Instituto Cultural Cabanas, Guadalajara
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Named a World Heritage Site in 1997, Instituto Cultural Cabanas was built in the 19th-century as refuge for at-risk people. The building was unique at the time in its attempt to accommodate these people--from the handicapped to the orphaned. Designed to be on one level for ease of movement for its occupants, the complex was founded in 1791. Today you can wander the courtyards and corridors, taking in some of the finest examples of Mexican art in murals painted by José Clemente Orozco. Before you head to Guadalajara, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Guadalajara tourist route planner, to make sure you see all that Guadalajara has to offer, including Instituto Cultural Cabanas.
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  • The instituto cultural Cabañas houses large Socialist works in its halls and Mexican artists from around the world are exhibited works of grandee, you can enjoy this wonderful Museum in the afternoon cloudy, sunny or with rain, in this part downtown guadalajara may sorprnderte with its typical delicacies and drinks.
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  • I wasn't sure what to expect but the building was so beautiful- I wanted to go in. Works of art by German artists were on display. The actually building had many rooms but there were markers on the fl...  more »
  • One of the most beautiful paints that I seen in Gdl. The paints are sublime. In that arquitectural site is too admire during some hours. Take the tourist guide if is the first time. Go to the souvenir...  more »