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“Quick Stop” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Palacio de Bellas Artes

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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Mexico City Sightseeing Tour
Ranked #16 of 479 Attractions in Mexico City
Activities: Arts and crafts
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Owner description: This historic white marble building serves as both the city's top performance hall and an art museum.
North Tustin, California
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“Quick Stop”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

On this visit, we only had time to enjoy the refreshments and pleasant service at the small cafe on site as well as the beautiful architecture just inside the building before we had to continue our walk toward Centro. Worth a stop for a long or short visit.

Visited June 2014
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“Art Deco and Ballet”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Just a walk through this exquisite building with enormous murals of Diego Rivera and other well know artists is a true joy. We were lucky enough to score tickets for a ballet performance and loved the magnificent Art Deco theater within this palace. Wait til you see the magnificent Tiffany dome inside the theater. A great experience. There's is also a café on the first floor and although we didn't have time to try it this time, we will next time around.

Visited July 2014
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San Cristobal De Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico
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“Free tourist guide”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

A young student working with the museum actually gave us a free tour. I tried to give her a tip but she refused. Very informed and helpful

Visited July 2014
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Vancouver, Canada
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“Architecture and Diego!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We went on a Sunday, and it was kind of busy. The interior of the building is so cool. We were there to see the Diego murals, and all the other murals. They were amazing. We didn't go to the other exhibits on, but did head up to the top floor to see the architecture exhibit......it was interesting, but very little English, so not sure at times what we were looking at. But do go, we loved our few hours there.

Visited July 2014
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“We went to the Ballet Folklorico and loved the building”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

A Deco masterpiece! Murals by Picasso and Tamayo, stained glass, metal work, marble…all beautifully designed and grand.

Visited July 2014
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