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Rectoria de la Universidad de Guadalajara

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Address: Avenida Juarez 975 | Zona Centro, Guadalajara 44100, Mexico
Phone Number: 52-3-8252242
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This building houses an art museum with murals by Jose Clemente Orozco.

This building houses an art museum with murals by Jose Clemente Orozco.

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Beautiful murals in the Rotunda!

A very small museum of the UofG which house a few amazing murals "MURALES DE JOSÉ CLEMENTE OROZCO Paraninfo Exposición permanente". The murals are gorgeous.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2016
rjmonares
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Pleasant Hill, California
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Pleasant Hill, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

A very small museum of the UofG which house a few amazing murals "MURALES DE JOSÉ CLEMENTE OROZCO Paraninfo Exposición permanente". The murals are gorgeous.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

This is a stunning historic building by day and even more stunning as illuminated in the evening. It's an airy, light, spacious free musuem with a magnificent concert hall the cieling of which is painted by the renowned muralist José Clemente Orozco.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

How fabulous to see the role that a great University can play in an important city like Guadalajara. So much centre around the university and the 31st film festival returned to its original home and visitors get a chance to witness the impact this educational institution has had and is having....very inspiring!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

You'll never believe you're looking at a university. The building is beautiful by day and night, and the environs are nice too. The square outside the enormous church adjacent to the university building (Templo Expiatorio) is a a center of activity after dark. Families and tourists and business people are having street-cooked food and enjoying the evening.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

it has been turned into an art and culture museum, free to the public and with exceptional collections. the collections change so you may find something different every few weeks or so. Overall it was one of the most rewarding visits I had in GDL.

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

They have different events going on through out the year so you need to get on line and check out the their calendar. It is the old University of Guadalajara building. Across the street is the University of Guadalajara Technology building. When i went to the Rectoria with my niece they had an art class that she was invited to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

walking by and enjoyed the buildings lit up at night and the public art installations on the sidewalk

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Beautiful building and after checking out the art collections inside, it's a great place to start a nice long walk toward the very center of Guadalajara with much to see (little parks, many cafes, interesting architecture) along the way. Have your taxi drop you here, then walk roughly eastward toward the center. I will be back to this museum for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

All around, a nice facility. There is a small auditorium for lectures (check out the ceiling). The exhibit galleries are spacious and well lit. I think most if not all exhibitions and shows are free to the public. Regardless, it seems like an underutilized facility.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

I have seen and been at quite a number of universities around the world; and I have to admit that this one is quite a nice-looking building. The courses and offices are all located in the modern 20-storey building across the street, but the main seat is still located inside this over a century old and recently refurbished building. Behing... More 

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