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Palacio de Gobierno

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Address: Avenida Corona | Zona Centro, Guadalajara 44100, Mexico
Phone Number: 3 668 18 08
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This 18th-century government building, which served as the headquarters of...

This 18th-century government building, which served as the headquarters of the Juarez administration in 1858, contains a number of the famous murals by Jose Clemente Orozco.

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beautiful quick diversion

The murals by José Clemente Orozco are worth the trip inside on their own, there's also a cute kids section that provides some background on the area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Michael K

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The murals by José Clemente Orozco are worth the trip inside on their own, there's also a cute kids section that provides some background on the area.

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I know this because I was once, a long time ago, invited to give the grito with the Governor of Jalisco. The building is absolutely lovely and you are allowed to go in and see the inside. The garden in front, the Plaza de Armas is also lovely. They occasionally have concerts in kiosk. It is part of the CROSS... More 

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Thank MercyinMexico
Warszawa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice colonial building where you can find a lot of information about the history of Jalisco region, nice combination of a tradition, history and contemporary businesses.

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Keremeos, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is another beauty in and around the plaza de Armas that will keep your attention for a long time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

We had a chance to visit Palacio de Gobierno and the orozco murals a while back, very nice to se as you enter the stairs in the courtyard.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

It is worth having a wander through the palace, very informative with a large mural at the elaborate staircase leading to the 2nd floor

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

As there was a protest at the front door, we could not visit inside. The outside architecture is very interesting but based on the photos here, the inside is even beeter. Hopefully you'll have more luck.

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

Nice historic building. Right in the heart of the city. The building is beautiful inside and out, and you have some of the best murals on the inside walls. Also, every evening at around 6:00PM, a local music assemble plays traditional music or orchestra right in the kiosk in front of the building. Really recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Make sure to check out the murals inside. Don't let the guards outside fool you, the building is open to the public and is free. Make sure to walk the entire courtyard and check out the murals on the second floor.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

The Palacio de Gobierno or the Jalisco Government Building houses offices corresponding to the different government secretaries of the State of Jalisco. The building was built in the XVII century and it is a fine example of Spanish colonial architecture. Some of its walls and ceiling are covered with frescoes by Alfaro Siqueiros, one of Mexico´s most celebrated muralists of... More 

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