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Beautiful pedestrian walkway with cafes, craft shops, and galleries.

Great place to enjoy Mexican food and shopping. Calle Independencia in the artists' neighborhood... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2017
Nice place to visit

There isn't much to do, but it does have very nice restaurants, with very good Mariachi music... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Glafiro Alonso V
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A popular shopping strip in Tlaquepaque, a tiny suburb on the outskirts of Guadalajara.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“galleries” (6 reviews)
Guadalajara, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

Great place to enjoy Mexican food and shopping. Calle Independencia in the artists' neighborhood of Tlaquepaque is closed to vehicles and serves as an outdoor pedestrian mall. There are numerous craft shops, restaurants, and fine art galleries. Lovely Mexican handicrafts and food. There are also...More

Thank Sally_EP
Reviewed 20 August 2017

There isn't much to do, but it does have very nice restaurants, with very good Mariachi music. Nice place for a walk and to find some food. Also does have very nice historic buildings for pictures. If you are not eating though, 30 minutes should...More

Thank Glafiro Alonso V
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

I did not ended up going because when I used the directions to get there using UBER, the map sent me to a really bad neighborhood. It was fairly scary. Immediately changed the destination in UBER and got the hell away from there. At the...More

Thank Adrian S
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Always lots of things happen along any street named Independencia - just take a taxi there and get out and walk - things

Thank mme-arcati
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This street, in Tlaquepaqe has a lot of galleries. The galleries are huge, some of them just looks small from the outside. The prices are fair and the total atmosphere is great. start from El Parian center.

Thank Segev H
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Calle Independencia provides a showplace for art furniture, jewelry, and other mediums. Most of the products are made in nearby Tonala where you can buy them for a much cheaper price. However, I'm not all that mobile and Tonala is dusty and loaded with chaos...More

Thank MysteryShrink
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Excellent to stroll and spend an entire afternoon. Window shopping and having a Margarita and any of the typical restaurants on this street. All shops and most rest close early. (Around 9 PM ). In general I found it to be a safe area.

Thank Jorge T
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Great area for walking around and chacking out the little stoes and restaurants. This street is very clost the cetral plazas and historical buldings. Easy walking and lots to see.

Thank Lesleyann1
Reviewed 15 July 2016

This is a great pedestrian walkway with a wide variety of shops, galleries, and restaurants. From cheesy tourist merchandise to high end galleries, it has something for everyone. Nice places to sit and people watch as well. This is a place that you can walk...More

Thank gregkemp
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Fun to walk along and see the history and shops along the way. There are lots of little shops and food stalls, as well as plenty of pretty plants to view and opportunities to take great photos!

Thank proudpittiemama616
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22 July 2016|
Response from gregkemp | Reviewed this property |
Hello, As I remember they open at ten am.