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House of Tiles (Casa de los Azulejos)

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This beautiful 16th-century house is covered with tiles, a symbol of success in the colonial era.
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Francisco I. Madero 4 | Centro Histórico, Mexico City 06500 Ciudad de México, Mexico
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All reviews department store beautiful building blue tiles enchiladas suizas sanborns restaurant chain restaurant beautiful tile work xviii century wall murals zocalo area first floor bellas artes post office mexican food take your time sabores exterior
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We walked by this building almost everyday. Finally, we stopped and looked closely at the beautiful exterior. Blue and white tiles cover the facade. It's said they came from Puebla where we visited many Talavera tile shops. Once a private home dating back to the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had heard soo highly about this restaurant but its not at all what i expected!!! Terrible service terrible food.. not authentic But the building gives it perks

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 520alondrap
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Inside this beautiful building is a Sanborn's restaurant, which is a chain of restaurants in Mexico. It's a two-story restaurant and they have locations in every major city in Mexico, and this restaurant offers basically the same menu as their other locations, the only difference...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank dreamer8313
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

After you see the post office in the zona histórico, cross the street and see the House of Tiles. As the name says, the entire outside is covered in azulejos, small tiles more commonly found in Spain. It’s absolutely beautiful to see. Go inside and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DavidTAC
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

There is a resturant inside, but you can go in and just take pictures. Worth stoping in for just a peek.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

The place itself looks very nice, and they had a guy playing piano, which adds to the atmosphere. Service was slow, and this was at 4PM so not even rush hour. When ti came time to pay, the said their system was down and would...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GerryLakeland
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

This famous building with its beautiful blue tiles is also the home of a fairly popular restaurant chain. It's a great place to eat if your stomach is having problems coping with Mexico's spicy food. I've been there several times for this reason.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank califcasl
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

We had a beautiful lunch at the 'House of Tiles'. This house is now turned in as a local department store, Sanborns. The centre of the house is a beautiful restaurant, serving Mexican food. We felt like it had the Harrods atmosphere, as there was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank vyuko
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

This house is very very impressive. Inside of it there is a Sunborns restaurant which is not so good, but the architecture of the house inside and outside is something to see.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ElenaP2205
Reviewed August 22, 2018

An amazing building that you can really take your time to enjoy and admire all the intricate tiling and detail! An amazing place!!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Centro Historico
The beating heart of the city lies within Centro
Histórico, the vast expanse of historical buildings
and monuments that are a must when exploring Mexico
City. Places such as the Museo Biblioteca Palacio
Postal, Casa de los Azulejos and Palacio de Bellas
Artes are the perfect eye candy for anyone seeking to
admire arts and architecture. Don't forget to visit
the wide variety of markets and plazas where any
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