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Centro Cultural el Refugio

Calle Donato Guerra 160, Tlaquepaque 45500, Mexico
+52 33 3562 7036
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This building was once an orphanage and now an art gallery

A remarkably gorgeous building which we always enjoy. The rotating art exhibitions are lovely, and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ajijic, Mexico
Try to get to the roof for great view! Take the Night Tour! Good Scares and FUN!

The place is old and has a lot of history, yet there are many things lacking, such as clean and... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
Christian P
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Beautiful building housing exhibits of local arts and crafts.
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Calle Donato Guerra 160, Tlaquepaque 45500, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A remarkably gorgeous building which we always enjoy. The rotating art exhibitions are lovely, and walking through this very statuesque building with Canterra stone pillars is so elegant.

Thank casaecuador
Reviewed 2 August 2017

The place is old and has a lot of history, yet there are many things lacking, such as clean and equipped bathrooms, a decent souvenir store and descriptive signs so you can read and know what you are seeing without the help of a tour...More

Thank Christian P
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Explore every arm of the cruciform public spaces surrounding the Cathedral to discover local history and culture.

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 4 December 2016

First time to Guadalajara so we (co-worker and I) stopped by this area as it had a lot of history to it. There really wasn't too much to see at this place other than walk around the monument for a few minutes. It was very...More

Thank Don H
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Be sure to visit downtown Guadalajara. Walk and enjoy all the beautiful culture and architecture. There are lots of buildings to see and I am sure we missed a few. This was a pretty plaza for sure.

Thank SpikerFamily
Reviewed 2 May 2016

The Historical District of Guadalajara is filled with Art, Culture, Music, great food and a huge shopping district. I moved here 2 years ago from California and I am restoring a 200 hundred year old Colonial. There are many plazas where you can sit and...More

Thank Lesleyann1
Reviewed 22 October 2015

On Saturday there are all of the markets, seemingly endless. I Took the touristy double decker busses (Tapatio Tours) all over the city. It was so cool! I don't speak Spanish well but was able to get along great. People were very friendly.Street food was...More

1  Thank Sapian
Reviewed 15 October 2015

we walked around and it was just breathtaking. You must go and visit, take lots of pictures, they will come out beautiful.

Thank Ana G
Reviewed 15 July 2015

This is also @ the heart of the city guadalajra,jalisco. This place really beautifull with freedom fighters statues around and with mexican history information. This place has got good connectivity to tapatia hop on hop off buses services. This places is also near to major...More

Thank yogi2806
Reviewed 11 February 2015

This is a great place to start in Guadalajara! I was able to go on three bus tours of the city from this location for a great price! It's downtown in the center of the city nearby the Cathedral, plazas with fountains and statues, and...More

Thank BromigoG
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