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The famous ballet troupe known for the discipline provided by its founder Doña Amalia Hernández.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Calle Violeta 31, Mexico City 06300, Mexico
Alameda
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+52 55 5526 7805
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Attending the Mexican folkloric ballet was a nice experience of colors and music.Something that can be improved is announcing which kind of dancing and from which part of mexico, the hay a flyer but it is a general one that doesn't says the specific function...More

1  Thank smartquest
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The palace is an amazing structure just to visit and enjoy! Beautiful architecture outside and inside. The theatre is also very impressive, and the show itself is very well done. Certainly worth it just to spend some time in this theatre and building!

Thank ferreilo
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

If you have no interest in dance, skip this event. But if you would like a sampling of various celebratory and cultural dance and music experiences from the various states of Mexico, feel welcome at Ballet Folklorico de Amalia Hernandez. Buying tickets advance online is...More

1  Thank jcduncan2001
Reviewed August 6, 2018

the best experience to see Mexico through the dance. Great performers and originality from the begining the end.

Thank Oceano42
Reviewed July 29, 2018

During my recurrent stays in Mexico city, I've been told about coming to the show. I decided to take the advice and finally made it. The show was worth it! I really enjoyed it. The place is gorgeous and sets a good ambiance

Thank thsgray52
Reviewed July 29, 2018

On the day we arrived in Mexico City we walked over to Palacio de Bellas Artes to buy our tickets to the Ballet Folklorica for our last day in Mexico City. I originally was checking online Ticketmaster before leaving on my trip and noticed there...More

2  Thank Donna K
Reviewed July 16, 2018

This production rivals a NY Broadway show in every way (except for the amazing low price)! Great costumes, great dancing (especially by the principal performers), wonderful music, spectacle, beautiful lighting, audience participation, and a great theater make this one of the best things in Mexico...More

Thank barry m
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

The Ballet Folklorico de Mexico is extraordinary, the performance was two hours of pure joy and energy. The theater itself is stunning with its Art Deco design and the Tiffany glass curtain. The dance company is extremely talented. Each number was unique and captivated you...More

Thank Gregory L
Reviewed July 11, 2018

Show is set up in the Bellas Artes Palace, which is a beautiful place, the show is excellent with more than 40 dancers on stage, live mexican music. They take you through traditional dances in Mexico current and ancient. Loved the show, loved the venue,...More

Thank cavzmg
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Went with friends and our young daughters. The dancing and costumes are spectacular, and showed periods of Mexican history through dance. We loved the show. Highly recommend. The building is spectacular in itself.

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Ezra V
June 27, 2018|
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Response from Eva S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don’t know if the season extends to August, however, when I was planning my Mexico City trip, I couldn’t confirm the schedule until a few weeks in advance ... so I recommend to keep checking in ...because it’s not... More
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mirlag50
June 15, 2018|
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Response from Dayla Kay K | Reviewed this property |
The wonderful thing about the Ballet is you can usually get tickets right up to the Performance. However, if you prefer a specific section, you might want to order more in advance! Enjoy the show! You will be impressed and... More
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L Katherine C
March 25, 2018|
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Response from MirkaYVR | Reviewed this property |
Most of the people attending the performance are tourists, and it is in nice theater (not outside), so it is really up to you, though people tend to be dressed up a bit.
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