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Ballet Folklorico de Mexico

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Address: Calle Violeta 31, Mexico City 06300, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 55 5526 7805
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes

The famous ballet troupe known for the discipline provided by its founder...

The famous ballet troupe known for the discipline provided by its founder Doña Amalia Hernández.

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Beautiful Costumes!

I really enjoyed this show. The dancers had beautiful costumes on and were wonderful and engaging - very talented people. A little warning for those who choose to sit on the top... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Lauren S
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed this show. The dancers had beautiful costumes on and were wonderful and engaging - very talented people. A little warning for those who choose to sit on the top floor (cheap seats) - the theatre is very vertical... so if you're not a fan of heights, you will want to buy seats on a lower level and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our wonderful tour agent Margarita at Monopolis tours at our hotel got us orchestra seats in the perfect spot. The show is very entertaining. What amazed me most was all the music and all the singing is live. The mariachi musicians are on stage or visible the theater the whole show. Costumes are beautiful and colorful and the dancers are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful performance in a beautiful building. We attended at the Belles Artes although they also the perform at Chapultepec Castle. The performance is beautifully choreographed and performed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

11/2016- The show was very entertaining. There are three different ticket prices. 300 pesos, 800 pesos and 1000. I bought the $800 tickets, which came out to 42 US dollars. Our seats were upstairs and a bit far from the show but I didn't mind.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Highly recommend this experience! It is a very dynamic and well executed show. And the venue is worth a visit in and of itself. Our orchestra seats were wonderful. The first balcony would have been good too. We walked up 30 minutes before and had no problem getting tickets. No intermission.

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Merced, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

This performance will certainly keep you in awe. Everything about it is amazing: dancing, music, costumes, comedy and lighting. The only problem I had, but wasn't really important, was that they couldn't mail tickets to the US. We took our chances and bought them on the morning of the performance. Great seats! Recommend the higher seats for the best overall... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Founded in 1952 by Mexican ballet dancer and choreographer Amalia Hernández (RIP), the ballet showcases a small sample of the richness of music and traditional dances in Mexico, including prehispanic. The musicians are just wonderful, and each band gets to play a piece of music before the dancers take over the stage. The show changes throughout the years, so if... More 

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Poulsbo, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We saw the Ballet Folklóriko perform at the Palacio de Bellas Artes and they were fantastic. Traditional music and dancing in a variety of styles. Beautiful costumes. Super talented musicians and dancers. Great taste of Mexican culture in a beautiful setting. (Online it showed tickets were sold out, but we went in person the evening of the performance and there... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

View the snapshots of the diverse cultures of Mexico in 1.5 hours! One of Mexico's most famous performances, Ballet Folklorico de Mexico is the classic dance performance that showcases various dances in Mexico from the past to the present and from the north to the south. From the indigenous to today's folk dances, you can definitely see the same skilled... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

This was a fantastic experience, made even more memorable by the fact that I saw it in Chapultepec Castle. An unbeatable setting for a really beautiful performance. Would definitely suggest trying to go when it takes place in the castle.

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