Palacio de Gobierno, Guadalajara

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#3 of 79 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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  • A must see! One, it's free. Two, it's beautiful. Three, it helps if you can read or speak Spanish as the exhibits are in Spanish only. Don't be afraid, my Spanish is elementary at best, and though it ...  more »
  • The murals, while very basic in their style, are grandiose and worth the gander. The remind me of the murals painted on the walls in the Chicano neighborhoods of Los Angeles. If you can, get a guided ...  more »
  • The main mural made me remember the way it was presented and the stairs to Diego Rivera in the National Palace of CDMX. Only that the style of Orozco is more dramatic, it seems that the figures come to one on top. There Is also another mural in the Senate room and a small Tequila museum. All free.
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