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Guadalajara Destination Guide

Touring Guadalajara in Mexico

Guadalajara in the region of Jalisco with its 1,640,589 citizens is a city located in Mexico - some 286 mi or ( 460 km ) West of Mexico City , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Guadalajara

Time in Guadalajara is now 03:33 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " America/Mexico City " with a UTC offset of -6 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Chilpancingo, Zacatecas, Tonala, Tepic, and Tepezala. Being here already, consider visiting Chilpancingo . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recommendations for Guadalajara ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Inauguracion de los Juegos Panamericanos 2011 HQ - Parte 2 de 3

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Inauguración de los Juegos Panamericanos Guadalajara 2011 HQ - Parte 2/ 3 Presentación de las Delegaciones 2 parte Entrada de la delegación Mexicana. Mana. (interpretaron 2 canciones, lluvia al corazó ..

Travel - 01 - Joy (Version Album Travel)

3:39 min by travelmusica
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Aqui esta el primer track de nuestro primer material llamado TRAVEL. Esperamos que les guste. =) Asi que comenten cualquier cosa, les gusta no les gusta? Dudas? Comentarios? Sugerencias? Un abrazo ! Á ..


LP Into the Wild Live Corona Capital Mexico 2012 Day 2

3:55 min by vfromh
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LP playing Into the Wild Live at Corona Capital Mexico 2012 ..

ISAKOATL - Aztlan Journey part1 (Live 2009)

5:47 min by Diablo Valladares
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ISAKOATL "viaje Aztlan parte1" (Teotihuacàn) Metal NeoPrehispanico, metal prehispanico Concierto/Performance Guadalajara 15 Octubre 2009 Arte a la vanguardia nunca antes visto www.myspace.com/wisdomla ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Hospicio Cabañas

The Hospicio Cabañas in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, a World Heritage Site, is one of the oldest and largest hospital complexes in the Americas. The complex was founded in 1791 by the Bishop of Guadalajara in order to combine the functions of a workhouse, hospital, orphanage, and almshouse. It owes its name to Juan Ruiz de Cabañas who was appointed to the see of Guadalajara in 1796 and engaged Manuel Tolsá, a renowned architect from Mexico City, to design the structure.

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Located at 20.68 -103.34 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 1791 establishments, Buildings and structures in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Hospitals established in the 1790s, Hospitals in Mexico, Visitor attractions in Guadalajara

Guadalajara Cathedral

The Guadalajara Cathedral or Cathedral of the Assumption of Our Lady (Spanish: Catedral de Guadalajara or Catedral de la Asunción de María Santísima), located in Guadalajara, Jalisco, is the Roman Catholic cathedral of the Archdiocese of Guadalajara and a minor basilica. It is built in the Renaissance style, with neo-gothic towers.

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Located at 20.68 -103.35 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Articles containing video clips, Basilica churches in Mexico, Buildings and structures in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Marian shrines, Roman Catholic cathedrals in Mexico, Spanish Colonial architecture in Mexico, Visitor attractions in Guadalajara

Railway turntable

A railway turntable is a device for turning railroad rolling stock, usually locomotives, so that they can be moved back in the direction from which they came. This is especially true in areas where economic considerations and/or a lack of sufficient space have served to weigh against the construction of a turnaround wye.

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Located at 20.65 -103.34 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
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1992 Guadalajara explosions

The 1992 Guadalajara explosions took place on April 22, 1992, in the downtown district of Analco. Numerous gasoline explosions in the sewer system over four hours destroyed 8 kilometers of streets. Gante Street was the most damaged. Officially, by the Lloyd's of London accounting, 252 people were killed, nearly 500 injured and 15,000 were left homeless. The estimated monetary damage ranges between $300 million and $1 billion.

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Located at 20.67 -103.36 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: 1992 disasters, 1992 in Mexico, 1992 industrial disasters, 20th-century explosions, Explosions in Mexico, Gas explosions, History of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Modern Mexico

Tlaquepaque

Tlaquepaque, historically San Pedro or Georgetown, is a city and the surrounding municipality in the Mexican state of Jalisco. During the 20th century it was absorbed by the outward spread of the state capital and is now a neighbourhood of the Guadalajara conurbation, lying only a few kilometres from the city centre. The city had a 2005 census population of 542,051, while the municipality had a population of 563,006.

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Located at 20.65 -103.32 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Guadalajara metropolitan area, Municipalities of Jalisco, Populated places in Jalisco

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