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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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Walk around this area

Our Hotel Frances was located close by so we walked around this and connecting plazas each day here. People from all over the country and world come to view the sites here.

Reviewed March 4, 2017
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Oregon Coast, Oregon
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Oregon Coast, Oregon
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128 reviews
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Reviewed March 4, 2017

Our Hotel Frances was located close by so we walked around this and connecting plazas each day here. People from all over the country and world come to view the sites here.

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Penang,Malaysia
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed December 13, 2016

one of the main visits places in guadalajara. worth to stop by. there's always some event happening here. nice viewpoint of watching mexicans live their life. great place

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Thank Joel C
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed November 17, 2016 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 16 helpful votes
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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Hampton Bays, New York
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86 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 294 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
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 35 helpful votes
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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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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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