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Palacio de Cortes

Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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“second floor”(7 reviews)
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On September 19, 2017, a powerful earthquake rocked the region and damaged the building's clock, which has since been removed. At the time of writing the Palacio was to remain closed to the public for at least a year, for damage assessment and...more
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Calle Francisco Leyva 100, Cuernavaca 62040, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This building is impressive and evocative from the outside, but unfortunately it is under renovation since the earthquake and cannot be visited on the inside--so the murals are not visible, sadly.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank cookpias
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

July 2018, Local said they just started to renovate the damage that happened by the earthquake in Sep 2017. We could not go in. Only took some pictures from outside

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mihoegnor
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Was hoping it would be open by now 04/2018 but unfortunately it was still under construction due to the earthquake and remain closed. I think if it was open I would’ve enjoy the experience and history. Still looking forward to revisit it one day.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank symokee
Reviewed April 30, 2018

One of the oldest and more popular places to be and visit in Cuernavaca, these place is where use to be the government along time to go

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

This was a nice place to visit. It is well kept and clean. They have a lot of history to help in understanding the Cortes era.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank sdamron2017
Reviewed February 2, 2018

don't wanna support this colonizer but the market outside was great. look for stalls where they are actually making the artesanias to get the best ones.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Darby H
Reviewed January 3, 2018

Have visited the Palace before but was looking forward to seeing it again after many years. Unfortunately, the recent earthquake damaged the building and it was being repaired during my stay in Cuernavaca,

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank dioslluvia
Reviewed December 7, 2017

Due to the earthquake, quite a bit has changed in Cuernavaca including being able to visit Palacio De Cortex. Best viewed from outside!

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Nas S
Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately closed due to the earthquake damage however the surroundings were pretty fun! There are tons of vendors that sell everything from jewelry to food items and silver. There’s a large plaza area where you can take lots of photos eat street food like corn,...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank WildarisDfw
Reviewed November 22, 2017 via mobile

You cannot go into the palace or the museum as it is closed due to earthquake damage. The area around the palace is full of shops and stands selling esquites and gifts.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank halti
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