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"The City of Roses" or "The Pearl of the West" as the local's call it; Guadalajara, Mexico was founded by the Spanish in 1542. This city in the State of Jalisco is the birthplace of Mariachi and Tequila.
  • Mariachi music, played by a traditional Mexican orchestra, originated in a little town very close to Guadalajara.
  • Tequila originated and is produced all throughout this region of the state of Jalisco.
 
 
Cultural Activities in Guadalajara at IMAC Spanish Language Programs
Guadalajara´s innumerable colonial buildings, museums, theaters, churches, and parks make the city rich in history and culture. The beautiful architecture of Mexico abounds in this city that is over 470 years old. The cathedral is the most prominent example of colonial architecture and exemplifies the timelessness of the culture of colonial Mexico. Retaining its provincial charm, Guadalajara offers modern conveniences and many cultural activities, sporting events, and entertainment.
 
Learning Spanish in Guadalajara, Mexico, is an amazing opportunity to be involved in intensive Spanish instruction, while experiencing the city's unique hospitality and true Mexican identity. Spend the morning learning Spanish in class and the afternoon exploring the most colonial yet modern city of Mexico. Students can enhance their new Spanish language skills, while enjoying local activities and asking for a tequila or ice cream. Learning at one of the top Spanish language schools in Mexico will be an unforgettable cultural experience.
Frequently Asked Questions
  • You should drink bottled water, which is easily available throughout Guadalajara, or boil your water for approximately 30-40 minutes. After brushing your teeth, rinse with bottled water, and don't open your mouth when taking a shower. You should also be careful of handling money and then handling your food. Like anywhere, the money is very dirty so always wash your hands before touching your food.
  • No, you don't. But we recommend that you check on the Mexican Embassy's website for your country for recommendations. Traveling to large, major cities in Mexico isn't a problem. Traveling to Guadalajara will certainly not require a vaccine. There may be some need to get vaccines if traveling to tropical areas, or areas where outbreaks have occurred before; these are usually places that are distant from civilization and not frequented by travelers. So, you shouldn't need a vaccine if staying in the city.
  • Citizens of the United States or Canada who are planning a trip to Mexico will need to carry a passport or WHTI-compliant travel document. A passport is necessary for everyone entering Mexico by air. Travelers entering Mexico by land may not be asked to present a passport, but will need to present one upon return to the US or Canada, so be sure you have it. The passport requirement is waived in some cases for minors, notably, school groups that are traveling together. Since requirements vary from country to country, the best thing will be to contact your nearest Mexican consulate and inquire with them.
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