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Guadalajara

Location

Guadalajara is located in the center of the state, a little to the east, at coordinates 20 ° 36 '40'' to 20 ° 45' 00'' north latitude and 103 ° 16'' 00'' to 103 ° 24 '00'' west longitude, to a height of 1.700 meters above sea level. It is bounded on the north by Zapopan and Ixtlahuacán River, eastward to Tonala and Zapotlanejo, south and west with Tlaquepaque and Zapopan.

Guadalajara is located in the center of the state of Jalisco, in the central and Atemajac Valley. And is surrounded by the municipalities of Zapopan, Tlaquepaque, Tonala. And two nearby municipalities are Tlajomulco and Salto. Climate

Weather

Tempered with summer rains. If you are traveling in January to March carried not so thick coats. If you are from April to June, wear light and does not cause heat. If you take July to September umbrella for rain and it rains almost daily. If September to December will be wearing clothing summer and winter as temperatures drop a little.

Culture

Guadalajara is known for its history in colonial times in which he became known as part of the Kingdom of New Galicia. The historic center has said time architecture, and design of streets and blocks symmetrical square with narrow streets. The seats in front of temples and several museums and the Teatro Degollado. The plays have increased due to the recent inauguration of the Teatro Diana and other places where culture has supported.

Gastronomy

Guadalajara has a large variety of traditional dishes such as pozole, tamales, tostadas, sopes, enchiladas, tacos, menudo, frijoles charros. But something that distinguishes it completely from all over the country are the "Tortas ahogadas", which is salty virote (typical bread Guadalajara) with fried pork meat cut into pieces, known also as "Carnitas" and smeared refried beans, bathed everything in tomato sauce seasoned with spices and additionally accompanied with onions eaten desflemadas in lemon and hot sauce can be served with a drink called tejuino which is made from fermented corn dough, served with lemon ice cream.

 

 

Guadalajara also has numerous restaurants to sample international cuisine, has recognized places and some of the best restaurants in the country with Mexican specialties like Casa Bariachi one of the best restaurants in Guadalajara.


The world of Tequila

The region around the town of Tequila, Jalisco, expand blue-green fields of agave, mile after mile, over hills and rugged terrain. All tequila in the world, about 200 million liters a year, is produced in this region, which includes parts of the states of Guanajuato, Nayarit, Michoacan and Tamaulipas. In 1978 he instituted the "Appellation of Origin Tequila", a decree establishing any agave drink to occur outside this region can not be labeled as tequila.


The capital of Mariachi, the sound of Mexico

This is the iconic sound of Mexico, which reaches the hearts of his listeners, evoking the history and traditions of Mexico. Mariachi groups or ensembles mariachis are typical of Mexico, originating in the Western region: the states of Jalisco, Michoacan and Nayarit. His music and clothing are famous worldwide.


Around the world, the mariachi is a recognized symbol of Mexico. For Mexicans, is the musical accompaniment in the most important moments of life as a vital component of courtship and family events such as weddings, birthdays, baptisms and funerals.


Still represent one of the many facets regional Mexican music, mariachi has spread as a symbol of Mexican culture. The music played by mariachis is customary in Mexico also public holidays such as Mother's Day (May 10) or that of the Virgin of Guadalupe (December 12), Homeland Party (September 15), New Year ( December 31).

In almost any city in Mexico find these ensembles decked in elaborate costumes and wide-brimmed hats. You can see them perform in restaurants like Casa Bariachi.

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