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This 16th-century fort once served as the palace and home of Hernán Cortés and includes a collection of Diego Rivera murals.
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Calle Francisco Leyva 100, Cuernavaca 62040, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

don't wanna support this colonizer but the market outside was great. look for stalls where they are actually making the artesanias to get the best ones.

Thank Darby H
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Have visited the Palace before but was looking forward to seeing it again after many years. Unfortunately, the recent earthquake damaged the building and it was being repaired during my stay in Cuernavaca,

1  Thank dioslluvia
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Due to the earthquake, quite a bit has changed in Cuernavaca including being able to visit Palacio De Cortex. Best viewed from outside!

1  Thank Nas S
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately closed due to the earthquake damage however the surroundings were pretty fun! There are tons of vendors that sell everything from jewelry to food items and silver. There’s a large plaza area where you can take lots of photos eat street food like corn,...More

Thank WildarisDfw
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

You cannot go into the palace or the museum as it is closed due to earthquake damage. The area around the palace is full of shops and stands selling esquites and gifts.

1  Thank halti
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Due to structural damage from the September 19th 2017 earthquake the site is closed to the public. INAH and México’s Federal engineers are working on accessing damage to make building and grounds accessible to the public.

1  Thank jetturtle2000
Reviewed 2 October 2017

we were in there on the second floor when the 7.1 strength earth quake started. Apart from the damaged clock tower, some cracks in the wall and big stones that fell down on the street from the outside walls, the place didn't collapse and nobody...More

1  Thank malhiermalda2015
Reviewed 12 August 2017

The site is full of history (as almost every place or town in Mexico). Travel back many years while you enjoy the multiple colors of Cuernavaca's central park which surrounds the Palacio.

Thank SBE73
Reviewed 10 August 2017

It's a very interesting museum were you can see highlighs of the history from prehispanic to the Revoltion. The paintings by Diego Rivera are awsome and worth enjoying with a guide.

Thank Concepcion J
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Only drawback was all descriptions were in Spanish. Lots of room to roam. Zocalo at front is beautiful and comfortable for people watching.

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