Palacio de Bellas Artes

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The main attraction is a copy of the mural that Rivera originally painted for New York City's Rockefeller Center in 1933.



Construction on this colossal white-marble opera house began in 1904 by Porfirio Díaz. Full review →


Frommer's 35

Although various groups perform around the city, the finest offering is at the Palacio de Bellas Artes, where the famed Ballet Folklórico de México performs twice a week. Full review →

Warning: Avoid taxis parked in front of the Bellas Artes Theater, and call for a radio taxi instead.

Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

Immense murals by world-famous Mexican artists dominate the top floors of this splendid white-marble palace. Full review →


Michelin Guide 54

Opera, dance and theatre are among the performances one can enjoy at the Palacio de Bellas Artes. Full review →


Travel + Leisure

This breathtaking building was completed in 1934 and has been the most important center for fine arts in the country ever since. Full review →

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