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Reviewed April 16, 2019

The building is beautiful and has a few exhibitions. It's a nice place to enjoy some quiet and sit in the shade for a while.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019

Small but spectabular collection of ceramics including the winners of the annual Presidential prizes for ceramics. Exquisite pieces.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

This used to be a psychiatric hospital there is a night drama/terror play that explains what used to happen there. This is a very recommended tour to take but this is only in Spanish but I think anyone can understand by only watching the play....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 23, 2018

How lovely to see people sit in the shade around this rotunda that was built to honor those who contributed to society. From workers, insurgents, and intellectuals, it was refreshing to see this monument. Only two women were part of the statues.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Uni O
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Founded by the Catholic Bishop of Guadalajara in the early 19th Century, this palace for housing and raising local orphans covered acres of land, with fountains and magnificent multiple courtyards. It is now home to revolving art exhibits from around the world, concerts, the Jalisco...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed January 21, 2018

This is an old building of courtyards and small rooms that once housed patients.It's currently used for temporary cultural exhibits and events, which rotate through. When we were there, they had an exhibit of ceramic nativity scenes set up in many of the rooms. These...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Cynthia C
Reviewed January 18, 2018

A remarkably gorgeous building which we always enjoy. The rotating art exhibitions are lovely, and walking through this very statuesque building with Canterra stone pillars is so elegant.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed August 1, 2017

The place is old and has a lot of history, yet there are many things lacking, such as clean and equipped bathrooms, a decent souvenir store and descriptive signs so you can read and know what you are seeing without the help of a tour...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank christianp578
Reviewed February 10, 2017

Explore every arm of the cruciform public spaces surrounding the Cathedral to discover local history and culture.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Steve M
Reviewed December 3, 2016

First time to Guadalajara so we (co-worker and I) stopped by this area as it had a lot of history to it. There really wasn't too much to see at this place other than walk around the monument for a few minutes. It was very...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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