Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City

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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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  • One of those places you have ro see if you come to Mexico City its beatiful to come see and take pictures and better if you can catch a show or exhibit. Little insider tip of you want to take a great ...  more »
  • The exhibition of Picasso & Riveria has changed my thinking! I was never impressed with either artist but today i viewed their paintings (instead of their sculptures) and really appreciate their work!  more »
  • I went there both during day and in the evening and its just beautiful and very well maintained. The lighting is great and people gather around sunset so its great for photography :)  more »
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  • DOV: 13June2014 'The Palacio de Bellas Artes' is one of the most beautiful & main cultural center in which all important arts and other events were held. You can spend many hours here taking photos outside , you can visit great collection of arts inside and 'Almeda Central Park' is there in very close proximity. When you enter inside the hall is awesomely made of rare glasses and its a treat to watch. Highly recommended to spend full afternoon here and close-by areas.
  • Bellas Artes is truly beautiful. We went during the post-Mexican Revolution exhibition and the pieces were wonderful. There's always something going on in Bellas Artes. In fact, these photos were taken during our visit as part of the "Rally de Museos CDMX 2017". We haven't tried the food in the restaurant yet, but I can assure you Bellas Artes is an emblematic museum to be admired and appreciated.
  • One of my favourite spots in Mexico City. Don't miss the chance to visit its main room, especially during one of the shows. The museum within this building has awesome expositions, and its restaurant has also very nice food and drinks. Oh yeah, and visit their museum shop, they've got really cool and original presents!
  • Rivera's mural "Man at the crossroads" ( first version of this mural was supposed to be on a wall in Rockefeller center) can be found here. If you catch a guide explaining the mural you'll get a closer understanding of the many symbols and figures featured in the painting.
  • This is a very amazing building from the time of Profirió Díaz. This place is full of culture. It is recommended to visit the coffee in front of this place if you want to take a good picture