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National Palace (Palacio Nacional)

Avenida Pino Suarez, Corregidora esquina Guatemala | Zócalo, Mexico City 06060, Mexico
+52 55 3688 1255
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This historic building was once occupied by Hernán Cortés, the Spanish explorer who conquered the Aztecs, and includes a famous panoramic mural of Mexican history by Diego Rivera.
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Avenida Pino Suarez, Corregidora esquina Guatemala | Zócalo, Mexico City 06060, Mexico
Centro Histórico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beautiful colonial architecture of the Palacio Nacional is captivating. This impressive government building on the east side of Zocalo, the city's large main square, is home to the President's office. A popular attraction here are the Diego Rivera murals that show Mexican civilization from...More

Thank Lynn B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went here on a Mexico a Pie tour. The murals and the grounds are lovely. I recommend a tour so you can appreciate and understand the murals.

Thank balkanmomma
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very beautiful place with most beautiful Diego Rivera murals! So much history! Take time to see everything,nice and free. Also very impressive free museo. Very tight security but very polite. You can not have hat or sunglasses on.Make sure you bring your ID with you....More

Thank barbara1932
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Go early before the lines form. Security is tight but reasonable and polite. See the murals depicting the history of Mexico, La India Bonita and the Revolution. Spectacular.

Thank Laura K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must see when visiting Mexico City. Go early to avoid queues as it gets busy, and there are often school groups visiting. There is a fair bit of security to negotiate to enter and we were asked to provide picture ID. You will also...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Palacio Nacional is a must-see for the stunning Diego Rivera murals that grace the staircases and second floor walls. The murals depict the history of Mexico from Aztec times through the 1930s-40s; they're politically charged and incredibly moving. Spend time as well in the...More

Thank Leslie W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Palacio National is a World Heritage Sight with good reason: The building and the garden itself are already impressive, but there are also great murals and a museum introducing to Mixtal culture, old parliament buildings and the housing of Juarez, the first Mexican president. Entry...More

Thank FoodMonsterTravels
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Of course the main attraction of palace is Diego Rivera murals of Mexico history,but not just it was also residence of few Mexican"s presidents you may see there rooms that accommodated Benito Huarez first and only indigenous president of Mexico. We have a luck to...More

1  Thank Michael L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Super interesting, to be in the place where, Mocezuma, Cortes and Maximillian amongst others lived, loads to see and the murals by Rivera paint literally the fascinating history of Mexico

Thank Ramsay M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very easy to find location, great Murals, nice museum and small botanical garden. only 150 people are let in at a time so plan accordingly. Museum is free. You also have to give up either your Driver's license or passport to gain entry. Easily retrieved...More

Thank dwt2000
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Sonia M
31 January 2018|
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Response from WJD_CO | Reviewed this property |
Yes it was open, if you click on it in trip advisor, it brings up a new page that lets you book a tour. Take ID Best to go before noon
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SamanthaVL
18 August 2017|
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Response from Jlu2903 | Reviewed this property |
No reservations are required.........if planning a visit, would recommend during the week and avoid busy weekends (holidays). You must leave your passport with one of the security guards and pick it up at the end of the... More
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Evelina O
21 October 2016|
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Response from boo2U | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any, we had our own guide, there were people milling around us because they wanted to hear what our guide was telling us. try looking on the website, it should tell you if there are "official" guides for hire... More
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