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National Palace (Palacio Nacional)

Avenida Pino Suarez, Corregidora esquina Guatemala | Zócalo, Mexico City 06060, Mexico
+52 55 3688 1255
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This historic building was once occupied by Hernán Cortés, the Spanish explorer who conquered the Aztecs, and includes a famous panoramic mural of Mexican history by Diego Rivera.
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Avenida Pino Suarez, Corregidora esquina Guatemala | Zócalo, Mexico City 06060, Mexico
Centro Historico
+52 55 3688 1255
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Diego's murals are a must. Make sure to bring your ID! I was able to use my U.S. driver's license to gain admittance for both my husband and I. You will have to check your bags as well. We went around 11am and found the...More

Thank Kate D
Reviewed 6 days ago

Here you can learn a bit about the history of Mexico and the integration of the Spanish. Many artifacts and rooms displayed in the time period they represent.

Thank jack123456589
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you love Diego Riviera you will love this place. It's tranquil and beautiful and is a place to admire. We were with a tour guide but you could do alone.

Thank Nina044
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous mural by Diego Rivera. Worth the walk etc.. The interior gardens were cool as well. There is a small book shop too.

Thank Penny B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's the central square of Mexico Citiy's centro historico and the palace is huge and monumental. Visit the inside or just take in the athmosphere on a busy evening when the lights go on. Magical

Thank Thomas K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Incredibly important historical site. Grand architecture and murals adorn the buildings. Plan on walking quite a bit. Worth every minute spent there. Highly recommend!!

Thank sabithkhan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The murals were astounding though the grounds are beautiful, too. Entrance is free but you have to leave your id with a guard and no bags allowed inside. There's a free bag check at the entrance

Thank istanbulgibbs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love it because you can visit, the first bank or Casa de la Moneda inside, and also you can go to senator room were there was written the Mexican Constitution in 1917, great paintings or Mural by Diego Rivera

Thank Cesar V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The National Palace is still a working office building were a lot of the áreas of the Ministry of Finance are housed. At the same time is has a museum of Benito Juárez, an all chamber of congress, full of Diego Rivera´s painting of the...More

Thank MtcSpoor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The structure is very nice, with beautiful gardens. The mural made by Diego Rivera is a must see, since it magically displays Mexico's history.

Thank Alejandro R
Centro Historico
The beating heart of the city lies within Centro
Histórico, the vast expanse of historical buildings
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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18 August 2017|
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Response from RexFC | Reviewed this property |
No, and admission is free but what you do need to get in is your passport. We entered with no booking in July.
Evelina O
21 October 2016|
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Response from Julian M | Reviewed this property |
Also, find a trusted tour guide company that will drive you around. Best way to do it! If you find the man I described, he is awesome!
9 July 2016|
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Response from plaistowboy | Reviewed this property |
When you are facing the Palacio from the Zocalo got to the left and then turn right down the street. The entrance is half way down on the right. Don't forget ID