Free Tour through the history and culture of Guadalajara

Duration: 2h
Languages: Spanish
Guru: Pablo
Quality Verified Registered on July 27, 2022

I am originally from Guadalajara, I have always lived here, I am passionate about knowing the history and culture of the places I visit, and that is why I like to share the city where I live with others, so that they can make the most of their visit.

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Welcome everyone to one of the most beautiful cities in Mexico! We will take a tour through the history of Guadalajara, knowing the moments that have marked the course of this city , from its founding, through its history until today. Guadalajara is a city with many stories and curiosities to tell , let's get to know them!

We will start our tour with the oldest and most iconic building in our city: the Cathedral , we will learn about its hidden legends and its peculiar architecture . We will continue in the Plaza de la Rotonda to learn the stories of prominent figures of our city.

We will enter the Government Palace museum, which was once a fortress and today has impressive mural paintings by José Clemente Orozco, and we will continue our tour to appreciate the beautiful architecture of the Degollado Theater.

We will know the place where our city was founded and some curious facts about its foundation almost 500 years ago!

We will go through the alleys that keep ancient legends and we will end our tour in a beautiful museum that is also a World Heritage Site : the Cabañas Hospice.

These are some of the places we will visit on this tour:

  • Cathedral
  • mayor ride
  • Roundabout of the illustrious Jalisco
  • government palace
  • Throat cut theatre
  • Founders Square
  • Tapatia Square
  • hospice cabins

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  • Meeting point:
    Plaza Guadalajara, Av. Miguel Hidalgo...
    Plaza Guadalajara, Av. Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, Zona Centro, 44100 Guadalajara, Jal., Mexico
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    Meet me in front of the Cathedral, I will bring a backpack with a scarf and a cap.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Vero... 23 Feb 2023

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Travelled in couple - Feb 2023
Muy bien Pablo. Yo agregaría un par de puntos más de interés. Por lo demás, todo correcto, sigue asi!
Tucky 07 Feb 2023
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Travelled in group - Feb 2023
Pablo es muy amable, simpático , y inteligente.
Jona... 25 Jan 2023

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Travelled in couple - Jan 2023
Pablo fue excelente y nos ayudo a conocer mucho mejor Guadalajara! Lo recomiendo al 100% pues nos dio mucha información de esta bella ciudad. Mi madre disfruto mucho del tour y las explicaciones fueron excelentes!
Luis 28 Dec 2022

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Travelled in couple - Dec 2022
Nice guy. He knows a lot about the city and explains very clearly. He's a local so he can show you good spots around the city too.
Ismael 05 Dec 2022

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Travelled alone - Dec 2022
Pablo es un guía muy informado sobre la historia de Guadalajara. Además, conoce hechos que seguramente nunca habría sabido si hubiese turisteado por mi cuenta
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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