Touring the historic center of Guadalajara you realize the power they had religious congregations in colonial times. This church was built as a convent in the sixteenth century in the Baroque style. A highlight is its altar. Annexed to the Church, where the former convent is now the School of Music at the University of Guadalajara.
The Templo Expiatorio Del Santísimo Sacramento was built in stages from 1897 to 1972 by famous Italian Architect Boari Adamo who was brought over personally by then Mexican President Porfirio Diaz and who would go on to work on projects like Palacio de Bellas Artes and the Palacio del Correo Mayor in Mexico City. The temple is made mostly of carved stone and the doors are made of rosewood. The whole temple has a Italian Gothic style and the mosaics were even built in the Vatican's mosaic factory.
It is located out of the center about 10 minutes walk from the cathedral. It can serve as a reference point if you want to go to Tlaquepaque (worth walking through the streets on a holiday) by public transport. Along with Aranzazu chapel it was part of one of the largest monastery complexes in the city. Currently it boasts gardens, fountains and arches complement its architectural splendor.
This temple, built in the second half of the 19th century, is in elegant neoclassical style. Its highlights include a unique bell tower, slender and elongated. It was built on the site of the former convent Santo Domingo. Next to the temple is the Reformation garden and the National Presbyterian Church.
The first cathedral in Guadalajara (1561) is of great historical importance for its works of art. It is also considered as the greatest exponent of Baroque architecture in Jalisco Mexico. Constructed in the late seventeenth century this is all that remains of the former convent of Santa Maria.
Located in one corner of the square of Guadalajara, is one of the most historically important churches of the city. With its Baroque facade, construction was completed in 1721. It boasts a unique nave with pictures that illustrate the apparitions of Our Lady of Mercy.