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“nice walk”(2 reviews)
“fountain”(4 reviews)
This popular seven-block-long plaza is always crowded and is ringed with interesting stores.
Avenida Hidalgo y Morelos | Zona Centro, Guadalajara 44100, Mexico
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

The promenade from the Cathedral to the Plaza is a perfect example of a great idea for a city's renewal/upgrade but a horrible failure. It is rundown, dirty and an eyesore. Someone with some vision/money of increasing tourism and business should step in an do...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ramadave
Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

We had a great couple hours shopping and strolling. Last of small vendors and beautiful statues and fountain.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dre1227
Reviewed January 5, 2019

Everything from fine jewelry to Knick knacks is available along this plaza. Take your time and walk it and enjoy.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Father_Stephen
Reviewed September 29, 2018

Alot to see. Be prepared to see alot of people from different parts of Mexcio. Few tourist from U.S.A. but OK.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RamonSalcido
Reviewed March 21, 2018

There are some incredible site and markets around here, but the plaza itself is nothing special. Make sure you visit Mercado San Juan Dios or the large jewel market.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed February 19, 2018

Curring through from the massive covered market on our way to the Institututo Cultural de Cabanas, we entered onto the Plaza Tapatia, which must have been lovely before the 18th Century buildings were razed and replaced by austere 1970s-era structures flanking a long reflecting pool....More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Sandy S
Reviewed November 7, 2017

It's a nice place to spend a quiet afternoon with the family. You can grab a bite and drink traditional "Rusas". You have to visit Instituto Cabañas while you're there. Great parking under it, expensive but easy to access. It could be cleaner.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank xenarulz
Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

Friendly atmosphere, easy going people. Beautiful scenery for a nice walk. Easy to find and close to local amenities.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank ronellem915
Reviewed March 8, 2017

Wonderful plaza with beautiful people all around us. No one bothered us and just let us be and take photos.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank CJ0912
Reviewed February 13, 2017

We took a walk from the Cathedral to the Museum Cabanas to see the Orozco frescos. The walk down this plaza is so invigorating. Lots of water fountains and public art. The area has lots of booths and pop-up stands selling Mexican crafts. Find a...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Melissa M
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