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Palacio de Cortes

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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 4 days ago via mobile

The reconstruction will take more than a year to complete. Unfortunately the Diego Rivera mural is within the reconstruction area and so is unavailable. In the meantime there is a small temporary museum set up within the walls that will feature a series of presentations....More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Built in in 1526 it is considered as the oldest colonial civil structure in the whole Americas. It is a Gothic Mudejar fortified building which reminded me of the architecture of western Spain and eastern Portugal. Right in front of it the weekly market was...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank thomasozbun
Reviewed January 5, 2019

Closed due to earthquake damage. Mexico City tourist agency had no idea there was no access to O'Gorman murals. Would have done something else had we known.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank subterranean_jack
Reviewed December 24, 2018

Unfortunately closed due to damage from 2017 earthquake. But it is an amazing building. And dominates the central part of the city.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank tyagi
Reviewed November 19, 2018

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
1  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
Thank AlfonsoC1776
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
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