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Arcos Guadalajara - Monument Guadalajara - Mexico

Built in 1939 - 41 to commemorate the founding of Guadalajara in 1542, the neoclassical Arcos are double arches that once were on the edge of town, surrounded by nothing. They served as a symbolic gateway not just to the city itself but also to the newly constructed highway that went to Mexico (and which passes through the arches). Nowadays, the 21-meter-tall Arcos have been surrounded by the affluent residential and commercial west side of Guadalajara, which can be seen in a panoramic view from the top of the arches. A salon on the top floor (lots of stairs to get there) is a showcase for local art. A tourist office is on the first floor. The Fuente Minerva (Minerva Fountain) is just to the west.

Location:

Corner of Avenida Vallarta and Avenida Arcos, Guadalajara


Centro, Guadalajara, Mexico

Monument

Travel Tips:

No elevator.

Relative price: Free

Open Hours from:8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday

Days Closed:Saturday - Sunday

Travel Skills: beginner/easy.

Other places to go around here:Fuente Minerva, Casa-Museo José Clemente Orozco.

Contact Information:
Zip: 44130
Phone: (52) (33) 3615-1182, (52) (33) 3616-9150
E-mail: vive(at)remove-this.guadalajara.gob.mx










24 Apr 2010




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