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Address: Avenida Vallarta y Avenida Arcos, Guadalajara, Mexico
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This 14-foot-high double arch is similar to the Arc de Triomphe and was...

This 14-foot-high double arch is similar to the Arc de Triomphe and was built in 1942 to commemorate the city's 400th anniversary.

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Take a walk on Avenue Vallarta to see lovely mansions

If you like architecture, take a walk down Ave Juarez which becomes Ave Vallarta toward the Arcos de Guadalajara. There are beautiful old mansions (some converted to stores) along... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 December 2014
Mitchell D
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Brookline, Massachusetts
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Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
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70 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The lady at the entry door is very kind & helpful. She gave me some maps & Invited me to view the city from the roof. It was an excellent view.

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Thank Karim S
Sao Paulo, SP
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Justa a regular monument if you see during the day but the night lighting is fantastic! It's in a middle of a busy avenue so stop your car before trying to take pictures

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Aschaffenburg, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

This triumphal arch is a landmark on Avenida Vallarta, close to the roundabout with the fountain Minerva. Very interesting, but feels for Europeans at least a bit out of place

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San Francisco
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

I stumbled onto Los Arcos while driving from Central Guadalajara. The arches are quite nice, but they're not really something to stop and see. Take as look as you drive through, then say "Wow. Nice arches."

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015

I can't say enough about the warm welcome that the staff here will give you. They were attentive, knowledgeable about seafood, and impeccably polite. When we inquired about the difference between two unfamiliar fish, someone went back in the kitchen and brought out the actual fish. They took a photo of our party and presented a print to us when... More 

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Brookline, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2014

If you like architecture, take a walk down Ave Juarez which becomes Ave Vallarta toward the Arcos de Guadalajara. There are beautiful old mansions (some converted to stores) along the way. The arcos are huge, and there are two lovely homes facing it. What a lovely part of town for a walk.

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Thank Mitchell D
pescara
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2014 via mobile

Even if you happen to pass by, it is not really worth the visit. There is a lot of traffic and walking there is a nightmare. It is just an arch!

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Sonoma, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2013

Busy Streets, access to Arch was closed . Why bother? As reviews need to have 100 characters I'll say it again, don't bother

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Ajijic, Mexico
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18 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2012

OK, one of the places you will see on the Guad. city tour, which you should take if you don't know the city.

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Guadalajara
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2012

It is almost never open...tourist center is supposed to be inside...and hard to get to due to traffic

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