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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 3 days ago

I can understand bags n water, but not the sunnies! Anyway, not going to argue with an armed soldier standing guard! Visiting here, is to see Diego Rivera's Mural.... a fascinating history of Mexico existence from Aztec to modern times, complete with issues probably considered...More

Thank gro05
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Hola, We visited the National Palace, with a guide, specifically to see Diego Rivera’s murals depicting the history of Mexico. We had some knowledge of Rivera’s works but were initially speechless at the epic size of the murals and their painstaking detail which has you...More

Thank The B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The murals are huge, very nice. There’s other stuff in the palace, gardens, etc. they take your ID and give you a badge while you’re in there, got the passport back no problem so no need to worry.

Thank JamesJamieJaume
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Palacio Nacional is an interesting building full of history. It was the home of the Spanish Consulate during Colonial times and then it became the President's home until 1944. It was also where Mexico declared independence. Inside the building is the Museo Nacional de...More

Thank IvyD-L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm becoming a big fan on the historic center of Mexico City, everytime a friend is in town we head there but this time it was my first time at Palacio Nacional, we enjoy seeing the impressive building and the botanical garden but of course...More

Thank Teresa M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Diego Rivera Murals were out of this world definitely a must see. Also the entire palace area was just serene and beautiful.

Thank Adilah A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Palacio Nacional is an impresive goverment building on the Zócalo. It fills the entire east side of the Zócalo and is over 200 meters long. The facade of the Palacio Nacional has a special red tezontle facade. The buidling is famous because on the...More

Thank MochiMundo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recommend paying the $400 pesos for one hour guide. This made the visit much more interesting as he told us more about the paintings of Diego Rivera. Without his help we would have not seen all the information in the paintings.

Thank billtolliver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some times there is a long line outside but it is woth it, it is unbelievable to be inside the palace, so many beautiful art and "frescos"

Thank Tere A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sadly we didn’t have enough tome to explore this site fully but what we did see of it was truly impressive, it’s worth a visit for the Diego Rivera Murals alone! But if you have the time lend a few hours to this place to...More

Thank Sonal K
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 Jlu2903 | Reviewed this property |
No reservations are required.........if planning a visit, would recommend during the week and avoid busy weekends (holidays). You must leave your passport with one of the security guards and pick it up at the end of the... More
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