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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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The building of fine Arts its a master piece itself. Do not miss the murals and the temparary eshibitions. There are tow types of tours availabe at the site and it is wonderful to... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The building of fine Arts its a master piece itself. Do not miss the murals and the temparary eshibitions. There are tow types of tours availabe at the site and it is wonderful to visit the stage and backstage. See if you can go to a concert or ballet is worthit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had the privilege of seeing the Ballet Nacional de Mexico de Amalia Hernandez perform at this beautiful historical Theatre. The performance was spectacular. The theatre is amazing. Every seat is a good seat. The architecture of this incredible structure is amazing. My mother is in a wheel chair and the theatre attendants guide us thru the back entrance to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A wonderful stop while touring Mexico City with a friend. Enjoy! You can walk right in and enjoy a performance or simply tour the building.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Its a very good place. If you go to mexico city and dont go to belas artes, you dont go to mexico city.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The exterior is divine, and the interior offers the chance to see the Big Three of Mexican muralists, including the infamous mural by Diego Rivera that was, fortunately, recreated here after its rejection by Nelson Rockefeller in New York. The top floor also offers temporary exhibitions and, it seems, so do some of the second-floor galleries.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Palacio is a magnificent building but the real attraction is the murals--especially Rivera's. It would require days to puzzle out the meaning of every figure and detail. Magnificent!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The exterior of the building is very beautiful. There are tours to see the interior of the building. I highly recommend taking the tours. The only problem is that there was no English tour when I visited. There is also an organic architecture museum on the top floor.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Centrally located in Mexico city Palacio de bellas Artes is considered the most beautiful building in Mexico City. It hosts opera house, permanent exposition of famous murals of several revolutionary artists including Diego Riviera, and has several temporary exhibitions. The venue is free. We visited on Sunday, so it was quite crowded. It looked like several student were there in... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful mural exhibits with good explanations of history and context. On the top floor is an architecture exhibit which is also very interesting

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Culture great art exhibit and beutiful building structure. Must see. Eve. If you don't go inside on time it's well worth to go see the structure of this beutiful building structure.

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