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Guadalajara Cathedral Tours

Guadalajara Cathedral
The heart of every Mexican city is its cathedral, and Guadalajara is no exception. Officially known as the Basílica de la Asunción de Nuestra Señora de la Santísima Virgen María, the Guadalajara Cathedral towers over the city’s central plazas. A mishmash of Gothic, baroque, Moorish, and neoclassical styles, the building is atypical for a Mexican cathedral, and its unusual design has made it an emblem of the city.

Since 1561, the massive cathedral has weathered eight earthquakes, two of which did serious damage. An 1818 quake demolished the central dome and towers. The distinctive tiled towers you see today date back to1854. The interior is awesome in the original sense of the word; the stained glass windows are reminiscent of Notre Dame, and 11 silver and gold altars were gifts from Spain’s King Fernando VII. But it’s not all just finery --- the cathedral also has its share of macabre relics. Under the great altar you’ll find the crypts of bishops and cardinals, which date back to the sixteenth century. And to the left of the main altar you’ll see the Virgin of Innocence, which contains the bones of a 12-year-old girl who was martyred in the third century, forgotten, and rediscovered in the Vatican catacombs 1400 years later. The bones were shipped to Guadalajara in 1788.

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The cathedral is open to visitors, but remember to wear “respectful clothing.” It’s considered discourteous to wear shorts or skimpy outfits when visiting a Mexican cathedral.
Address: Av Alcalde 10, Guadalajara, Jalisco 44100, Mexico
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Downtown Guadalajara and Tlaquepaque Tour

Discover all of Guadalajara’s top attractions during this in-depth day tour, with free time to explore the arts and gastronomy hub of Tlaquepaque. Get a peek at the controversial work of Mexican muralist Jose Clemente Orozco, and discover the city’s most stunning panoramic view. After visiting all the main landmarks, you’ll head to Tlaquepaque village. Linger over a tasty lunch platter, pop into an art gallery, or shop for handicraft souvenirs.
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Bike tour to the historic center

A bicycle tour is a special way to discover and get to know the city. We invite you to discover the great city of Guadalajara with us. Feel the soul of the city, drive through busy streets and learn about its incredible history, as well as about the culture and lifestyle of Mexicans. 13 km through Guadalajara to the most interesting places and places. Also, a visit to a typical Cantina, a Mexican bar, as well as a taco should not be missed.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Tour de artesanos Tonala y Tlaquepaque

During these experience you will learns about history and culture of Mexico thru it´s handscrafts we will visit two of the most representative artisans and potters towns in Mexico, all of these with the company of a tour guide who´s gonna lead the tour at the same time we provide useful information to get the most enjoyable tour.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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Free Walking Tour Guadalajara

The free walking tour in Guadalajara aims to make your experience the most likeable possible in your city, our job is to introduce you to the city with our history, traditions, and local folklore that you can only experience by walking.Our guides will always try the best to put a smile on your face and at the same time teach you about this wonderful city in Mexico!We meet EVERY DAY at 10 am near the Gazebo located in Plaza de Armas right next to the Guadalajara Cathedral and right in front of Palacio de gobierno.Here you only pay for the booking and at the end you are free to tip your guide if you think the tour was worth it, but everybody ends up very happy with it, you will not find a better deal!
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Guadalajara and Tlaquepaque City Sightseeing Tour

Discover the astounding architecture of Guadalajara and the provincial charm of Tlaquepaque on a sightseeing tour. Admire legendary landmarks and historical monuments in Guadalajara’s colonial downtown, marveling at the majesty of the cathedral and the theater. Embrace the vibrant atmosphere of the grand market before journeying to the quaint, cobbled streets of Tlaquepaque to explore bespoke boutiques bursting with artisan treasures.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Colonial Treasures: San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Zacatecas and Guadalajara

Discover Mexico’s stunning colonial heritage during this in-depth, multi-day tour, which takes you to four different standout cities. Get a peek at UNESCO-listed landmarks, browse bustling markets, take in live cultural performances, and visit the birthplace of mariachi and tequila—with an exclusive taste of Mexico’s world-famous agave-based export. Airport pickup and drop-off are included, along with breakfasts, a private guide, and four and five-star hotels.
  • Duration: 10 days
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09 DAYS: GREAT VICEREGAL CITIES

Follow the path of the Spanish Conquistadors on a 9-day tour from Mexico City. Beginning with convenient airport pickup, you cover more locations comfortably and in less time with all-inclusive land transportation.  Spare yourself the nightmare of booking a different hotel each night and rest easy in included accommodation with complimentary breakfast. Enjoy admission to all attractions during your visits to Patzcuaro, Guadalajara, Guanajuato, and other destinations.
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Mexican Muralism Cultural Tour in Guadalajara

Discover the architecture and the historical and cultural significance of Guadalajara on this guided half-day tour. Learn about the important Mexican muralists, including Jose Clemente Orozco and his work, and see examples of this artwork. Plus, visit historical sites like the Cabañas Orphanage, which features 57 of Orozco’s fresco murals, along with the Cathedral, the Degollado Theatre, and more.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Private tour Guadalajara Historic Center and Tlaquepaque

Explore Guadalajara without the hassle of planning on a private tour with round-trip transport from the Guadalajara airport or your accommodations. In addition to navigating for you, your guide provides inside recommendations and background on the history and culture of the region. The day’s itinerary includes a visit to Tlaquepaque, a neighboring town known for its artisan markets and food stands.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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Mexico: Fun & Adventures

ABOUT THE TRIP:Join our 9-day adventure Road Trip and experience Mexico you never thought about before: - 4 Mexican states (Zacatecas, Jalisco, Nayarit, Mexico City) situated in 3 climate zones; - top cultural & natural attractions: national park wit unique rock formations, 3 “Magic Towns”; 2 UNESCO Heritage Sites; culinary discoveries of each state etc.;- big choice of indoor & outdoor activities: tequila factory visit; hiking unique moon-like rock formations; visiting one of the most mysterious pyramids in Mesoamerica; surfing; snorkeling etc.HIGHLIGHTS:- Hike among unique moon-like rock formations of Sierra de Órganos National Park.- Visit La Quemada - one of the best conserved and most mysterious prehispanic cities of Mexico.- Visit the hometown of tequila & learn how this drink is made.- Take a boat trip to Marietas Islands’ beaches hidden in a small volcanic archipelago protected by the UNESCO.- Snorkel, surf & enjoy fine-sand beaches in Riviera Nayarit.
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5 Days Road Trip departing from Mexico City to visit the amazing Colonial Cities

This 5 days Road Trip Starts at Mexico City. This is a Private Tour, ideal for Small Groups or Families up to 15 Adults. You will be accompanied by a Certified Tour Guide in a private vehicle for you and your family or friends. You will get a better price if you are traveling in a group, the quotazion will automatically adjusted when you select the number of passengers. You will visit the soul of the great cities of the past and feel like you're in another century in this Route of 5 days by the Colonial Cities; visit Queretaro, the alleys of Guanajuato, the beautiful city of the Mexican folklore Guadalajara, the awesome architecture of Morelia, the magic of Patzcuaro and more.Enjoy a unique private tour expending time at your convenience in every stop, you will have plenty of time in every visit and won’t have to depend on strict schedules as usually happen in a shared service.This tour can operate any dayBook this amazing tour and fall in love with Mexico and its Colonial Cities.
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7 Days Road Trip visiting Mexican Colonial Cities starting at Mexico City

Take a trip to the most prominent places of the past times in this Route of 7 days by the Colonial Cities; know the quarry building of Zacatecas, the amazing town of San Miguel de Allende, Guadalajara, the City of Mariachi and Tequila, and much moreThis 5 days Road Trip Starts at Mexico City. This is a Private Tour, ideal for Small Groups or Families up to 15 Adults. You will be accompanied by a Certified Tour Guide in a private vehicle for you and your family or friends. You will get a better price if you are traveling in a group, the quotazion will automatically adjusted when you select the number of passengers. Enjoy a unique private tour expending time at your convenience in every stop, you will have plenty of time in every visit and won’t have to depend on strict schedules as usually happen in a shared service.This tour can operate any dayBook this amazing tour and fall in love with Mexico and its Colonial Cities.
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Colonial Beauties - 6 Day Tour

On this six-day tour, you will visit colonial cities such as San Miguel de Allende, a favorite residence for artists and intellectuals and famous for its buildings ranging from Baroque to Neo-Gothic. You will also discover the charm of the city Dolores Hidalgo, cradle of the independence of Mexico. Guanajuato, declared a world heritage and home to the Cervantino International Festival. Zacatecas, mining city with a spectacular cathedral of the Mexican Baroque; and Guadalajara, the birthplace of the emblematic mariachi and tequila.
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Admire the wonders of the XVI Century in Mexico in this Route of 8 days by the Colonial Cities, know the most important cities of the viceregal time and now a really treasures of architeture and culture, visit form Queretaro, Guadalajara, the land of Mariachi and Tequila, to the great Mexico City.-Visit sites declared UNESCO World Heritage-At the end transfer to Mexico City again-Safe time by booking hotel, lodging al ready includedEnjoy a unique private tour expending time at your convenience in every stop, you will have plenty of time in every visit and won’t have to depend on strict schedules as usually happen in a shared service.This tour can operate any dayBook this amazing tour and fall in love with Mexico and its Colonial Cities.
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Tour of downtown Guadalajara

This tour is an opportunity to go beyond the tourist sights and know first hand the social reality of Guadalajara, getting in touch with the local community while touring the most emblematic sites of the city.
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Private tour Guadalajara Historic Center and Tlaquepaque from Mexico City

Ideal for those with limited time, this full-day tour offers the opportunity to explore the city of Guadalajara from Mexico City without having to spend the night. You'll head straight from the airport to Guadalajara's historical center to see the main attractions, then go to Tlaquepaque, a picturesque village known for its art galleries and workshops.
  • Duration: 16 hours
  • Duration: 16 hours
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Vacation Photographer in Guadalajara

Localgrapher is the largest network of professional photographers and videographers with more than 600 destinations around the globe! Book your private photographer and guide in Guadalajara to capture your picture-perfect moments while visiting amazing sites!SOLO TRAVELERSFancy an insta-perfect photoshoot from your Guadalajara vacation? Localgrapher has years of experience with fashion and solo travel photography! Make your memories last a lifetime and share them on social media or display them in your home to receive an avalanche of compliments. COUPLESIf you are about to propose to your loved one, honeymooning or just exploring what Guadalajara has to offer, put the selfie stick aside and let Localgrapher’s superb photographers take care of the photos for you both.FAMILIES & GROUPSA family trip, wedding, bachelorette party or grand get-together? Forget missing someone from pictures, we’ll capture them all!
  • Duration: 30 minutes
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