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Rotonda de Los Jaliscienses Ilustres

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Address: Alcalde @ Hidalgo, Guadalajara, Mexico
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Honoring oustanding citizens

This monument recognizes outstanding citizens who have contributed to the history and culture of the state of Jalisco.

Reviewed 2 March 2017
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

This monument recognizes outstanding citizens who have contributed to the history and culture of the state of Jalisco.

Thank maguey
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
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Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Is nice to see all the nice metal-sculptures with a mini-biography of historic characters. Is surrounded by the beautiful church and buildings of the government. Here is also the main tour bus stop for tourist.

Thank Karim S
los angeles
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Indeed many sculptures of illustrious MEN. Where do you go to see the women. It is the hop-on, hop-off buses.

Thank foredeckchick
Oakland, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed a block away from the rotunda and it was great. During the day we hung out at the square and It lights up really nice at night. there are horse carriages waiting to take you on a history ride. I would recommend doing a night tour because the buildings light up really nice.

Thank lidiaz
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Reviewed 12 May 2016

This Rotonda is is in the heart of the Historical district. The many statues are of some of the leading artists and historical people of Jalisco. The famous painter Orozco is portrayed here and the bodies of all of the featured people are buried in the retonda. There is a bus tour that starts at this point dailyand goes to... More 

Thank Lesleyann1
San Francisco
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 294 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Multi-color lights. Great for night photos. Stumbled onto this place while strolling the streets of Guadalajara after dark.

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Puerto Vallarta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Lovely park were one can sit and study the history of the state through the lives of the people that made this state important not just to the state of Jalisco and Mexico but the rest of the world.

Thank hector_vallarta
Madang, Papua New Guinea
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2015

This rotunda was erected to honor famous people from Jalisco State ("Jaliscienses") and there are busts and statues along with some plaques giving names and dates. For many tourists, unless you're really into history you would know wno these individuals are or why they are famous. Still, it is a very interesting monument and it's very near other things you... More 

Thank kilr0ywashere
Sao Paulo, SP
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Reviewed 3 December 2015

Beautiful square, very nice to walk around and just feel the atmosphere of downtown Guadalajara. The old colonial buildings are very interesting.

Thank JuSecchi
Woodland, California
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Reviewed 22 November 2015

The Area is very well kept despite the many tourist moving about,The statues of the Ilustrios men are very well made and majestic looking.

Thank Bestravler808

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