GuadalajaraPlazas full of mariachi, tequila and traditions.
The capital of the Mexican state of Jalisco, Guadalajara is one of the most important cities in Mexico. It’s a cultural and economic powerhouse, and the birthplace of mariachi music and tequila. The city is surrounded by mountains and is crossed by several rivers, which provide some stunning views. The historic centre is a Unesco World Heritage Site, and is full of beautiful colonial buildings, churches and plazas. There’s also a lively nightlife and a thriving arts scene, with plenty of theatres, art galleries and museums. Guadalajara is a great place to sample traditional Mexican food and drink, and there are plenty of tequila distilleries in the area.