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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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We visited the Palacio de Bellas Artes to see the Folkloric Ballet and were impressed its beauty including the glass curtain of the main theatre, designed by Gerardo Murillo and... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2016
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 21 March 2016

We visited the Palacio de Bellas Artes to see the Folkloric Ballet and were impressed its beauty including the glass curtain of the main theatre, designed by Gerardo Murillo and built by Tiffany.

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Monterrey, Mexico
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Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Make sure to go inside, the museum has beautiful paintings. If you can, go to a performance inside the theatre, the venue is also impressive

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Amazing building and museum! Houses the Ballet Folklorico de Mexico. Don't miss it. The building in itself is amazing.

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Newport, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Impressive on the outside and quite grand on the inside. When visiting the downtown area of the city it is certainly worth paying Bellas Artes a visit

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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Reviewed 20 March 2016

beautiful building. try taking the tour at 1pm to see the inside of the theatre. tour is in spanish only.

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Pearland, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Beautiful building very near to Zocola, there are a lot of restaurants and Shopping options around. There are a lot of transportation options to get there from any parts of Mexico City. Must Visit nearby is the National Post office, the building is very very nice inside and outside don't miss it It is very close to Zocola, National Palace.

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 18 March 2016

A must see when in town make sure you get the schedule ahead of time! Prices are very reasonable (to me anyway) a must see when in town!

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Reviewed 17 March 2016

And it's free to step inside for a look, so go ahead! Performances take place here and there is also a museum inside (architecture).

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 17 March 2016

What an incredible building to tour and see a show. The stained glass curtain in the auditorium is exquisite. It will take you back to the 20s.

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Lady Lake, Florida
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Reviewed 16 March 2016

Gorgeous facility. Ballet Folkorico the best we have seen. Easy to get to. Much selection for ticket prices.

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