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Calle Independencia

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Address: Guadalajara, Mexico
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A popular shopping strip in Tlaquepaque, a tiny suburb on the outskirts of...

A popular shopping strip in Tlaquepaque, a tiny suburb on the outskirts of Guadalajara.

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Fun to walk along and see the history and shops along the way. There are lots of little shops and food stalls, as well as plenty of pretty plants to view and opportunities to take... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
BeccaNagella
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Marion, Indiana, United States
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Tecpan, Guatemala
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great pedestrian walkway with a wide variety of shops, galleries, and restaurants. From cheesy tourist merchandise to high end galleries, it has something for everyone. Nice places to sit and people watch as well. This is a place that you can walk down a few times and always find something new.. Enjoy.

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Marion, Indiana, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fun to walk along and see the history and shops along the way. There are lots of little shops and food stalls, as well as plenty of pretty plants to view and opportunities to take great photos!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Spent many an hour walking and just enjoying the wonderful weather and the architecture here. People are amazingly warm too.

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Ajijic, Jalisco
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

All our visitors love Tlacapaque and the pedestrian center, Calle Independencia. Try to arrive after 10 in the morning so you can shop and go to the pottery museum. Then enjoy one of the wonderful restaurants.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

I love walking around along Calle Independencia, specially noticing the buildings surrounding the street. They have done an excellent job keeping the place looking neat, without stealing from the Colonial style that the hundred year old buildings have.

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Thank Bella O
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Find your way to this street and you will not be disappointed. There is a feast for the eyes in the different shopping experiences, ceramics, clothes, leather goods, etc

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Olympia, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It was actually very nice, but nice is nice. Once can see lots of nice. Take a look if you are close by, or stop in any neighborhood that looks nice to you. Do not make a special trip and one need not spend more than an hour or two there.

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Champery, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Independencia is a lovely day out as it has always been, but like many art centres, it is going through a transition period at the moment. When I was last there, about 7 years ago, there were many more artisan shops with a wider creative palate than there are today. Now, there are many shops which are selling similar things,... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Another year goes by and once again, it was time for a Mexico visit. While I still stand by my comments of a year ago, the commercial landscape continues to change but the number of changes are fewer this year. The locals continue to come out in droves in the evenings and on weekends to enjoy the area. More positive... More 

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Lillooet, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

We really enjoyed our day in the shopping district of Tlaquepaque. The stores were interesting to look at, some very stunning art galleries \ furniture stores to walk though, and the street itself is great for people watching while sitting in one of the many restaurants. That said, it didn't feel like an artisan's shopping area, more a high priced... More 

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