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House of Tiles (Casa de los Azulejos): Tours & Tickets

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This beautiful 16th-century house is covered with tiles, a symbol of success in the colonial era.
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Francisco I. Madero 4 | Centro Histórico, Mexico City 06500 Ciudad de México, Mexico
Cuauhtemoc District
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Reviewed 2 September 2019

This is one of the attractions in the main centre of Mexico City. When you enter the building you either enter through the restaurant or thru the book shop. Go up to the second floor where you can see a huge mural by a famous...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank betty l
Reviewed 27 August 2019

This is a historical palace from the 16th century. The building is covered with blue tiles from Puebla. The inside is just amazing with beautiful Mexican tiles and nice decor. Food at the restaurant is very good and cheap.

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Marisa P
Reviewed 18 August 2019

The food, what one would expect at a sanborn's because, it IS a Sanborn's. And one seldom goes to Sanborn;s to dine, usually just to grab a meal. Though the hoistroy of this place is what makes it special.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ADog56
Reviewed 16 August 2019

Beautiful building and a nice Sanborn"s restaurant.We enjoyed shopping there as well. A very nice place to visit in CDMX.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Trail774656
Reviewed 27 July 2019 via mobile

The first house to the chain of restaurants “Sanborns” this beautiful historic house tell the story of a son who got challenged by his father to transform himself. Besides being a delicious restaurant, it is a museum that houses paintings of famous artist, and an...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank sergio23671303
Reviewed 5 July 2019 via mobile

Casa de los Azulejos is a building that stands out covered in tiles imported from China which is more impressive as it was erected during the 16th century. The interior is also impressive with a mural at the staircase. It’s just a restaurant operating inside...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank thelonious22
Reviewed 10 June 2019 via mobile

A Sanborns (Mexican chain) that features their restaurant and a departmental store. No reservations needed. The menu is standard for a Sanborns (some Mexican items plus international: pasta, sandwiches, etc.). It’s interesting that in these stores you can have a nice meal and buy something...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Mario A
Reviewed 4 June 2019

The house on three sides is covered in blue tiles a sign of wealth. The tiles are from Puebla. There is what comparable to a diner, think Woolworth at one entrance. The food is cheap and they have drink specials, a department store, and after...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank joanz359
Reviewed 27 May 2019

An 18th-century palace built by the Count del Valle de Orizaba family is now a restaurant in side. You can also go up the the 2nd level to look around at the architecture.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank JP_y_LP
Reviewed 26 May 2019

Its impossible not to spot this eponymous building from 1700s with its striking three sides completely covered in blue and white tiles from Puebla- the Talavera capital. I first spied this structure from atop a topless bus going through the central city .. just outside...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Eli B
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and monuments that are a must when exploring Mexico
City. Places such as the Museo Biblioteca Palacio
Postal, Casa de los Azulejos and Palacio de Bellas
Artes are the perfect eye candy for anyone seeking to
admire arts and architecture. Don't forget to visit
the wide variety of markets and plazas where any
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