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Ballet Folklorico de Mexico

Violeta 31, Mexico City 06300, Mexico
+52 55 5526 7805
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As featured in 3 days in Mexico City
Ranked #4 of 286 attractions in Mexico City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Ballets
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Traveler Description: The company used to be based at the Bellas Artes theatre in Mexico City, but now performs at various venues around town. Go here for details and... more »
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Beautiful! AMAZING dance company. The gold-shining theater accompanied by the big dark night sky definetley compliments all the colorful dancers on stage. Tickets are available at: $300 pesos $600 pesos $800 pesos I sat in Lunada 2... GREAT spot for pictures,but i feel like your own balcony would be much better,you just have to find the perfect spot.(you don't want... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

I have seen the show a number of times. It is folk dancing - not a real ballet. But, It is always and outstanding performance. A truly must see--

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

We loved this event. We booked our tickets from home thru ticket master. We visited the theatre a few days before to see the Diego murals, and tried to get our tickets then, but weren't allowed to. We had to go to ticketmaster directly, and only CERTAIN ticketmasters. We went to the one located in the Liverpool Dept. store in... More

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Do NOT miss the Ballet Folklorico. This show is wonderful, colorful, a joy in music and dance. Professionally staged in a theatre that is a work of art in itself.

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Sacramento, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Not only was the Ballet Folklorico fantastic, but the building; the Palacio de Bellas Artes, was a Deco masterpiece. The stained glass dome is worth the price of admission (which wasn't much, sitting in the stratosphere). Everything about the dance was great-best musicians, color, lighting, choreography, and of course the dancers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Great company of ballet. Amazing dancers! They show us pieces from folklore all around this great country. So colorful! We could stand all night long to appreciate their performance. Beautiful!

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austin, texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

It was hard to find the schedule, but there is a poster at Bellas Artes showing times. When I was there, it happened a few days during the week...definitely on Sunday mornings and Sunday evenings. The seats were 300, 700, and 800 pesos. Expensive if you are on a budget! I bought the 300 peso tickets and sat waaayyyy up... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Great show that lasted about 1.5 hours for us. I think our show may have been shorter because they had another show to set up for. There was no intermission when we went. We attended the 9:30 am show on a Sunday. Bought 300 peso tickets at the box office. They don't speak English here so you will have to... More

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

the Bellas Artes theatre where the Ballet Folklorico performs is a magnificent setting for a professional, colorful and enchanting collection of dances and music from around Mexico

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We purchased the tickets at the ticket office after the main entrance. Better to go there knowing what seats you want after studying the web site for classes/prices. The theater house is very nice. Make sure to see the marble toilets! The performance is very lively and colorful. Definitely worth seeing this show.

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