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Rectoria de la Universidad de Guadalajara

Juarez 975 | Zona Centro, Guadalajara 44100, Mexico
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Ranked #14 of 107 Attractions in Guadalajara
Type: Architectural Buildings, Art Museums, Cultural
Owner description: This building houses an art museum with murals by Jose Clemente Orozco.
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Art Museums, Cultural
Owner description: This building houses an art museum with murals by Jose Clemente Orozco.

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Brookline, Massachusetts
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90 reviews 90 reviews
50 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

It houses art exhibits. However, all the explanations are in Spanish. But had a great exhibit on local architecture which I enjoyed. And the are great murals in trhe central auditorium

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Columbia, South Carolina
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44 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

If you would like to learn about the educational resources Guadalajara has to offer this is a great place to visit. Their main auditorium honors Allende, not so much because he was president of Chile but what he had to say about youth.

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86 reviews 86 reviews
45 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

They may have other exhibits, but Orozco is why you will go to this place. These painels complete his collection with Palacio del Gobierno and nstituto Cabañas (to be left for last). Near the Expiatorio.

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Bowmanville, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
25 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Kill two birds with one stone and visit the Rectoria of the University of Guadalajara and the Cathedral immediately behind. The entry is free and there are many murals by Orozco to see and a museum and display of work by national artists etc. it is a short distance from the center of town.

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Guaymas, Mexico
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We are staying near Templo Expiatoria and this building so dropped in. No charge. The Orozco murals are very nice in the little theater. The building is lovely but the art museum is nothing special - if there was a charge I would say don't bother but if you are visiting Templo Expiatoria then go for it. However, the main... More 

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Mexico City
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120 reviews 120 reviews
58 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Partially closed. Mostly local artsits. Limited hours. SECURITY ALERT in Guadalajara - Street shootings, kidnappings, drug planting at the ariport. If unnecessary, DON'T TRAVEL TO GUADALAJARA.

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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54 reviews 54 reviews
19 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

It is just a piece of architecture that is striking, inside and out. It is even more pretty at night ,with the Expiatorio looming in the background.

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Santiago, Chile
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85 reviews 85 reviews
15 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

Walk the area, pretty and drop in. A wonderful sample of the "maestro"'s art. The murals are in something called the "paraninfo", a spacious room in the form of an auditorium. Very worth thr visit.

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2012

Nice building and museum. And close to Lopez Cotilla and Chapultepec, lots of restaurants around.

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Guadalajara
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66 reviews 66 reviews
66 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2012

a school is a school...it's all right...but nothing necessarily spectacular...

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