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Palacio de Gobierno

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Magnificent

The murals on the interior particularly of Hidalgo are absolutely incredible and motivate one to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bill D
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Redmond, Oregon
Nice building with an impressive mural inside

The palace doesn't stand out so much in the city center, since there are many beautiful buildings... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
Jorge V
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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This 18th-century government building, which served as the headquarters of the Juarez administration in 1858, contains a number of the famous murals by Jose Clemente Orozco.
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Avenida Corona | Zona Centro, Guadalajara 44100, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The murals on the interior particularly of Hidalgo are absolutely incredible and motivate one to research the history. The architecture is jaw dropping. We absolutely adored the journey through this magnificent destination.

Thank Bill D
Reviewed 13 July 2018

The palace doesn't stand out so much in the city center, since there are many beautiful buildings around, but it's still worth checking out. More importantly, it's absolutely worth going in and looking at the two murals inside. One of them is truly impressive in...More

Thank Jorge V
Reviewed 20 June 2018

The government palace of Guadalajara is a mix of several architectural styles and houses a great little museum / exhibit explaining the origins of the city and showing overhead maps of where things used to be and where they are now. Upstairs is a mural...More

Thank Daniel P
Reviewed 13 May 2018

This building flanked by an impressive square was build already in 160 but had to be rebuild in the last decades of Spanish rule following the earthquake. Artistically the main clam to glory are fabulous murals of Jose Clemente Orozco, but the place also has...More

Thank Viktor S
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Gorgeous building inside and out. Great paintings by Jose Clemente Orozco. Do not miss it! Hopefully there will be a docent who can explain the meaning behind the stunning paintings when you go. Learning about the art made for a wonderful experience for us.

Thank ConsueloG361
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Inside is a large courtyard surrounded by two story’s of neoclassical arches. Very quiet inside, free when I went on a Sunday. Grand granite staircase with very revolutionary painting above depicting many world calamities like the rise of Stalin, Hitler, and others being held at...More

Thank inov8or
Reviewed 9 April 2018

A great little visit to this place is worth it to see Orozco's famous mural of Hidalgo. Don't miss this place! It is free and easy to access. Plus there are free clean public restrooms here. This was our go to place for many reasons!

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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

You get to see one of the most famous frescoes by José Clemente Orozco. The congress hall is a must see inside. There’s also an interactive museum of the history of the city.

Thank Leonora D
Reviewed 28 February 2018

It is a big building built in stone with a neoclassical architecture. Built in 1790 to function as the seat of government but ceased to operate as government offices and at the moment is a museum. You can will find many pieces of sculptures, paintings...More

Thank EMILE D
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Nice little free museum in the middle of town. The murals are outstanding and the museum is interesting, but small. Worth a visit.

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