Information About Guadalajara
and Information About the Guadalajara Area
Information About Guadalajara Mexico
Guadalajara Mexico is Mexico's second largest city. There is so much to do and see in the area that Guadalajara Mexico has become one of the most popular tourist destinations in Mexico.
Situated at 5200 feet (1585 meters) elevation,
Guadalajara Mexico has a mild mountain climate,
with daytime temperatures averaging around 60F (15C) from November to February, and around 70F (21C) between March and
October. With a fantastic zoo, children's amusement parks, rodeos and a plethora of festivals and celebrations at all times of the year, there's always something to do in Guadalajara Mexico.
Casa de las Flores Bed and Breakfast is a great place from which to find out more information about Guadalajara, and a great place from which to explore the area.
The same mild mountain climate that makes Guadalajara Mexico a popular vacation spot also makes for a golfer's paradise. With five 18-hole and three 9-hole courses in the Guadalajara Mexico area, golfers from duffer to scratch level will find plenty of challenge and adventure. Tennis players, too, will find a plethora of clubs and courts to work on ground strokes or play high-level matches in Guadalajara Mexico.
Guadalajara Mexico was founded more than 460 years ago on Valentine's Day the romantic city is also known as the City of Roses and is the sister city of Portland, Oregon. In the heart of Guadalajara Mexico is its famous Plaza Tapatia, a huge pedestrian plaza that stretches for blocks and blocks, perfect for romantic strolls and an island of tranquility in the hubbub of the city center. Many historic buildings, including the Guadalajara Cathedral (pictured at left), finished in 1618 after more than 50 years of work, the Guadalajara Jalisco Governor's Palace, the famous Teatro Degollado, as well as the nearby Mercado Libertad border the plaza. All of these sites are within easy walking distance.
Guadalajara Mexico's Cathedral, which houses B. E. Murillo's The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin, has been partially destroyed several times by earthquakes and represents a conglomerate of architectural styles. The governor's palace in Guadalajara Mexico, with murals by J. C. Orozco, is an excellent example of Spanish colonial architecture. The University of Guadalajara Mexico and the Hospicio Cabaņas also contain Orozco murals. Guadalajara Mexico's ornate Teatro Degollado is modeled on Milan's La Scala.
With wonderful weather year-round, it might be difficult to decide when to visit Guadalajara Mexico. You could time your visit here with a Mexico holiday, so that you can celebrate with the Taptios (people who live in Guadalajara Mexico). Tourists to Guadalajara Mexico are welcomed by the locals, and if you speak even a little Spanish to them, they will appreciate the effort you make. Whenever you choose to visit Guadalajara Mexico, a great option in Guadalajara bed and breakfasts and Guadalajara hotels, from which all things are accessible, and from which to find out more information about Guadalajara, is Casa de las Flores Bed and Breakfast.
Information About Guadalajara Mexico's Surrounding AreaNear Guadalajara Mexico are the towns of Tequila (where the famous drink is made and the lovely blue green fields of agave are grown that make this world famous beverage), Tonala (famous for its crafts work), and Tlaquepaque (the Folk Art Capital of central Mexico). Are all in the area. We think that Tlaquepaque is the perfect vantage point from which to get to know Guadalajara Mexico.
The town of Tequila is about an hour from Guadalajara Mexico and is the principal region of tequila production, a precolumbian beverage that met up with Spanish distilation surely makes for a original Mexican beverage worthy of the international acclaim it has recieved.
For the first time visitors to Guadalajara Mexico, Tlaquepaque is a revelation. Only minutes from the Guadalajara Mexico International airport and National bus terminal, Tlaquepaque is ideally located, making arrivals and departures effortless. The neighboring crafts town of Tonala and the urban bustle of downtown Guadalajara Mexico, are just minutes away as well. A great option in Guadalajara bed and breakfasts and Guadalajara hotels, Casa de las Flores Bed and Breakfast is your refreshing garden refuge in the center of everything.
A couple of other websites with more information about Guadalajara Mexico are:
Lake Chapala is located not far from Guadalajara Mexico and is the largest lake in Mexico. View photos of Lake Chapala
365 Mexico Blog - The Practical Guide to Travel and Living in Mexico, including information about Guadalajara Mexico