Palacio de Gobierno, Guadalajara

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#3 of 71 in Museums in Jalisco
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. Plan your Palacio de Gobierno visit and explore what else you can see and do in Guadalajara using our Guadalajara trip planner .
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  • Beyond the interesting architecture of the building has two excellent Clemente Orozco murals by the q If it is worth visiting it. It is free
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  • This building flanked by an impressive square was build already in 160 but had to be rebuild in the last decades of Spanish rule following the earthquake. Artistically the main clam to glory are fabul...  more »
  • Most impressive is the majestic staircase on which rises the portentous mural by Orozco.
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