A Stroll Around a Mexican Village: Tlaquepaque Self-Guided

A Stroll Around a Mexican Village: Tlaquepaque Self-Guided, Guadalajara, Mexico (B)

Tlaquepaque – a place you’ve probably never heard of. It’s a small village south of Guadalajara, Mexico. It forms part of the three “Tapatio” historical centers: Zapopan, Guadalajara and Tlaquepaque.

It is famous for its art and culture as you can find a lot of craft shops, art galleries, churches and typical restaurants. If you like admiring colonial architecture, wandering through alleyways and relax on plazas and gardens, you’re in the right place.

Today I’m going to guide you around the village, so you are able to make the most of your time here.

This is the main square of Tlaquepaque and one one of the most important meeting places of both locals and tourists. It was built in 1950 and accommodates four different small gardens (Spanish: jardín).

You will find a pretty gazebo in the center of the square and can spot two churches from here which we are going to visit next: Parroquia San Pedro Tlaquepaque and Santuario de Nuestra Señora de la Soledad.

If you are lucky, you are able to see something traditional about Mexico here: 5 people high up in the air. One of them making the music and the other ones head up first on a rope going down slowly: The Dance of the Flyers. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: A Stroll Around a Mexican Village: Tlaquepaque Self-Guided
Guide Location: Mexico » Guadalajara
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Stefka Poessel
Read it on Author's Website: https://foodandphotosrtw.com/2017/03/16/tlaquepaque-self-guided/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Plaza Jardín Hidalgo
  • Parroquia San Pedro Tlaquepaque
  • Santuario de Nuestra Señora de la Soledad
  • Casa del Artesano
  • Calle Independencia
  • Museo Regional de la Ceramica
  • Casa Historica
  • El Parian
  • City Hall