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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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Activities: Arts and crafts
Description: 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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Liked the work of Diego Rivera who we had only heard about but never seen his work. We also got to see a very extensive exhibit of the work of Henri Cartier Bresson which was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Liked the work of Diego Rivera who we had only heard about but never seen his work. We also got to see a very extensive exhibit of the work of Henri Cartier Bresson which was truly amazing. A very complete chronicliing of a bygone era.

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Puerto Vallarta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

While we have not attended an event in the theater, we have visited the facility to view the massive murals in the upper halls. Each of the murals is impressive, particularly the copy Diego Rivera created of the mural he did for the lobby of Rockefeller Center. Rockefeller destroyed the original when he discovered that it reflected Rivera's Communist political... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

This building is gorgeous, certainly one of the most beautiful in the world. The performances have to compete with the stunning architecture!

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Palacio de Bellas Artes is not just a performance hall but it is art in itself. You can see the beauty and sophistication of Mexican architecture from the exterior alone. Inside the interiors is just amazing from the portrait of Juan Escutia, one of the Niños Heroes, to the Mexican Revolution and Spanish Reconquista. A must SEE for any history... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Some exhibition was taking place outside on the buildings lawn, we were treated very rudely when we approached to see what was going on, we were yelled at to stay on one side of the rail, 2 minutes later there were about 30 people on the other side not being yelled at. I felt discriminated

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Lakewood, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The murals are wonderful but they are somewhat obscured by structural elements. So comprehending them takes a bit of work The interior is an art deco masterpiece and fully worthy a setting just that....

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This art deco building located in the Alameda is a wonder to see, outside and in (be sure to see it lit up at night). It is not only a performance venue but holds an art gallery that holds temporary exhibitions, as well as some murals by well known Mexican artists, including Diego Rivera.

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Troy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

A masterpiece without any question. It would have been great to attend a concert or a performance by the National Ballet.

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Denver, CO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

On Sundays the Palacio de Bellas Artes is open to explore without having to pay any admission price. If you are an art deco fan, you have to see it. There are also wonderful murals from the likes of Diego Rivera. Highly recommend checking it out!

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Odessa, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This is one of the most beautiful building in all of Mexico City. Also has a theater inside where many famous singers have performed in over 100 years

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