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Palacio de Bellas Artes

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Address: Avenida Juarez y Eje Central s/n | Centro Histórico, Mexico City 06050, Mexico
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51 30 09 00 ext. 2528
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This historic white marble building serves as both the city's top...

This historic white marble building serves as both the city's top performance hall and an art museum.

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Well worth the visit!

This Art Deco museum was gorgeous and the Diego Rivera and Siquesiros were murals spectacular! Must see!

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Mi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This Art Deco museum was gorgeous and the Diego Rivera and Siquesiros were murals spectacular! Must see!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I never get tired of admiring this site. Every time I'm in this city I try to swing by just to appreciate its beauty. It's museum constantly features works of great artists - last year they had Michelangelo and Raphael together! The park right next to it, Alameda Central, is a fantastic place to take a break and sit on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

El Palacio de Bellas Artes is a beautiful building itself, constructed to celebrate 20th. Century under Porfirio Díaz´era as president of Mexico. Inside you will enjoy the ornate & architecture as well mexican muralist paintings displayed and some others art expositions like music and famous mexican dance shows. Located a short distance walking El Zocalo or Central Plaza, the hearth... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The murals by Diego Rivera and others are beautiful and complex and wonderful to contemplate. The building itself is also an architectural wonder. Don't miss it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The building itself is beautiful.It has a courtyard space around it so you can really view the ornate interior. When you walk inside it is amazing to look up the atrium and see all sides surrounded by muralist paintings If you are a fan of Mexican muralists it is a must see. There is a fee ti get inside and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Palacio de Bellas Artes is very close to the central plaza. When you take a walk, you must pass here and make some stunning pics!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We coordinated our visit to Mexico DF to coincide with the presentation of the reknowned MEXICAN DANCE show (sorry, I do not remember the exact name). This was a show to remember (if not the name) as it took us through the many dances and music of Mexico! Very well done!! A must visit while in DF.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This building has a unique style--an ornate rococo exterior with an impressive art deco interior featuring large murals by Diego Rivera and other artists of his time. There is a modest fee to visit the three floor atrium lobby to view the murals and an additional fee to visit the concert hall if it is available for viewing (which it... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

One of the best buildings in Mexico. I actually visited 3 times to take more photos. Make sure you go there when there is blue sky as you will be able to take great photos.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I'm a fan of history and magnificent structures, however not a fan of Diego Rivera. I gave it a 5 because it wouldn't be fair to rate it based on my distaste. NOTE* All museums in Mexico have a fee for camera use.

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