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Minerva (La), Guadalajara
(3.6/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
Representing the Roman goddess of the same name, Minerva (La) acts as a symbol of the city. The towering statue holds a long spear pointing upward and a shield as she stands on a pedestal in a fountain. The attraction serves as a meeting place for locals, but residents are proud to show off the statue to tourists, too. A roundabout surrounds the statue, so if you intend to drive to visit, be careful to watch the road. You can also take public transportation to the site and snaps photos from across the road, or go at night to see the statue lit up in varying colors. Arrange to visit Minerva (La) and other attractions in Guadalajara using our Guadalajara vacation planner.
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  • While I was in remodeling, is a statue icon of the city and Mexico not to be missed.
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  • This is perhaps the image by which Guadalajara is mostly known. It is indeed very beautiful, and is near restaurants, malls and attractions. On Sunday mornings streets are closed to automobile traffic...  more »
  • He is currently in maintenance. Busy roundabout. Beware if you're driving, don't be distracted because they are half crazy and used very little directional lights
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