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“Huge, gigantic” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Expo Guadalajara

Expo Guadalajara
Ranked #14 of 172 things to do in Guadalajara
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Owner description: A massive expo center which holds many of latin America's annual events and conventions.
La Paz, Bolivia
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530 reviews
252 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 336 helpful votes
“Huge, gigantic”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

This is such a huge and gigantic place, that very few of the larger events can actually fill it. I attended the 28 FICG, one of the largest international films festivals in the world, with more than 3000 people attending, and still, only a fraction of the space was used. The place can hold several large exhibits at once, plus music shows, meetings, etc. At least five big hotels just across the street, a five minutes walk to any of them.

Visited March 2013
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Guadalajara, Mexico
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64 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“New and improved!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

The revamp of this huge exposition center breathes life into the economy of this city. There are several event here yearly, including the world famous International Book Fair in late November, which is the second largest in the world,after Frankfurt, Germany.

Visited March 2013
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Santiago, Chile
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105 reviews
23 attraction reviews
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“A place in itself.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

I just came back from the Feria Internacional de Libro. This is a yearly event in a huge exhibition area. If it's not there, it doesn't exist in Spanish. Chile was the guest of honor this year and participated with a very nice pavilion, lots of books, interesting side activities, talks, etc.
Every editorial house is there, from the most esoteric to the most serious ones.

750,000 people in 8 days. It's the second largest book fair in the world.

Visited December 2012
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San Diego, California
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24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Great place for the FIL”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

We've been to the Expo several times over the years to attend the FIL, the annual international book fair. This is a great place for the book fair because of its size, facilities and location.

Visited November 2012
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Guadalajara, Mexico
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36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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“The EXPO Guadalajara”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

This is a a little short of 120,000 square meters or 1,200,000 square feet of exhibition area. The areas are also suitable for social, sport and corporate events.

With more than 25 years experience they sure know how to organize whatever event, There are plenty of meeting rooms and presentation rooms.

There are cafeterias and restaurants scattered all over. Main EXPO's coming back every year are the Book, The Hardware, Transportation, Furniture EXPO's and much more. Many of this have an International character..

Visited May 2012
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