Many of the essential things to do in Guadalajara are found in the historic city center, near the Cathedral of the Assumption of Mary. Other important religious Guadalajara attractions are the Light of the World Church, which is considered the largest church in Latin America, and the Church of St. Francis of Assisi. South of the cathedral, the Plaza de Armas and the Government Palace are more interesting places to visit in Guadalajara. Do not miss the spectacular mural of the main staircase, painted by artist José Clemente Orozco. North of the cathedral you'll find other stuff to do in Guadalajara like the Rotunda of Illustrious Jalisco, Liberation Square, and the Degollado Theater, the oldest opera house in Mexico.
Other interesting things to see in Guadalajara are the Hospicio Cabañas, the regional museum, and the Pantheon of Bethlehem. One of the most famous visual icons of the city is the Arch of Guadalajara, the old entrance to the city, which is found very close to the square of La Minerva, the largest fountain of Guadalajara.
Also known as the City of Roses, Guadalajara is the city in Mexico with the most green areas and gardens, so there are plenty of Guadalajara activities outdoors. Some of the most popular are the Mirador Independence Park and the botanical garden. Other attractions in Guadalajara are Lake Chapala and the Sentinel Zapopan Forest. Browse among the recommendations of minube users and make your list of what to do in Guadalajara.