Cathedral with an eclectic mix of gothic,
neoclassical and palladian architecture.
· Plaza of the
Crosses. Four Plazas shaped like a cross with the
Cathedral at the center.
· Plaza de Armas
offers one of the best views of the cathedral and
the Governor's Office. It features a French Ironwork
from 1885 and four States on the corners of the
place symbolizing the Four Seasons.
· Plaza de la
Liberación features two large cup-shaped fountains
and a gigantic sculpture of Miguel Hidalgo, the man
who signed the Mexican Declaration of Independency
on the current Governor's Office. It also serves as
an atrium for the oldest surviving theatre in the
city "Teatro Degollado", also it is an usual spot
for massive free concerts.
· Rotonda de los
Jalicienses Ilustres serves as a mausoleum for
important men and women born in Jalisco, the park
around contrasts with the serious aspect of the
· Palacio de
Gobierno is the historical center of the government
of the State of Jalisco. Today it is mostly visited
for the murals painted there by José Clemente
Orozco. The most famous of these is a huge portrait
of Miguel Hidalgo in the vault of the old chambers
of the state council.
Cultutal Cabañas, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since
1997, is a cultural and art center where fresco
paintings of Jose Clemente Orozco are exhibited.