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The famous ballet troupe known for the discipline provided by its founder Doña Amalia Hernández.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Calle Violeta 31, Mexico City 06300, Mexico
+52 55 5526 7805
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you have no interest in dance, skip this event. But if you would like a sampling of various celebratory and cultural dance and music experiences from the various states of Mexico, feel welcome at Ballet Folklorico de Amalia Hernandez. Buying tickets advance online is...More

Thank jcduncan2001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the best experience to see Mexico through the dance. Great performers and originality from the begining the end.

Thank Oceano42
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During my recurrent stays in Mexico city, I've been told about coming to the show. I decided to take the advice and finally made it. The show was worth it! I really enjoyed it. The place is gorgeous and sets a good ambiance

Thank thsgray52
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On the day we arrived in Mexico City we walked over to Palacio de Bellas Artes to buy our tickets to the Ballet Folklorica for our last day in Mexico City. I originally was checking online Ticketmaster before leaving on my trip and noticed there...More

Thank Donna K
Reviewed 17 July 2018

This production rivals a NY Broadway show in every way (except for the amazing low price)! Great costumes, great dancing (especially by the principal performers), wonderful music, spectacle, beautiful lighting, audience participation, and a great theater make this one of the best things in Mexico...More

Thank barry m
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

The Ballet Folklorico de Mexico is extraordinary, the performance was two hours of pure joy and energy. The theater itself is stunning with its Art Deco design and the Tiffany glass curtain. The dance company is extremely talented. Each number was unique and captivated you...More

Thank Gregory L
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Show is set up in the Bellas Artes Palace, which is a beautiful place, the show is excellent with more than 40 dancers on stage, live mexican music. They take you through traditional dances in Mexico current and ancient. Loved the show, loved the venue,...More

Thank cavzmg
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Went with friends and our young daughters. The dancing and costumes are spectacular, and showed periods of Mexican history through dance. We loved the show. Highly recommend. The building is spectacular in itself.

Thank APKSantaCruz
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Arrived on a cloudy Sunday afternoon to the historical zocalo area hotel in Mexico City after a pleasant direct 4 hours flight from Los Angeles ... After resting a little bit we walked to Cafe Tacuba for a nice delicious and elegant dinner...we continued on...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

My husband and I Booked the show though Viator. I was charged 128.00 US dollars for each ticket which I paid 256.00 dollars for 2. We were picked up from the hotel and we were told that they were tour guide, but actually they were...More

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This beautiful park was once the playground for the
wealthiest families in the colonial era, and is now
the perfect place where locals and visitors can spend
a sunny weekend afternoon to relax or shop for
souvenirs at the market. Kids can run around or grab a
bite of cotton candy while teens and adults wander
around admiring the charming gardens and the
sculptures that adorn it. Once the heat rises, it may
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Response from Eva S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don’t know if the season extends to August, however, when I was planning my Mexico City trip, I couldn’t confirm the schedule until a few weeks in advance ... so I recommend to keep checking in ...because it’s not... More
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Response from Dayla Kay K | Reviewed this property |
The wonderful thing about the Ballet is you can usually get tickets right up to the Performance. However, if you prefer a specific section, you might want to order more in advance! Enjoy the show! You will be impressed and... More
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25 March 2018|
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Response from MirkaYVR | Reviewed this property |
Most of the people attending the performance are tourists, and it is in nice theater (not outside), so it is really up to you, though people tend to be dressed up a bit.