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State Government Palace

Oaxaca, Mexico
5011662
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Beautiful murals, old architecture, world's largest tlayuda

Not a necessity to see, but very cool to walk through this colonial-era government building. Mostly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ben B
Only for a completion of your journey to Oaxaca

If you enter the Governor`s palace you will see first the big mural in the old staircase. It... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
Ralf K
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This government building is noted for its famous mural depicting the important role of Oaxaca in Mexican history.
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good22%
  • Average40%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
3 Nov 2017
“Only for a completion of your journey to Oaxaca”
1 week ago
“Beautiful murals, old architecture, world's largest tlayuda”
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a necessity to see, but very cool to walk through this colonial-era government building. Mostly quiet, except for politicians and journalists. Beautiful murals, and for some reason, home of the world's largest tlayuda (with a Ripley's Believe It or Not Certificate to show as...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2017

If you enter the Governor`s palace you will see first the big mural in the old staircase. It represents the history of Mexico. Inside you can have a look on the architecture of this old building. The Governor´s palace is located on one of the...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2016

There a beautiful murals paintent around the stairways mosty about the history of Mexico. The museum part of the building is avarage

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Reviewed 28 March 2014

Palace of Gobierno including the Museo del Palscio on the south side of the Zocalo is a great place to visit on a Sunday - its free & more particular it is quiet. We enjoyed the building, the murals & were able to view the...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2012

At the edge of the Zocalo, generally crowded with Triqui protesters, except when the police clean them out - before Christmas. Interior often houses art exhibits. There is an interactive museum upstairs that is worth a visit. Helps if you read Spanish.

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Reviewed 19 May 2011

I did not find the palace very interesting. The exhibitions seemed to be geared towards student groups and were not very captivating for an adult audience. The mural was nice as was the the building itself and the entrance fee is nominal at 25 pesos....More

Thank rachelmast
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Reviewed 29 November 2010

We were recently in Oaxca for about two weeks. During our days there we made it to the zocalo every day and the government palace of Oaxaca state was always closed off to everyone. Protest banners lined the arcade along the entire front side of...More

Thank unclelouie
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