Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City
(4.8/5 based on 5,500+ reviews on the web)
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. Use our Mexico City tour planner to arrange your visit to Palacio de Bellas Artes and other attractions in Mexico City.
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  • Going inside doesn't take much time, and you'll be rewarded with a lively grand art deco staircase to climb if you wish. The little cafe (with bathrooms) serves a delightful chilequiles desayuno. 
  • Wonderful Palace, which you can visit and appreciate art. There is always some event to enjoy.
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  • Is a very beautiful place. We had the opportunity to view the opening of the first indigenous poetry festival. The architecture of the Palace is worth a visit.
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  • Increible vista desde el balcon de Sears
  • Sitio obligatorio para turistear
  • Very nice architecture - I think art Deco - not certain as I am not a specialist in architecture. The murals inside are amazing and great distraction. The admission is free but you need to go to ticket window so they provide you with a ticket- I am guessing for counting # of attendees. Bathrooms are free and clean. There is no wifi. There are people keeping an eye for you if you are taking pictures that you have purchased a special camera ticket (30 pesos) enforced somewhat sporadically as I saw people without any special token attached to their clothing yet I was the only one to be singled out so I either buy the token or stop using my phone to take video and photos.
  • Absolutely stunning!!! Inside and out! The murals and artwork was just amazing to see. It's crazy to just walk around downtown and see this gorgeous building in the middle of the city.
  • Not much to say. The jewel of the "Porfiriato" era in Mexico and a must see atraction in Mexico city.