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Palacio de Bellas Artes

Avenida Juarez y Eje Central s/n | Centro Histórico, Mexico City 06050, Mexico
51 30 09 00 ext. 2528
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Type: Museums
Activities: Arts and crafts
Owner description: This historic white marble building serves as both the city's top...
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Type: Museums
Activities: Arts and crafts
Owner description: This historic white marble building serves as both the city's top performance hall and an art museum.
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Vienna, Austria
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62 reviews 62 reviews
32 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

The Palacio de Belles Artes is a jewel of art deco architecture and is worth a visit for that alone. The powerful murals, including those by Diego Rivera, are a powerful and poignant remainder of the suffering that Mexico has gone through to get to where it is today. This gallery also houses an excellent cafe for those who wish... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Elegant and beautiful landmark. It is free on Sundays and it has a museum inside. Very easy to find along the Reforma avenue. One of the sites you need to visit if you go to Mexico City.

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Queretaro, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

The main problem is getting in and out of there, since transport in downtown Mexico City is by all means a mess, even without protests. The building itself is impressive, the art is worth a visit, and if you get to see the main theater's courtain, you will be amazed with no doThere are near buildings (Correos, Palacio de Mineria)... More 

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New Brunswick, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

I loved the character of the outside and inside of this museum. It was very impressive on the outside and the inside was classic art deco. The museum was a bit confusing at first to navigate, but once we found the right entrance it was a simple loop. My favorite were the impressive and at times shocking murals. They really... More 

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Because of the long delays in construction the architectural styles are greatly different inside and out. On the outside this is a beautiful example of colonial architecture. On the inside art deco rules. If nothing else one should at least go intoo the lobby. Better yet go to any performance there so you can see the beautiful stain glass domes... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Stunning architecture. Went to see a ballet - perfect. I just hope you never need any service from anyone working there. They have certainly not heard of it.

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Arequipa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 NEW

The building is magnificent but once you get inside there is just nothing much to see. Entry is relatively expensive but there is little art on the wall and most rooms were closed. Yes, there are some great murals, especially a couple by Diego Rivera but we saw others just as good in free public buildings elsewhere.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 NEW

The building itself is an architectural gem - with strikingly beautiful art deco interior elements. One very famous Rivera mural depicting Mexican progress in arts and sciences. Also several other exhibitions of renowned artists from around the world.

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 NEW

The Palacio de Bellas Artes is known for its over the top architecture and it's murals, but some of its temporary exhibits are breath-taking. Give them a try!

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

One place for scenic arts that you simply can't miss!. Check the week programming and bash inside it's multicoloured Art Deco marble. Regular seasons for the OCBA (Bellas Artes Chamber Music Orchestra), the National Symphonic Orchestra,alley Amalia Hernández, and the National Ballet Company. Also here you will see the grand opera productions (check in advance to get tickets)

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