Tlaquepaque

 

Tlaquepaque is located in the metropolitan area of the city of Guadalajara in the State of Jalisco, Mexico only 8 kms (5 mi.) away from downtown.

The Tlaquepaque main attractions are:

  • The Nuestra Señora de la Soledad Sanctuary with its Romanticist and Neoclassic-style facade

  • The San Pedro Apostol Parish, Neoclassic and Renaissance-style

  • The Regional Museum of Ceramics

  • The blowing glass factory, where one can see how handicrafts are made

  • El Parian, a recreational center built in 1878 where delicious traditional regional cuisine can be tasted and the traditional music of the Mariachis can be enjoyed Mariachis / Photo by Jazmin Tapia Click Here !!!

Tlaquepaque is famous in Mexico for its handicrafts such as:

  • Pottery

  • Ceramics

  • Forged iron items

  • Silver

  • Brass and copper items

  • Blowing glass

  • paper mache items

Located just 10 kms (6 mi.) further of Tlaquepaque is Tonala, a place known for its Handicraft Tianguis (market), which can be visited on Thursdays and Sundays.

Other places of interest are:

  • The sanctuary, built in the XVIII century

  • La Reina Hill, a mirador from where a beautiful view of the city of Guadalajara can be enjoyed


Jalisco State
| 
Ahualulco  |  Ajijic  |  Ciudad Guzman  |  Chapala  | Guadalajara ۞ Capital City  |  Melaque  |
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Mascota  |  Puerto Vallarta  |  San Juan de los Lagos  |  Tenacatita  |  Tequila  |
| 
Tlaquepaque  |  Zapopan  |

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