A popular adage says that to say Jalisco is to say "mariachi, horses (charro horseman), and tequila", because this state of Mexico is the birthplace and home of all three traditions. Jalisco is also home to "its bride" Guadalajara, capital city and the crowning jewel of the state. After a visit to Guadalajara, I would like to modify the old adage to the following: Jalisco es Mariachi, Caballo, Tequila y Arte!
Teatro Degollado. The theatre, inaugurated in 1866, is Neoclassical in style, and has survived the course of time with few changes to its original character.
|Palacio de Justicia. The Justice Hall was built as part of the Convent of Santa María de Gracia in 1588.|
|Interior of the Biblioteca Iberoamericana Octavio Paz.|
|The Neo-Mudejar. Apartments and shops.|
|The Beaux Arts. Wrought iron bandstand at the Plaza the Armas, brought from France in 1910.|
|The Gothic. Templo Expiatorio del Santísimo Sacramento, began in 1897.|
The Sublime. Entrance Hall of the Teatro Degollado.