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Palacio del Gobierno

Av. Aldama between Guerrero and Carranza, Mexico
1-410-6324
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Unexpected

A large rather bland exterior hides a cultural icon. This structure is amazing. With an enclosed... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
Chris R
Wow!!!

Originally, a Jesuit college stood on the site In 1767 all Jesuits were expelled from New Spain and... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2017
Paul D
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Chino Hills, California
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Historic building that dates back to the 18th century that traces the period from the Spanish Conquest to the Revolution.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good27%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
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Av. Aldama between Guerrero and Carranza, Mexico
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1-410-6324
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

A large rather bland exterior hides a cultural icon. This structure is amazing. With an enclosed central courtyard that includes beautiful and evocative murals by Aaron Pina Mora. The hallways have a grand feeling, very similar to what I have seen in Europe. And there...More

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Originally, a Jesuit college stood on the site In 1767 all Jesuits were expelled from New Spain and the building remained abandoned until it was converted into a military hospital in 1790. It was acquired by the Federal Government in 1859 under then President Benito Juarez. The...More

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 29 December 2016

It does look imposing from the outside, but once you enter, you feel that you are visiting a historic spot. The inside architecture is terrific, the murals are eye-catching and informative and the location of Hidalgo's execution is a pilgrimage point for many Mexicans. Watching...More

Thank 70ava
Reviewed 15 December 2014

This is a functioning government building with a gorgeous courtyard complete with murals and a memorial to Father Hidalgo, where he was executed in 1811. Two small museums enhance the experience. A must see; budget one hour.

Thank civilwarguy
Reviewed 18 January 2006

This is one of the gems of Chihuahua City. It has beautiful pink stone facade with wonderful murals of Mexican themes.

4  Thank texasredhead
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Reviewed 21 March 2003

The Palacio is a magnificent building. Its murals are impressive. If you are in Chihuahua City, this tour it's a must!

8  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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