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Address: Avenida Corona | Zona Centro, Guadalajara 44100, Mexico
Phone Number:
3 668 18 08
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Sun 10:00 - 15:00
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This 18th-century government building, which served as the headquarters of...

This 18th-century government building, which served as the headquarters of the Juarez administration in 1858, contains a number of the famous murals by Jose Clemente Orozco.

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Stunningly beautiful building!

A must see attraction! The building design itself is absolutely and stunningly beautiful. Close to the Guadalajara Cathedral, easy access and great backdrop for gorgeous pictures!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A must see attraction! The building design itself is absolutely and stunningly beautiful. Close to the Guadalajara Cathedral, easy access and great backdrop for gorgeous pictures!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful building with frescos worth seeing. All the beautifully preserved wooden doors and banisters are charming. Well presented historical information.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The government palace is a gorgeous building. Sign in at the entrance and go up the staircase to your right to see the spectacular mural by Jose Clemente Orozco painted in 1937. If you are not familiar with his work, there are guides that will give a very thorough explanation of it. The building itself is beautiful and there are... More 

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Monterrey, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

The architecture in here is so beautiful, the work on the stone is amazing, everything is clean and well taken care of.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

As a former elected official, I love to visit government buildings around the world. This visit was especially important because of the Orozco frescoes. The huge frescos above the grand staircase are magnificent. Also, don't miss the frescos in congress hall. I am so glad we made this stop to the Governor's Palace

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Malibu, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

A must visit place located on the heart of this beautiful city, go and get amazed by the cleanest, nicest and most awesome murals in Mexico! We loved this place 👍

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Philadelphia, Pa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

While the building is architecturally interesting, the main attractions are the Murals and the rotating exhibit, We had a great a guide hired through an agency and this made all the difference when viewing the Murals of Orozco. Some of the Murals are on a stairway and depicts the darker aspects of Mexican history. There are also murals in the... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

Open on Monday, unlike most of the museums in the city, this is Jones to 2 stunning Orozco murals. Entrance is free. The first mural, immediately on your right upon entering, is the portrait of Miguel Hidalgo, placed for maximum effect at the top of a massivive stone staircase . The other mural is not quite as shocking in it's... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

The Orozco murals in the stairway and in the former Congress Hall are incredible. Take your time to study the murals carefully as they are full of interesting historical details. The stairway mural is disturbing but fascinating. The small museum is newer, free, nicely designed, and well worth a visit. The architecture of the whole building is beautiful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

The exhibits rotate--we saw Mexican ceramics. The mural by Orozco is dark, even for period--disturbing really, but not to be missed. Admission is free.

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