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Address: Avenida Morelos | Zona Centro, Guadalajara 44100, Mexico
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This traditional plaza has frequent free evening concerts and is always...

This traditional plaza has frequent free evening concerts and is always filled with a variety of amateur musicians.

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Big landmark !

Is just perfect for big expositions. Is surrounded by beautiful buildings. Theres always something going on.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Karim S
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Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
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Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Is just perfect for big expositions. Is surrounded by beautiful buildings. Theres always something going on.

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Thank Karim S
Northampton, Massachusetts
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

Lovely plaza in guadalajara. Enjoyed walking around the city and coming across this area with lots of life. People are sitting around and enjoying the day.

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Thank Mandicat2014
Hampton Bays, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2016

The Plaza de Armas is right next to the Catedral. This is the place where the Spanish fought the indigenous. There is a wrought iron gazebo. There is greenery and park benches but not a lot of shade. Lots of pigeons!

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Thank Karin M
San Francisco
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2016

Plaza de Armas is THE CENTER of activity for Guadalajara. I loved it after dark. The lights, colors, and enormous, imposing cathedral are shock and awe in all directions. Bring your low-light camera. Watch the people.

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Tijuana, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2016

Visit it at any time. If your hotel is near you will find yourself visiting every day. On weekends the orchestra plays live in the kiosk and you´ll find a lot of street artist that you can enjoy for hours. There are a lot of great places to visit near this plaza. there is a Hotel just in front with... More 

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Keremeos, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2016

Especially at night, all lit up, this whole area is magical(not including the beggars). You will be taking lots of pictures, and spending some time slack jawed and possibly drooling over the architecture. There is some construction on one side of the plaza now, they are excavating for the placement of underground ducts for cable etc. It prevents access from... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2015

We were surprised to pass by the square and find a big group of mariachis performing. Locals and tourists dancing around and watching, so nice. On the other side there was a group of elder people with an arranged open air cinema watching old school mexican movies, very folkloric.

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Thank JuSecchi
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2015

Whenever I visit this lovely city - the plaza is in the middle of my day or evening out. In the daylight - so informative and inspiring to the human spirit. In the evening - so romantic and always lit up. Once I am here, I know my way to many other venues. Stop and enjoy this cosmopolitan city here... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2015

Its a nice place to take breaks during the walks around specially in the evening . Architecture is awesome around so it was fun being there and relaxing .

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Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2015

Belive it or not, Guadalajara almost does not have a "centre". There is abviously a huge area od main streets packed with people over the day; but as soon as the shops close thisweb of main streets turns into a dark and at some point scary suburb. The "only" place where you may still reralize that you are in the... More 

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