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Beautiful Architecture

As others have said, the entrance to the courtyard of this formerly splendid home is not apparent... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Chelsea42
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Northern California
Casa de Mayorazgo Canal is now Casa de Cultura Banamex

It's unfortunate that the listing for this building leads to confusion, even in the tourist... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2015
cfuller603
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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This mansion is still owned by the family of Manuel Tomas de la Canal, but is now open to the public.
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

As others have said, the entrance to the courtyard of this formerly splendid home is not apparent. It's actually on Calle Canal, a few steps from the main square. There are two huge and beautifully carved wooden doors that lead inside. No photos are permitted....More

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Reviewed 6 February 2015

It's unfortunate that the listing for this building leads to confusion, even in the tourist materials of the city which calls it a museum but just says "Casa de Canal." It isn't really a museum, but a wonderful site of Spanish architecture. Even more confusing...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2009

There seems to be some confusion here. Yes, the building is open to the public, since it is a branch of the Banamex bank: hardly worth checking out the interior therefore! Best walk round the side into Canal for a glance at the original portal...More

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