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Address: Avenida Corona | Zona Centro, Guadalajara 44100, Mexico
Phone Number: 3 668 18 08
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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This 18th-century government building, which served as the headquarters of...

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.

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We stopped by the Palacio del Gobierno to see the famous Orozco murals. We were blown away by the murals. The colonial building is quite pleasant and cool on a hot day. Besides... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Laura V
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stopped by the Palacio del Gobierno to see the famous Orozco murals. We were blown away by the murals. The colonial building is quite pleasant and cool on a hot day. Besides the Orozco mural, you can see some colonial furnishings, historical paintings and the government chambers. The entrance is free. Just walk in and look around or find... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

This was a great find in the city. We stopped by to see the famous Jose Clemente Orozco mural and asked if they had a tour guide. We had a wonderful tour (Spanish only) and learned so much about the history of Guadalajara and the Governors that lived here. The murals and their story are great and would not have... More 

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Surrey, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

The architecture of this building is lovely. The surrounding area is quite pleasant for an afternoon stroll, with cafes and restaurants, benches where you can eat your lunch. The Tapio bus tours are very close.

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Thank Joysonggirl
Watsonville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

We were walking by downtown and we saw this building which seems a bit intimidating with security outside but I asked if we could come inside, they warmly said yes. I'm glad I did. This place has wonderful architecture and amazing murals. When we went in Dec 2015 they also had an art exhibit which was nice to see. I... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

This is still a working building with some government offices there. I would recommend this for the historical value and information you get while touring this building.

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Thank Roger R
Monterrey, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

This places was made with the fine detail of Mexican government Buildings. It is a beautiful place to see and admire. A lot of history is held here!

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Thank Cata G
Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

Few buildings in Mexico have been witness to so many important historical events. The Orozco paintings are impressive and thought-provoking.

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Thank MexicanPerspective
Hampton Bays, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

We visited the Palacio de Gobierno to see the socialist realist murals of Hidalgo over the stairway. However, the Museo there also shows murals of the history of Jalisco (labeled in Spanish). There are other murals in the building in the area marked Congress. All of the murals were being cleaned or restored while we were there and there was... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

We were invited to celebration of the 474 years of Guadalajara bec. of the IFI declaration. We were greeted well by no less than the Mayor or the Presidente de gobernador of Guadalajara. Very young and impressive. The Palacio de Gobireno is only around 50 years old but they made it like century old building to match its surrounding. We... More 

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Irapuato, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

This building is one of the most amazing buildings in Guadalajara, the construction and the paintings are superb!

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