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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
Phone Number: 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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Beautiful building, and rich content

Beautiful building. Relax with art all over. There are nominal fees to see different exhibitions. There are always some concerts, activities going on so check the schedule or... read more

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful building. Relax with art all over. There are nominal fees to see different exhibitions. There are always some concerts, activities going on so check the schedule or check with your hotel concierge. Free on Sunday if that fits your schedule.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great place, good to know about mexico in during Porfirio Diaz dictatorship. Somtimes they have plays or concerts.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

In addition to the Amazing architecture, the Diego Rivera murals (and others on 2nd floor) were wonderful. Allocate 11/2-2 Hrs. We also took in wonderful architecture exhibition on top floor for a few extra pesos - see it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The ballet foklorico was great fun. The dancing and music were a fantastic way to get a feel for Mexican heritage and culture. The palacio de Bella's arrested alone was worth going to and seeing. The Tiffany curtain and glass skylight are both stunning.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The building is beautiful and grand. It does not take long to view the building, the interior and even grab a bite to eat / visit the book store. They have an ATM, which is great cause there was no line! This was my #1 place to visit and I enjoyed it greatly.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of the places visitors and locals must see in Mexico city!! Beautiful Architecture, exhibitions, concerts, dances, etc. The Palace is easily reached by public transport; it has a Subway station next to it (Bellas Artes), bus lines, taxis and parking garage! You can get Awesome pictures from the coffee shop at the top of the building infront of it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you have the time, I think the best way to see this museum is to take several short trips. That way you can spend the appropriate amount of time learning about and appreciating the amazing collection without getting burnt out. Check the website because it's often free. Really stunning works.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was an outstanding performance. The music and dancing was superb! It was a beautiful time travel through Mexico's cultural history.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have never been to Europe so I have not much to compare this majestic building to. I think is impressive. What elegance. The murals there Orozco and Siqueiros are a must see. I am no great art connoisseur but you do not need to be to feel the bravery of Siqueiros murals. They exude grit and courage I love... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Am I in Paris? People may disagree, but at least for me, Palacio de Bellas Artes is perhaps Mexico City's most beautiful building inside and out! Because its construction faced some interruptions, Bellas Artes was completed as a chimera of various architectural styles including Neoclassical to Art Deco, and the result is this uniquely beautiful wonder that can parallel with... More 

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This beautiful park was once the playground for the wealthiest families in the colonial era, and is now the perfect place where locals and visitors can spend a sunny weekend afternoon to relax or shop for souvenirs at the market. Kids can run around or grab a bite of cotton candy while teens and adults wander around admiring the charming gardens and the sculptures that adorn it. Once the heat rises, it may be time to visit one of the many cozy restaurants or cafés with its characteristic art nouveau facades to cool down and call it a day.
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