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“Niecely preserved government building” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Palacio de Gobierno

Palacio de Gobierno
Avenida Corona | Zona Centro, Guadalajara 44100, Mexico
3 668 18 08
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Guadalajara and Tlaquepaque City Sightseeing Tour
Ranked #16 of 146 things to do in Guadalajara
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour
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Owner description: 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.
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
“Niecely preserved government building”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

I actually was directed there to find an exhibit on tequila, which I didn't find but the murals alone were worth the visit. It was actually quite calm on a Sunday afternoon with just a few visitors.

Visited February 2013
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“The murals!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

This is a lovely (and cool) classically colonial building of stone with a courtyard in the middle. The main attraction for us was the dramatic and historical murals both in the stairway and in the meeting room for the congress. Worth a stop.

Visited February 2013
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Singapore, Singapore
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“It was a friendly pace to buy all sorts of tipico Mixico. I felt safe. There was so many handi craft things there made w”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

What can I say negative but if you dont speack the language or know english even this palce acn be confusing. Translations of English German and Chinese

Visited January 2013
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Sioux City Iowa
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“VERY BEAUTIFUL”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

Surrounded by tons of polica with guns ! Get used to it in Mexico ! They are not overly friendly but they have a job to do You ll often find peaceful protests here too Dont worry about them. Take the time to read a lot of the information posted inside its a beautiful old building !

Visited January 2013
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Brownsville, Texas
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“Nice murals by Orozco !!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

This place is free to just walk inside and take pictures. The paintings by muralist Orozco are well worth photographing. Some of the inner courtyards have orange trees like those I've seen in Seville, Spain. You can even walk into the congressional debating hall-complete with more murals!!!

Visited January 2013
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