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“Slightly disappointed” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Instituto Cultural Cabanas

Instituto Cultural Cabanas
Hospicio 8 | Colonia Centro, Guadalajara 44100, Mexico
52 33 36176734
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Ranked #1 of 111 Attractions in Guadalajara
Type: Museums
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Owner description: Once an orphanage, this building now serves as a gallery of the famous murals of Jose Clemente Orozco.
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“Slightly disappointed”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

the permanent art exhibition was good without being outstanding. I was slightly disappointed by most of the murals by Orozco, except the man of fire. there was an excellent temporary exhibition.

In the square outside outside there were some wonderful sculptures.

Visited January 2013
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Guadalajara, Mexico
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“Must see in Guadalajara”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013 via mobile

The hospicio means orphanage in Spanish. This used to be , among many different uses over its LONG history, a home for poor children. RIGHT next door is the Mercado Libertad which is a must see. And near by Centro Joyero. I love visiting the Zhispicio. You are charged extra - small amt. To take ojotos but it is eorth it plus these spaces need a lot of maintenance!

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“Very interesting murals”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

I liked murals of Clemente Orozco, they are impressive. It's a great building. It is a must in Guadalajara

Visited December 2012
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Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
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“Take a tour guide for frescos interpretation .”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

Frescos and tour guide. It's history too. Hardly anyone there at the time which made it even more special.

Visited January 2013
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“Amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013 via mobile

A great place to visit, full of culture. It's a must go.
The convent itself is gorgeous and the paintings inside are a wonder.

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