Palacio de Bellas Artes

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6 expert recommendations



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@2x 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. The main hall boasts works of art such as the crystal... Full review →

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