Plaza de la Liberación

Plaza de la Liberación, Guadalajara: Address, Plaza de la Liberación Reviews: 4.5/5

Plaza de la Liberación
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This always busy downtown plaza lies at the heart of the city's historic district.
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vagabondginger
Alicante, Spain1,315 contributions
Feb 2020
Posing on the Guadalajara sign I had the cathedral as the backdrop for the photo. There's a fountain and the statue of Hidalgo breaking the chains - he is the Father of this nation. This plaza is a celebration of independence. The plazas all lead from one to another making it such a good walk of the historic city center.
Written March 9, 2020
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Gwen
San Francisco, CA32 contributions
Jul 2019
My friend and I hired a local, English speaking, guide to walk us around the Centro Historico area. Knowing the history of Guadalajara made this plaza much more interesting than just walking through it. I also enjoyed sitting in a cafe drinking coffee and people watch. I've been to Guadalajara several times and I always enjoy seeing what events, activities and programs they have going on in the plaza.
Written February 25, 2020
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Zahid & Malti Khan
London, UK813 contributions
Oct 2019 • Couples
Having visited the Delores Hidalgo, the Cradle of Mexican Independence we decided to visit Plaza de la Liberacion and discovered that it is an architectural delight in the buzzing heart of Guadalajara.

A great place to admire the architecture, enjoy the entertainment or just sit on a bench in the shade and watch life in a real Mexican city that is still mostly undiscovered by overseas tourists.
Written October 27, 2019
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DGH-GDL
Guadalajara, Mexico168 contributions
Dec 2012 • Friends
One of the first plazas I ever saw in Guadalajara, some 30 years ago, it has changed little in appearance. I know that new trees have been planted to replace the large older ones that were getting just too big for this plaza-and new lighting that shines up from the sidewalks onto the historical buildings surrounding it have been added. But the two large fountains at each end still remain the same. Benches surround the entire plaza that faces the teatro delgeado and the cathedral on the other side. It is still fun just to sit and watch many people passing by or the many free concerts held there at any given day. This is a very family oriented plaza, so watch out for the little ones!
Written December 14, 2012
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Mark William Ja... D
London, UK131 contributions
Jan 2020 • Couples
Colonial centre of Guadalajara. This place is most welcoming to tourists with buildings, and opportunities for photos, or you can take a calandia (horse drawn carriage tour)
Written January 15, 2020
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Jeff T
Aliso Viejo, CA160 contributions
Sep 2021
wow, got dropped off via uber after we rose to street level from underground tunnel. Wow. what a plaza and what a church. so much to see right around the cathedral, from the theater to the governors mansion, to the shops and restaurants and don't forget to get some food at la chata. so fun.
Written September 7, 2021
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Octavio B
9 contributions
Mar 2019 • Friends
Plaza de la Liberacion or Freedom plaza is a totally centric location for the many amenities of Guadalajara city. You can take a ride in a horse drawn Calandria or go into the cathedral. vast shopping and great foods. It is tourist friendly and safe.
Written March 25, 2019
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businesstraveler05
Miami, FL226 contributions
Mar 2019 • Couples
We walked around the centro area of Guadalajara and stopped in this plaze. There's parking garage under the plaza!
Written March 19, 2019
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BobinMex
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico58 contributions
Sep 2018 • Solo
If you're planning a culturally-rich day trip you won't want to pass on going to the Plaza de la Liberacion. Here you'll be in close proximity to the main cathedral, the Regional Museum, Delgado Theatre the Palacio del Gobierno, and the Cabanas Cultural Institute.

The Plaza de La Liberacion definitely lights up during festivals. I suggest visiting during festivals. You'll see how the city and people put all their energy in celebrating their culture and traditions.
Written October 9, 2018
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Bill D
Redmond, OR76 contributions
Aug 2018 • Couples
A lively plaza surrounded by some of the most spell-binding architecture your mind can ever imagine...GO AT DUSK and watch the illumination on the cathedral light up the evening...it is absolutely gorgeous!!!
Written August 28, 2018
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