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“Beautiful Artwork and Easy Access” 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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Ranked #11 of 111 attractions in Guadalajara
Type: Government Buildings, Historic Sites, Art Museums
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.
Zeeland, Michigan
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“Beautiful Artwork and Easy Access”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

A recent visit to Guadalajara led us to Liberation Square where we were able to tour many plazas and buildings. The Palacio is the capital building for the state. Unlike in the US, this building had easy access with no security checks. The architecture was beautiful as well as several ceiling paintings. Our hosts in Mexico gave us a brief history lesson as we were on our self guided tour. We were even able to enter the chambers where the voting occurs. Well worth our time. Make sure you have a tour guide or read about the building when you tour.

Visited June 2014
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San Rafael, California
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“Orozco Murals”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Check out the Orozco Murals, and not just the one in the stair well, but in the assembly. There were also some great paintings of the different governors

Visited May 2014
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Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
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“nice place filled with corrupt politicians”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

a nice building with lots of history, nice mural paintings, the only downside is that its filled with lots of corrupt politicians.

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Dallas, Texas
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“lovely building”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

. interesting building which is typical of Guadalajara... the ceiling mural is located here and the courtyards are pleasant.

Visited March 2014
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Los Barriles, Mexico
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“Outstanding Murals”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

A must see are the Orozco murals both in the great stairwell and the Hall of Congress. Don't miss the view from the portrait room out over the Plaza de Armas.

Visited March 2014
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