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Beautiful plaza next to the cathedral

So much of Mexico's history surrounds the plaza of freedom. When we were there there were still... read more

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Rich with colonial architecture

If you're planning a culturally-rich day trip you won't want to pass on going to the Plaza de la... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
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This always busy downtown plaza lies at the heart of the city's historic district.
Guadalajara, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So much of Mexico's history surrounds the plaza of freedom. When we were there there were still Christmas displays and markets set up. A great place to enjoy the outdoors in a lovely city.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Father_Stephen
Reviewed 10 October 2018

If you're planning a culturally-rich day trip you won't want to pass on going to the Plaza de la Liberacion. Here you'll be in close proximity to the main cathedral, the Regional Museum, Delgado Theatre the Palacio del Gobierno, and the Cabanas Cultural Institute. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BobinMex
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Especially during Mexican Independence day there are s lot of vendors for food and beverages. There are benches under the trees to relax. Nice view on the cathedral.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank inao2013
Reviewed 29 August 2018

A lively plaza surrounded by some of the most spell-binding architecture your mind can ever imagine...GO AT DUSK and watch the illumination on the cathedral light up the evening...it is absolutely gorgeous!!!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 1 August 2018

If you're visiting Guadalajara, Plaza Liberacion is a must. That's where the cathedral is. And the plaza is behind it. I love seeing families come here and spend time outside. A lot of events are held here and it can fit quite a few people....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ds1973
Reviewed 19 June 2018

I´m from Mexico City so I´m used to a bigger and crowded downtown. This place was calm and nice to spend some time and stroll around but after hald an hour I think it is enough. There is not really much to do around.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Fiorelina
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

I love visit downtown, is like being in NY-but in Mexico. People everywhere all the time, you can purchase about everything and enjoy a sunny walk. There’s always something interesting to take a picture of like this Catrina who was walking around the main fountain...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank karimexicogdl
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Like all Mexican plazas in colonial cities, Plaza de la Liberacion offers a vantage point to observe some of the finest buildings in teh city, the Degollado Theatre, the Palace of Government and the rear of the grad Cathedral. Great place

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Viktor S
Reviewed 25 March 2018

You can sit in the plaza and drink in the beauty of the city or you can walk around easily and people watch. Horse pulled carriages add to the colonial splendor of this central square and its surrounding attractions. Pigeons at your feet add to...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank inov8or
Reviewed 3 March 2018

This is typically impressive Mexican plaza. Two gorgeous fountains sit between the Degollado Theatre and the back of the Cathedral. There are lots of benches if you want to rest your feet but you might have to be patient since the plaza seems to be...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank cmbtraveller
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