Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City

4.8
#2 of 798 in Museums in Mexico
Admire works from Mexican and international artists at Palacio de Bellas Artes. Construction on the domed palace begun in 1905, using art nouveau and neoclassical architectural styles, but was it delayed by sinking foundations and a political uprising. When the building was finally completed in the 1930s, a touch of art nouveau influence added to the melange of styles. Immerse yourself in Mexican fine culture at the impressive palace, which today houses several museums and galleries, as well as a theater. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Mexico City holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Palacio de Bellas Artes and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Fine arts is the most beautiful building in the city of Mexico, provided that we have views out took them.
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  • me again in a future next excellent majestic and beautiful to enjoy its architecture and charm
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  • We didn't get to go into the theater, but even the lobby was beautiful. We also went across the street to Sears to the cafe on the 8th(?) floor and had a coffee while getting a good view of the Palaci...  more »
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  • This building is stunning. Great place to take photos, especially if you can make it here early in the morning so you can grab your photo with less people around. If you're looking to purchase tickets to a show you can either go inside to purchase tickets or you can go online to TicketMaster. The surrounding gardens are a great place to hang out and people watch as there is always something going on.
  • Beautiful architecture that's worth seeing both in day and night. You can get a good view of this place from the rooftop terrace cafe on the 8th floor of Sears on the south side of the palace. The art is scarce in the museum, but still interesting
  • We went here to walk around and ended up buying tickets for the ballet. Absolutely beautiful. What a great show. Highly recommended it!
  • The building is beautiful (the art in this photo is in the adjoining park). It is a playhouse, and has circulating fine art on display. I must go inside again soon. It has been a while.
  • I love this place. Such a beautiful architecture in the heart of Mexico City. Is just fabulous. You can access it via 'metro' without problem.
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