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Address: Avenida Corona | Zona Centro, Guadalajara 44100, Mexico
Phone Number: 3 668 18 08
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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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nice building from outside fine inside

Visiting the centre of Guadalajara you should not miss Plaza de Armas and nearby Palacio de Gobierno...and get inside to see the several part the building and see one of the main... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Guadalajara Metropolitan Area, Mexico
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Guadalajara Metropolitan Area, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting the centre of Guadalajara you should not miss Plaza de Armas and nearby Palacio de Gobierno...and get inside to see the several part the building and see one of the main work of Jose Clemente Orozco and un impressive mural counting the history of past Mexico and the contemporary too.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

I visited this building with great expectations but there's not much to see inside. It is an old building, there are several policemen but none of them know anything about the building. Inside on the stairs there's a big painting of Hidalgo, nice painting but a little out of order, mixing periods of time and world history. There's a hall... More 

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San Diego, CA, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

It is located near the cathedral and is good for some pictures and that is about it. I dont think you are allowed to enter as a tourist

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

It is no secret that Guadalajara has very beautiful spaces. This is one of them. The architecture is colonial and very worth a visit. What stands out are the mural paintings inside.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

A really historical monument, which is still active offering typical administrative services. If you have a guide, he will explain what the magnificent drawings mean.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

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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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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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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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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