Hospicio Cabañas

Guadalajara

Cultural wealth in Jalisco
If you are wondering about what to do in Guadalajara, you will find a lot of activities and attractions to add to your travel list. One of the most emblematic buildings is Hospicio Cabañas.

This place was built in the nineteenth century, designed by the architect and sculptor Manuel Tolsá. It hosted orphans, sick and terminally ill people from 1810 to 1980. This building was granted World Heritage by the UNESCO in 1997.

Originally, this place was built to be the “House of Charity and Mercy of Guadalajara”. It has 23 patios, 78 hallways, two chapels and 106 rooms. This place has hosted exhibitions by acclaimed artists such as David Alfaro Siqueiros, Dolores Alvarez Bravo and Yoko Ono.

Nowadays, the premises are oficially called: “Instituto Cultural Cabañas”. Inside you will find 57 frescos that the muralist José Clemente Orozco painted on its dome.

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Cultural wealth in Jalisco
If you are wondering about what to do in Guadalajara, you will find a lot of activities and attractions to add to your travel list. One of the most emblematic buildings is Hospicio Cabañas.

This place was built in the nineteenth century, designed by the architect and sculptor Manuel Tolsá. It hosted orphans, sick and terminally ill people from 1810 to 1980. This building was granted World Heritage by the UNESCO in 1997.

Originally, this place was built to be the “House of Charity and Mercy of Guadalajara”. It has 23 patios, 78 hallways, two chapels and 106 rooms. This place has hosted exhibitions by acclaimed artists such as David Alfaro Siqueiros, Dolores Alvarez Bravo and Yoko Ono.

Nowadays, the premises are oficially called: “Instituto Cultural Cabañas”. Inside you will find 57 frescos that the muralist José Clemente Orozco painted on its dome.

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