Colonia Americana, the bohemian neighborhood of Guadalajara

Duration: 1h and 45min
Languages: English, 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
  • Accepts electronic payment
    This tour allows payment by electronic means or credit card

Tour description

Guadalajara is more than its Historic Center . Would you like to know more about the city? Join us for a walk through the Colonia Americana , a famous and emblematic place for being the bohemian neighborhood of Guadalajara. Get to know it and discover why it was recognized as the coolest neighborhood in the world in 2022 by Time Out Magazine.

We will begin our tour at an iconic museum in the city: the Museum of University Arts (MUSA) , where we can appreciate its beautiful French-style architecture and see some art exhibits, as well as some impressive wall paintings by one of the best painters. from Mexico: José Clemente Orozco . Afterwards we will visit a beautiful neo-Gothic style temple considered one of the most beautiful not only in Guadalajara, but in all of Mexico: the Expiatory Temple.

Afterwards we will walk through the streets of this neighborhood and you will be able to understand why there are people from all over the world who come to stay or live here. You will be surprised by the beautiful houses here, with very diverse architecture . This neighborhood is full of art, galleries, restaurants and bars, it is a vibrant place with a lot of life day and night.

Some of the places we will visit are:

  • University Museum of Arts (MUSA)
  • Atoning temple
  • Vallarta Avenue
  • Juarez Market
  • Liberty Street
  • Chapultepec Avenue
  • Clavigero House

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Av Juárez 975, Col Americana, America...
    Av Juárez 975, Col Americana, Americana, 44100 Guadalajara, Jal., Mexico
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    I will be outside the entrance door of the University Museum (MUSA) on Avenida Juárez, I will bring a pink umbrella.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Parroquia El Expiatorio del Santísimo Sacramento
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Juarez Market
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Clover Lawn
  • 4
    Outside visit
    House of Fans
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Avenida Chapultepec
  • 6
    Outside visit
    ITESO House Clavigero

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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Samantha 09 May 2024

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Travelled in group - May 2024
Es paciente al explicar y fue entretenido ver lugares cercanos
Gloria 23 Apr 2024
San Pedro Sula

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Travelled alone - Apr 2024
Super excelente, toda la información valiosa. Super encantada de la actividad con Pablo.
Wendy 04 Mar 2024

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Travelled alone - Mar 2024
Definitely schedule a walk with Pablo when you are in Guadalajara. He is super knowledgeable and leads many different tours. Also, very professional and very kind.
Oscar 29 Feb 2024

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Travelled alone - Feb 2024
Pablo pudo sintetizar lo más relevante de la colonia americana y destinamos más tiempo a los interiores del musa y otros lugares. Gran explicación de murales de Orozco. Gracias Pablo!
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Who is this tour for?

Non 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.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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