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Best Neighborhoods To live in Guadalajara Mexico 2024 - ARPR MÉXICO

Updated: Jan 8

Guadalajara is one of the most representative cities in Mexico, its culture, architecture, roots, customs and gastronomy are painted tricolor Mexico! Now that you are looking to live in this wonderful state, it is recommended that you know the best areas to live in Guadalajara, since it is one of the largest cities in Mexico. Find out here the best places to live in Guadalajara based on connectivity, security and added value.

What are the best places to live in Guadalajara?


  • Puerta del Hierro

  • Loma Real

  • Puerta Plata

Puerta de Hierro

Puerta de Hierro is undoubtedly one of the most prestigious areas of the Guadalajara Metropolitan Area and the western part of the country. Puerta de Hierro is a residential business area, belonging to the Metropolitan Zone of Guadalajara, located in the municipality of Zapopan in the state of Jalisco, located north of Zapopan just minutes from the shopping center andares "Puerta de Hierro" and the Autonomous University of Guadalajara, in a strategic point surrounded by shopping centers, hospitals and universities, is a conglomerate where horizontal and vertical residential spaces merge high purchasing power, spaces designed as a business district and a luxury shopping center; Surrounded by important communication routes and with services such as the Puerta de Hierro Hospital, Puerta de Hierro it is an excellent option for living and investing.


Loma Real is located north of Guadalajara in Zapopan, a few minutes from Plaza Andares and the Autonomous University of Guadalajara, surrounded by shopping malls, restaurants and bars, making it one of the best areas to live in Guadalajara.


Puerta de plata is a residential complex located in the north of Guadalajara, very close to the two areas mentioned above, it is the closest area to plaza andares, in it is located UNICO universidad, a university with a business focus that is part of the educational system of the Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara. The careers offered are specialized with curricula with a high practical content. This area is undoubtedly one of the best for university students and families who plan to study in Guadalajara, as it is surrounded by the best universities.


  • Jardines de Country

  • Providencia

  • Ladrón de Guevara

Jardines del Country

Located north of Guadalajara near the Country Club, this residential area is one of the safest in Guadalajara, located in a middle point full of many first class services between hospitals, universities, bars, hotels and restaurants, undoubtedly one of the safest areas of Guadalajara to live.


Providencia is a quiet neighborhood north of Guadalajara, ideal for families, university students who want to study in Guadalajara, as it is close to universities such as the Institute of Biological Sciences, while it is located very close to first class services such as hospitals, shopping centers, schools, restaurants and bars.

Ladron de Guevara

Ladrón de Guevara is a horizontal and vertical residential and business area located in Guadalajara very close to the main first level services, ideal for living in houses or apartments with spectacular views.


  • Chapultepec

  • Americana

  • Lafayette


The Chapultepec neighborhood is characterized for being a very active area, a cultural, lively and very well located area.

Having a privileged location, here you will find Mexican designer stores, art galleries, the Museum of the Arts of Guadalajara, a variety of restaurants and bars with international cuisine, craft markets, and you can also enjoy all the concerts and alternative parties that take place.

This neighborhood is ideal for those who like to have an active and social life because this area is very popular on weekends, you can find both old buildings and modern developments, and the best thing is that it is a safe place, so you can enjoy and walk with total tranquility day and night.


Americana is a very central area, located a few meters from the historic center of Guadalajara, this area is ideal for people who like to have an active and social life, in this area in addition to beautiful corridors and old European-style buildings, you can find a variety of services and entertainment, culture such as restaurants, bars, banks, offices, bookstores and galleries, you will have proximity to Paseo de Chapultepec, this area is one of the most active in Guadalajara in entertainment.

The American neighborhood has a lot of daily activity and nightlife, however, at the same time it is characterized by its tranquility. This makes it one of the best areas to live and invest in Guadalajara, since its capital gain is increasing.


Lafayette is a neighborhood close to Americana Lafayette neighborhood represents a notorious difference in its streets and in the architecture of its farms, with respect to the rest of the city, however most of this area is made up of commercial establishments and offices, although there are also some houses.

These houses are very different from those that are built now, among its characteristics predominate the wide walls to isolate the noise and to maintain the freshness to the interior, in addition, the gardens with leafy tabachines, jacarandas and laurels of the Indian inside and outside the farms, everything under the seal of the architecture influenced by the Frenchified culture that predominated during the time of the Porfiriato, that even influenced in the name of the colony, in honor to a historical personage of the Gallic country.

Lafayette was the name of today's Chapultepec Avenue, but after the Mexican Revolution, it was changed as a symbol of nationalism, although the name was preserved in the colony.

"These houses were made to rest, they were more like chalets, country houses", continues the settler, which is why they have more comfortable spaces. This, together with the Americana neighborhood, were the first in Guadalajara to expand beyond the historic center, most of them built by architects such as Julio de la Peña, Luis Barragán, Aurelio Aceves and Pedro Castellanos Lambey.


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