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Ballet Folklorico de Mexico

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Address: Violeta 31, Mexico City 06300, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 55 5526 7805
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes

The famous ballet troupe known for the discipline provided by its founder...

The famous ballet troupe known for the discipline provided by its founder Doña Amalia Hernández.

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Fast-paced (literally) and full of amazing dancers

The skill of the dancers is unbelievable. I expected it to be good, but not this good. The Ballet Folklórico takes you on a journey of a variety of Mexican dances and musical... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Sara C
Valencia, Venezuela
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Valencia, Venezuela
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The skill of the dancers is unbelievable. I expected it to be good, but not this good. The Ballet Folklórico takes you on a journey of a variety of Mexican dances and musical traditions. It's a real treat for both those whom have grown up along with them, and those whom have never seen them in their lives. A true... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful experience and enjoyed every minute of each performance. Culture galore. If you appreciate folkloric troops, this us the one to see in a beautiful venue.

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Barranquilla, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

If you are in Mexico City and have time to see this, do it. The ballet shows in an hour and a half a beautiful representation of the country's history through their music and typical dances. Amazing presentation!

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

We saw the ballet Folkorico de Mexico here during their Sunday night performance. We toughly enjoyed the performance which displays dances from around regions of Mexico. An added benefit is to see the huge tiffany glass curtain in the performance hall of the Palacio de Bellas Artes.

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Greeley, CO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

Attending the Ballet Folklorico in the sumptuously beautiful Palacio de Bellas ARTES was simply a marvelous cultural experience, one if the highlights of our week long stay in Mexico City. One of the reviewers inexplicably commented that it wasn't really "ballet". It isn't...that's why it's called FOLKLORIC. The dancers were worked class as were the musicians. The performance was a... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

The theater in which the ballet Folklorico took place was absolutely beautiful. Definitely the most magnificent theater I have ever visited in my life. The show itself was likewise. About ninety minutes long, the performances did not depict any type of story, much to my disappointment, nevertheless, the talented dancers, elaborate costumes, and loud enjoyable live mariachi music made up... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

I was very disappointed that I sprung for the tour, which only turned out to be a van ride from a hotel (not mine, I had to cab there) and then the ballet, which I could have paid much less for just by waking up to the window. I arrived for the pickup an hour before the show and expected... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

If you want to get a picture of the cultural richness that México possess, you must go to the Ballet Folklórico de México. It is a great show that presents every Wednesday and Sunday at the stunning Palacio de Bellas Artes. You will enjoy the tipical Mexican music and dances.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Arrive early and look around this beautiful old building of marble in the Art Deco style. Then see the show. We bought our tickets at the door. There are various priced tickets available according to the seating level and proximity to the stage. The show is visually spectacular. Bright costumes and dance is non stop. The stage has a glass... More 

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Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

The Folkloric Ballet is an amazing cultural institution. The show is breath taking, not only because it's in the beautiful Bellas Artes hall, but also, because the dancers and musicians are the best of the best. The passion they exude on the stage transmits to the audience and everytime, before the show's end, the audience is happily singing along and... More 

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