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Palacio de Bellas Artes

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Address: Avenida Juarez y Eje Central s/n | Centro Histórico, Mexico City 06050, Mexico
Phone Number: 51 30 09 00 ext. 2528
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This historic white marble building serves as both the city's top...

This historic white marble building serves as both the city's top performance hall and an art museum.

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Fabulous Location, Great Performance

We attended a Ballet Folkloric de Mexico at this theatre and it was a fabulous experience. The building is majestic inside and out, and the performance was fantastic. You will... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Thatcham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We attended a Ballet Folkloric de Mexico at this theatre and it was a fabulous experience. The building is majestic inside and out, and the performance was fantastic. You will enjoy this place.

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Queretaro, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have visited "El Palacio" many times recently, to see the Folkloric Mexican Ballet and an exposition of Toulouse Lautrec. In both cases the experience was great. It is worth visiting the bookstore, it does have a good variety of art books.

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Wurzburg, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I love this beautiful artwork and architecture building. Porfirio Diaz decided to replace the previous National Theatre in 1901.The Italien architect Adamo Boari started the project 1904 and it was planed to finish it in 1910, however for the Mexican Revolution it was finally inaugurated in 1934 after the work of the Mexican architect Francisco Mariscal. The domes are made... More 

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Cocoa Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you love artwork, then immerse yourself in several different styles portrayed by the Mexican artists. They also had a unique architectural exhibit.

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Porto, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

absolutely stunning palace, best to go on sunday when traditional mexican dancing shows are showing a lovely time for all the family the museum is fascinating as well/

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Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

In the heart of downtown of México city, very nice place to be, near Zócalo and Reforma street, beautiful arquitecture building

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Brownsville, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great building. It is gorgeous inside and out. I didn't attend and event because I traveled with my toddler, but it is a must see and the Alameda park is right next to it and is also a beautiful place!

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Amazing museum! Gorgeous building located on a great area, very safe to walk around. Fantastic exhibitions.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I recommend that plan a visit here to watch the national symphonic orchestra or folkloric dance, or maybe a opera, nice acoustics, very cultural place.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were there to see the ballet folklorico and it was spectacular!! The theater is beautiful and the show was amazing; highly recommended!!

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This beautiful park was once the playground for the wealthiest families in the colonial era, and is now the perfect place where locals and visitors can spend a sunny weekend afternoon to relax or shop for souvenirs at the market. Kids can run around or grab a bite of cotton candy while teens and adults wander around admiring the charming gardens and the sculptures that adorn it. Once the heat rises, it may be time to visit one of the many cozy restaurants or cafés with its characteristic art nouveau facades to cool down and call it a day.
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