Because of its economic and cultural importance, Guadalajara is one of the three most important cities of Mexico. It is also the state capital, ` ` Pearl of Tapatía`` called by locals, an elegant city and at the same time, fiestera : no shortage of mariachis, charros , lively bars and , of course , tequila produced very close to the city.
A walk through Guadalajara allows you to admire the green areas and public art in many of the parks and squares of the city. The Cathedral is located in the heart of the city, with its twin towers and central dome peak, it is recognized in the horizon of the historic site of Guadalajara. In the heart of the city you fine neoclassical architecture buildings in the beautiful mansions of avenues such as La Paz and Vallarta.
Chapultepec Avenue offers visitors a walk through the beauty of the city and its urban culture, where you can see photographic exhibitions of many sources, bars, restaurants, cafes and bookstores. Unlike many colonial towns that maintain their original urban plan, in the 1950s, Guadalajara underwent a major project that changed the face of the city. the old buildings were demolished to expand avenues with new buildings, build underground parking lots and shopping malls.
Fortunately, the most beautiful old buildings were left intact. Guadalajara offers a wide range of cultural activities and entertainment; It has large parks, shopping malls, cinemas premier and nightclubs for all tastes and is annually host events of national and international court such as the International Book Fair, the International Film Festival, The Festival of October and the May Cultural Festival, among many others.
Due to its proximity to the town of Tequila, Jalisco, you can make a return trip on the same day aboard the “Tequila Express” train. As for the cuisine of Guadalajara one of the most typical jaliscienses dishes is rubbish, traditional Tlaquepaque and so popular throughout the city, besides the popular tamale you can taste corn, pineapple and meat and Finally the famous cake strangled a birote that is stuffed with pork carnitas and covered with a chili sauce with red onion.