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Palacio de Bellas Artes

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Address: Avenida Juarez y Eje Central s/n | Centro Histórico, Mexico City 06050, Mexico
Phone Number: 51 30 09 00 ext. 2528
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This historic white marble building serves as both the city's top...

This historic white marble building serves as both the city's top performance hall and an art museum.

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Come for the murals and stay for the other paintings and exhibits. Also the architecture of the building is amazing in and of itself.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Come for the murals and stay for the other paintings and exhibits. Also the architecture of the building is amazing in and of itself.

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Loved every part of this area! Lots to see, history, architecture, an absolute when visiting Mexico City

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A truly beautiful building in downtown Mexico City, with a very Belle Epoch feeling. There are great murals by Diego Rivera, which in themselves are worth a visit. The museum had a temporary exhibit showing how many ancient statues, mostly marble, that we regard as colorless, actually had beautiful colors all over them. There are also concerts here.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Fine Arts palace features a variety of permanent and temporary exhibits showcasing the art, history and culture of both Mexican and foreign artists. The Michelangelo exhibit was a highlight last year. It is worth visiting the museum even to just take in the majestic sight of the Diego Rivera mural in the mezzanine

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful building. Relax with art all over. There are nominal fees to see different exhibitions. There are always some concerts, activities going on so check the schedule or check with your hotel concierge. Free on Sunday if that fits your schedule.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great place, good to know about mexico in during Porfirio Diaz dictatorship. Somtimes they have plays or concerts.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

In addition to the Amazing architecture, the Diego Rivera murals (and others on 2nd floor) were wonderful. Allocate 11/2-2 Hrs. We also took in wonderful architecture exhibition on top floor for a few extra pesos - see it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The ballet foklorico was great fun. The dancing and music were a fantastic way to get a feel for Mexican heritage and culture. The palacio de Bella's arrested alone was worth going to and seeing. The Tiffany curtain and glass skylight are both stunning.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The building is beautiful and grand. It does not take long to view the building, the interior and even grab a bite to eat / visit the book store. They have an ATM, which is great cause there was no line! This was my #1 place to visit and I enjoyed it greatly.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of the places visitors and locals must see in Mexico city!! Beautiful Architecture, exhibitions, concerts, dances, etc. The Palace is easily reached by public transport; it has a Subway station next to it (Bellas Artes), bus lines, taxis and parking garage! You can get Awesome pictures from the coffee shop at the top of the building infront of it... More 

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