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Palacio de Gobierno, Guadalajara

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Visit Guadalajara's historic building, Palacio de Gobierno. Built in 1774, the palace houses the state government, though remains open to the public. Admire the ornate Baroque facade, decorated with gold Huentitan stonework, arches, and columns. Enter the iconic building to see Jose Clemente Orozco's murals sprawled across the first two floors, and visit the room where Miguel Hidalgo issued the decree to abolish slavery in 1810. For Palacio de Gobierno and beyond, use our Guadalajara trip builder to get the most from your Guadalajara vacation.
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  • It is a place that is very easy to navigate, with collections of pre-Hispanic times. José Clemente Orozco murals both is something that you should see.
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  • "Palacio de Gobierno" has plenty of architectural jewels, sculptures, and paintings, and two amazing murals from Jose Clemente Orozco, which inspire liberty and human equality to the world. Jose Cleme...  more »
  • A must see attraction! The building design itself is absolutely and stunningly beautiful. Close to the Guadalajara Cathedral, easy access and great backdrop for gorgeous pictures!  more »