The Institute is located at Parque Agua Azul, one of Guadalajara's most traditional sites. The aim of the Institute is to ... More
Instituto de la Artesanía Jalisciense
The Institute is located at Parque Agua Azul, one of Guadalajara's most traditional sites. The aim of the Institute is to protect, preserve, exhibit and promote the state's handicraft traditions as a kind of co-operative retailer for the state's artisans. On sale is everything from ceramics, blown glass and textiles, wrought iron to papier mache, silver pieces, traditional indigenous Huichol art and other crafts all from throughout the municipalities of Jalisco including Tlaquepaque, Sayula, Colotlán, Ciudad Guzmán, Tonalá and Talpa.
I avoided going to this place for years, expecting it to be a tourist trap with high prices and ordinary items. I finally went a couple years ago and was amazed. There was a lot of interesting and uncommon Mexican folk art available and the prices were very reasonable. I plan to return next time I need to buy some gifts in Guadalajara.
This neoclassical building, declared part of the world's heritage, was built at the end of the 18th century and inaugurated
in 1810. Until 1980 it was the Casa de la Misericordia (House of Mercy) for orphans. The main hall, ...
The residential neighborhood of El Palomar is not often thought of as a tourist attraction. However, from its location on
the top of a small mountain south of the city, it boasts an unparalleled view of Guadalajara. The beautiful ...
The executive branch of the government is housed in one of the city's most beautiful buildings. Built in 1650 it
has a military style facade with balconies and eleven windows lined in two rows, crowned by a clock with ...
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