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6 Online Resources for Planning Something Fun in Guadalajara, Mexico

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hot air balloonsWhile we here at discoverGDL try to pass on interesting events to you, our readers, from time to time, we are really trying to do much more than that and cannot always stay on top of the latest happenings. With that in mind, and with another weekend approaching fast, we present to you 6 resources you can check yourself to ensure that you stay on top of the latest and greatest events scheduled out there and enjoy yourself as much as possible in beautiful Guadalajara.

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Free Tours on Tap in Guadalajara, Mexico

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The Cathedral MetropolitanaHave you been itching to take a tour in Guadalajara? Are you traveling on a tight budget? Then take note – there will be free tours of museums and parks throughout the city’s historical center, traditional neighborhoods, Avenida Chapultepec, the Bosque de los Colomos, and the Panteón de Belén as well as parts of other municipalities of Jalisco including Tonalá and Tlaquepaque. The Director of Tourism in Guadalajara has announced the “Program of free tours”, to take place during one of the busiest times for tourism in Mexico all year, the vacation period known as Semana Santa and Pascua (Holy Week and Easter). The exact dates for these tours stretch from March 30th to April 11th.

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Entertaining & Economical Excursions: The Instituto Cultural (Hospicio) Cabañas and the José Clemente Orozco Murals in Guadalajara, Mexico

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Today’s “Entertaining & Economical Excursion” takes us to a part of the historical center of Guadalajara to view fabulous murals and other art in a beautiful neoclassical building, all for the great low price of free. We are, of course, primarily referring to the famous murals painted by José Clemente Orozco inside the Hospicio Cabañas in the late 1930s, and once a week you can relish in their intensity, vividness, and plain awesomeness without having to worry about the cost of admission.

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Getting to or from the Airport in Guadalajara, Mexico

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GDL_AeropuertoGetting to or from the Guadalajara International Airport (Aeropuerto Internacional de Guadalajara, airport code GDL), otherwise known as Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla International Airport (Aeropuerto Internacional Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla), is not so different than traveling to or from any other airport in most major cities in the world, but reading up on the additional information presented below will ensure that you are aware of all your options and will handle it like a pro even on your first time through.

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