Guadalajara is one of the most traditional of the larger cities in Mexico. The city and surrounding area have many historical sites which you can visit on your own or as part of a tour. Guadalajara is famous for its tequila – Herradura, Sauza, and Jose Cuervo are all located near the city.
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One of the main attractions in town is the Cathedral which has a number of altars and a big art collection. There are also a lot of parks, the Parque Agua Azul and the Parque de las Armas are most noteworthy. Around the Cathedral there are two more parks, the Parque de los Laureles and the Parque de la Revolucion.
For some of the best souvenir shopping in Mexico, head over to Tlaquepaque and Tonala for handmade crafts, pottery, and many more treasures at bargain prices.
Guadalajara is an excellent place to visit for the purpose of absorbing the Mexican culture, sightseeing, hiking, taking photos, souvenir shopping, and of course. . . drinking tequila !