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5 Museums in Guadalajara

5 Amazing museums to visit in Guadalajara

Guadalajara Cathedral

Here are 5 amazing museums in Guadalajara you can visit and learn the culture, art and traditions of this beautiful city.

Guadalajara is the second largest city in the country and it is ranked as the eighth best city to visit in Mexico and South America. Known as the land of tequila and mariachi, it is rich in history and traditions. You will find glimpses of its dazzling architecture in Hospicio Cabañas, a hospital built in century XIX, or in its cathedral.

Guadalajara has managed to make tradition and modernity coexist in a single space because it preserves centenary culture and tradition.

The University of Guadalajara Art Museum

This is pleasant quick visit art museum with local influence. It’s free and located on campus. A good addition to a Guadalajara visit.

MUSA Guadalajara museum

Hospicio Cabañas Museum

The central region of western Mexico, Hospicio Cabañas was founded at the beginning of the 19th century to provide care and shelter to the needy including orphans, elderly, handicapped and chronic invalids.

A predominantly Neoclassical complex on a monumental scale, covering 2.34 hectares. The overall composition is formed by a rectangular plan and contains a complex of single-story buildings laid out around.

Hospicio Cabañas, José Clemente Orozco Superb Frescoes

In the late 1930s, the chapel was ornamented with fifty-seven superb frescoes painted by José Clemente Orozco, one of the greatest Mexican muralists of the time.

These works are considered a great masterpiece of Mexican art and illustrate both Spanish culture as well as Mexico’s indigenous culture with gods, sacrifices and temples.

The focus of the murals is found in the chapel’s dome with the work El Hombre de Fuego (The Man of Fire) which represents the submission of humans to machines.

Museum of Art in Zapopan

Very close to the Zapopan Cathedral there is a museum built to show the contemporary art of the world. One of the most important museums in Guadalajara

The MAZ takes advantage of the architecture of the enclosure to transmit certain emotions arising from various curatorships. 

Museums in Guadalajara

The Government Palace Museum

The aim of the museums in Guadalajara is to present the most important events that occured there.

Guadalajara’s Government Palace

The Government Palace Site Museum project arose within the framework of the preparations for the celebrations in the State by the Bicentennial of Independence and the Centenary of the Mexican Revolution in order that the Jalisco could reconnect with their history. 

The script has three axes. First, the history of the building;  secondly, to place the public in the context and history of Jalisco;  and thirdly contextualize the Palace so that its dimensions are known, how was its construction and its significance as an enclosure.

Sergio Bustamante Museum

Sergio Bustamante Museums in Guadalajara

The trademark style of this sculptor is triangular faces in resin, bronze, or ceramic, which come in various sizes and warped formations. The gallery, which also has sibling stores in the nation’s capital and around Jalisco, has a large range of jewelry and accessories in addition to the sculptures, all designed by Sergio, a native Mexican artist and sculptor.

Sergio Bustamante’s art is a reflection of the culture and art of Mexico today, his work is very beautiful, varied and versatile, ranging from jewelry to furniture, mache paper sculptures and large-scale art.

With all sorts of advancements today, people sometimes yearn to unwind and have a break. What you do to pause for a while and be reminded of simpler days? Visit a museum and go back in time! You’ll love every second exploring these museums in Guadalajara

Jalisco is a country of interesting history and many rich, fascinating cultures. Visit one of these five museums to re-connect with the Tapatio heritage!

Hot Air Balloon Festival in Chapala Ribera

The Chapala Ribera Balloon Festival is one of the greatest events in Chapala.

May 10, 11 y 12 , 2019
“La Cristiania Park” , Chapala, Jalisco.

(Av. José de Jesus González Gallo 459000)

Hot Air balloons flown by top pilots from México and Europe will be flying over México´s largest lake, “Chapala” this great outdoor activity is scheduled for May 10, 11 and 12 at “La Cristiana Park” in itineraries:

Friday 10th May from 17:00 to 24:00 hrs.
Saturday 11th May from 06:00 to 24:00 hrs.
Sunday 12th from 06:00 to 21:00 hrs.

Entrance Tickets Fee
Adult $70 per person
Children $50 per person

At 5:00 a.m the gates will be open and the giant aerostatics balloons will be unfurled for early morning flights.

Ideal wind conditions for flying usually occur between 6 and 10 a.m and that is when passengers will enjoy short rides.Spectators will be able to watch vessels after dark.

Exhibitions of model trains, remote controlled planes and helicopters, and classic cars and motorcycles will take place all day.

For more details check Facebook Page: @FeriaGloboChapala

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Hot Air Balloon in Tequila Jalisco Mexico

Hot Air Balloon ride over Tequila

Hot air balloon ride in Tequila Jalisco is for those who dream floating like clouds and see the world from above, this is the your perfect adventure.

Expert and licensed Pilots will rise into the air with unmanageable views; appreciate the mountains, the agave landscape, and the clean atmosphere. A special moment like this has to be celebrated with a toast.

During the flight, our ground crew presents a customized “Will you marry me?” sign with your partner’s name as the balloon floats overhead. When we land, a delicious mexican buffet is served.

This early evening tour package includes a premium champagne toast. Visit a tequila distillery to see the process of production of the tequila and then enjoy a professional tasting experience of tequila.

Hot Air Balloon ride over Tequila

Admire the beautiful tequila plants landscape from the sky.

The most traditional white drink of the country is a fundamental pillar of the economic and cultural growth of the region.

Its cultural inheritance has a relation with several centuries that left archaeological monuments and constructions of great artistic, architectural and historical content.

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Dare to live through this rare adventure in a hot air balloon in Tequila, only one hour away from Guadalajara.

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