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Interesting

Out hotel was close the the Biblioteca.We were not sure if we could enter the library. But need to... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
RamonSalcido
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Banning, California
Not interesting

We did not find this place to be of interest, and the murals are boring and colorless. There is so... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2017
70ava
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Beijing, China
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This downtown library is a main branch of the University of Guadalajara library system.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good10%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
2 Sep 2017
“Interesting”
8 Mar 2017
“Beautiful building”
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Guadalajara, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

Out hotel was close the the Biblioteca.We were not sure if we could enter the library. But need to check.

Thank RamonSalcido
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We did not find this place to be of interest, and the murals are boring and colorless. There is so much fascinating art in Talquepeque and Tonala - better spend time there

Thank 70ava
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Truly beautiful inside and out ! Amazing collection in daily use. Felt like I was in part of the British Library in London. Same atmosphere. Great for a serious writers and students.

Thank redboire
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Get away from the hustle and bustle on the busy streets of the historic district by relaxing with a book, and admire the architecture decorated with grand murals.

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful museum. Above the bookshelves is an interesting mural which covers the length of the library.The carved doors behind the entrance desk depict aspects of Mexican history. The architecture of this building which dates back hundreds of years is also interesting. Definitely...More

Thank packedandready2go
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

My eyes get so much pleasure visiting this beautiful library. Is just in the heart of the city. Theres thousands of books free-to read. Just delightful.

Thank Karim S
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This building was the original headquarter for the Universidad de Guadalajara, back in the 1700's and today is one of its public libraries. The architecture is period-correct, and the attention to details and up-keep is great. A very nice place to spend some quiet hours,...More

Thank Ugo C
Reviewed 2 August 2016

The visit doesn't really take long. It's somewhat small, so you're in and out fairly quickly but it's worth checking out.

Thank Sandra L
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Libraries are truly a work of art in itself and this particular library is nothing less. Located in the historical downtown with noise of the hustling, upon entering the noise of the outside does not follow. The space is beautiful, dimly lit showcasing paintings on...More

Thank Wendellyn1
Reviewed 5 December 2015

We walked into this classic, quiet haven for books and admired the architecture and book collection. Before we walked in, we thought it was a theatre. Very formal and beautiful space for some respite from the busy action of the city.

Thank Heidowags
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