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Address: Primera Seccion del Bosque de Chapultepec, Mexico City 11560, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 55 5286 9920
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This 18th-century palace, known for its impressive gardens, served as the...

This 18th-century palace, known for its impressive gardens, served as the home of the Mexican President until 1939 and now houses the famous Museo Nacional de Historia.

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Amazing views of the city + beautiful castle

The views of the city in all directions from the castle are the best views. The castle is absolutely beautiful and is some insight how the rich folks lived. The items they have in... read more

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Houston, Texas
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The views of the city in all directions from the castle are the best views. The castle is absolutely beautiful and is some insight how the rich folks lived. The items they have in display are beautiful. As great as the castle is, the views are even better. It is a lot of walking.

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Guadalajara Metropolitan Area, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Best choice if you are interested on the history f Mexico City. Its gardens are gorgeous and the view of the city is just awesome. It is must for visitors. Ticket prices are good and they offer special transportation for handicaps or elders. You can walk all the way from Chapultepec forest to the top and enjoy the company of... More 

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We walked up to the castle but did not go inside as it was getting late. I wish we would have entered and toured the castle--next time. You can see the castle from far away and it's a beautiful site. The grounds is a park and nice to walk around in.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was quite a hike up to see the castle, and for some reason they do not allow you to bring your bottled water with you. Gorgeous old castle and grounds. And on a clear day great view down the Paseo de Reforma.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are an artist, architect or engineer this place is a must visit. Highly recommended for a field trip, part of an internship or thesis work. I won't spill the beans but you gotta go see it yourself. It is very detailed, immaculate, well planned and designed. We couldn't design or build something like that today with the skills... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been in Mexico many times, and always wanted to go to the Chapultepec castle and museum. It was beautiful, well kept and tourist friendly! I would suggest audio equipment and explanatory for visitors, as the other worldwide castle and museums offer. Great afternoon and amazing views! Loved it!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It's an oddity really. The building is filled with art and architectural styles from various places and times. You get the feeling that it was designed by two dozen different people all looking for inspiration from different places and times. On top of it all is a very aristocratic form of military chic posturing. I quite liked it's charming madness.... More 

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Wurzburg, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you stay in the Bosque de Chapultepec you have to visit the castle too. After a short climbing up to the hill you enter to the garden which is very nice.The castle is built over antique ground. Since the Aztecs the place is known and Chapultepec is Nahuatl language and means Grasshoppers Hill. You have a wonderful view over... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Castle located in nice park. Sunday is free for Mexicans, but even then it was not overly busy. great view of city, right down Reforma Blvd. Garden is very nice, castle is interesting, terrace with marble floor is impressive. Entry is 65 peso which is easily worth it.

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Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It's in a huge Park with a lot of trees, lakes and places to rest, very well maintained. The castle is nice, full of history, curious facts and definitely pay for a guide if you can.

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