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  • Address: Paseo de la Reforma y Campo Marte S/N, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Hours: Tue - Sun 10am - 6pm. Closed Mondays
  • Admission: Free to view building when no performance scheduled. Museum: 35 pesos (free on Sundays)

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Palace of Fine Arts (Palacio de Bellas Artes)

Considered one of the world's most beautiful buildings, the Mexico City Palace of Fine Arts - or Palacio de Bellas Artes - is a harmonious synthesis of Art Nouveau, Art Deco, and Baroque styles, a style sometimes called "Porfiriano," after architecture-obsessed Mexican President Porfirio Díaz, who commissioned the project.

The exterior, surrounded with gardens, rises in elegant columns and domes above the cool, green Alameda Central. Inside, it is an exceptional art exhibition, filled with a permanent collection of statues, murals, and other outstanding ornamentation. In addition, there are regular world-class art exhibitions open to the public.

In addition to its daytime attractions, you can appreciate the building's acoustic excellence by enjoying a performance at its National Theater. International artists appear regularly, but try to catch Mexico City's own Ballet Folklórico de México Compania Nacional or National Symphonic Orchestra.

Practical Info

It is possible to visit the Mexico City Palace of Fine Arts by taxi or car, as there are pricey private parking lots close by. However, the congested neighborhoods surrounding the Alameda Central are much more easily visited on Metro Lines 2 and 8; the Bellas Artes stop opens right onto the Palace.

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Mexico City Sightseeing Tour with Anthropology Museum and Behind-the-Scenes at Bellas Artes, Mexico ... 
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

Mexico City Sightseeing Tour with Anthropology Museum and Behind-the-Scenes at Bellas Artes

3 star rating: Worth doing 48 Reviews

See the most important monuments in Mexico City on a sightseeing tour including behind-the-scenes access to the most important theater of its kind: Bellas ...  Read more

Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

From USD $55.00
Private Tour of Mexico City, Teotihuacan Pyramids and Lady of Guadalupe Cathedral, Mexico City, ... 
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

Private Tour of Mexico City, Teotihuacan Pyramids and Lady of Guadalupe Cathedral

During this private tour, you will see Mexico City's city center and its main sights. Afterwards, you will pay a visit to Teotihuacan and see the famous ...  Read more

Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $135.00
Mexico City Downtown Tour, Mexico City, Private Sightseeing Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

Mexico City Downtown Tour

When traveling to Mexico City, there is one thing you should not miss: The Downtown. It´s the center of our country, Mexicans call that area “Primer Cuadro” ...  Read more

Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $92.30
Hidden Mexico City Small Group Tour with a Local Guide, Mexico City, Private Sightseeing Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 5

Hidden Mexico City Small Group Tour with a Local Guide

Take a trip through time, covering 700 years in one day! From Aztecs to art, you’ll uncover little-known facts on this full-day tour, and explore the past, ...  Read more

Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Duration: 7 hours (approx.)

From USD $48.00
Mexico City in One Day: Teotihuacan Pyramids Early Access and Historical City Sightseeing Tour, ... 
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 2 ADMISSION : 5

Mexico City in One Day: Teotihuacan Pyramids Early Access and Historical City Sightseeing Tour

4 star rating: Recommended 80 Reviews

Avoid the crowds at Teotihuacan and explore Mexico’s City’s historic center during this sightseeing tour that starts in the early morning and makes ...  Read more

Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Duration: 11 hours (approx.)

From USD $68.99
Mexico City Segway Tour: Downtown Zocalo, Mexico City, Archaeology Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 2 ADMISSION : 5

Mexico City Segway Tour: Downtown Zocalo

Declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, Downtown “Centro Histórico” is a must when you visit Mexico City. With so many interesting sites and gorgeous ...  Read more

Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $98.00

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