If you're looking for the 'real' Mexico, this is the place to find it. Known by tequila, mariachi music, sombreros, charreadas (rodeos) and the Mexican Hat Dance, cosmopolitan Guadalajara is the place to immerse yourself in Mexican culture. Part of Guadalajara's appeal is that it has many of the attractions of Mexico City - a vibrant culture, fine museums and galleries, a lively nightlife and great food - but few of the capital's problems. It's modern, well-organized and unpolluted, with enough attractions to please every visitor.
In its most traditional part, Guadalajara is synonymous with mariachi, folklore, charrería, tequila and citizens who receive their visitors with great human warmth. The illustrious capital of the state of Jalisco counts with the kindness and charm of its inhabitants, the excellent climate throughout the year and its beautiful avenues adorned with lush groves making the city a very pleasant place to be. Being in Guadalajara is living a large and modern metropolis imbued with traditional Mexican flavor.