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Address: Avenida Americas y Avenida Avila Camacho | Zapopan, Guadalajara 45100, Mexico
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A 20-meter-high double arch built to commemorate the city's founders.

A 20-meter-high double arch built to commemorate the city's founders.

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Entrance Arc for Zapopan (Arco de Ingreso a Zapopan)

A beautiful structure, about 20 meters (65 feet) tall, which greets you and welcomes you to the Paseo Teopiltzintli, the original entrance to the city - now lined with restaurants... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 10, 2014
Mister-Markie
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San Rafael, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There are some local sidewalk cafes and bars along the wide walkway to the Basilica. None have great food, but if you're going to check out the Basilica anyway, you´ll see the arch. For a great restaurant, look for Mar Azul two blocks away...you´ll have to ask directions. Get the tacos gobernador....shrimp tacos swimming in a creamy chipotle sauce.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This is a beautiful arch that leads you through the original entrance to the city. After coming through this rather large arch, it is about 15-20m high, you enter into a street lined with restaurants and shops that leads directly to the Basilica of Our Lady of Zapopan. I am not reviewing the latter, however the arch is nice but... More 

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San Rafael, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

A beautiful structure, about 20 meters (65 feet) tall, which greets you and welcomes you to the Paseo Teopiltzintli, the original entrance to the city - now lined with restaurants and shops - and which leads directly to the Basilica of Our Lady of Zapopan.

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Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

nice public plaza, lots of bars to have a drink, also you can eat in many restaurants along the path to the basilica de Zapopan.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

These arches are great photo opportunity, you have a gorgeous fountain and the arches with the story of Guadalajara on the architecture.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2012

Make a nice landmark and entrance into the old Zapopan area but are not as noticeable now as they once were when they were more isolated.

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