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Expo Guadalajara

Address: Avenida Mariano Otero, 1499, Guadalajara 45050, Mexico
Phone Number: 52-3-6710055
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Ranked #17 of 107 Attractions in Guadalajara
Type: Convention Centers, Other
Owner description: A massive expo center which holds many of latin America's annual events and conventions.
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Type: Convention Centers, Other
Owner description: A massive expo center which holds many of latin America's annual events and conventions.

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  • English first
  • French first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The expo runs on weekends and features native people selling transitional handicrafts. A bit of haggling is required, but you need to know Spanish to be able to do that. Else just relish the street market experience and pick up a good souvenir

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Seekonk, Massachusetts
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43 reviews 43 reviews
4 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I visited the Expo Ferretera. We attended the first day and arrived at the start. They were not quite ready for the 10:00 start, which is annoying, but probable somewhat common. The various rooms were well laid out and organized. Some empty booths. Food was available in the upstairs pavilion which I had not seen before. Food vendors were limited,... More 

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Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
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118 reviews 118 reviews
36 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

it is the largest and the best expo, trading, show of latin america. a nice place with all the space you need for a show.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

I visited last year the International Book Fair (Feria International del Libro) hosted by Expo Guadalajara and from my point of view is the second best in the world (after Frankfurt). I found many editors and books from other countries that would be very difficult to find in Mexico, and the Cultural activities where beyond my expectations.

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Antigua, Guatemala
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

A large, modern convention center, at par with any of the large ones in major cities around the world. Efficient and clean. We visited for the Expo Ferretera (Hardware Show) at the end of August. Several hotels around the CC are convenient to avoid any traffic. Positively impressed.

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New York City, New York
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86 reviews 86 reviews
26 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

I had reason to tour the convention center and felt that it was very much on par with many of the centers I have worked in and visited around the country. The building is modern and efficiently run. There is great attention to keeping the public areas and restrooms quite clean and I found that impressive. The building is large... More 

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La Paz, Bolivia
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362 reviews 362 reviews
188 attraction reviews
226 helpful votes 226 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

This is such a huge and gigantic place, that very few of the larger events can actually fill it. I attended the 28 FICG, one of the largest international films festivals in the world, with more than 3000 people attending, and still, only a fraction of the space was used. The place can hold several large exhibits at once, plus... More 

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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

The revamp of this huge exposition center breathes life into the economy of this city. There are several event here yearly, including the world famous International Book Fair in late November, which is the second largest in the world,after Frankfurt, Germany.

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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

I just came back from the Feria Internacional de Libro. This is a yearly event in a huge exhibition area. If it's not there, it doesn't exist in Spanish. Chile was the guest of honor this year and participated with a very nice pavilion, lots of books, interesting side activities, talks, etc. Every editorial house is there, from the most... More 

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San Diego, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

We've been to the Expo several times over the years to attend the FIL, the annual international book fair. This is a great place for the book fair because of its size, facilities and location.

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