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Absorb the impressive architecture of National Palace (Palacio Nacional), a government building erected on the site of the previous Aztec residence of Montezuma II, and built using materials salvaged from the ancient ruins. At the home of the federal treasury and national archives, you can admire beautiful architecture and courtyards (one of which is used to for state banquets) and enjoy amazing murals by Diego Rivera. Note that large bags must be kept in lockers on entry. Consider touring the building with a guide to enhance your understanding of its history. Plan to see National Palace (Palacio Nacional) and other attractions that appeal to you using our Mexico City route builder app.
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$39 BOOK WITH VIATOR 1-day excursion to Mexico City and Pyramids of Teotihuacán
Duration: 8 to 10 hours
National Palace (Palacio Nacional) reviews
Rivera's murals offer a snapshot of Mexican history from the Tenochtitlan days to the Revolution. The gardens of the Palace are also very nice. You will need to provide your passport or driver's... more »
With not that much of displays inside, but it's some of the corridors on the 2nd level & the "grand staircase" (which is not the one for the public usage) in this palace where covering pretty much... more »
A gorgeous space to explore. The highlight is Diego Rivera’s History of Mexico mural in the stairwell, but the gardens are truly lovely. There was a line when I arrived about 30 minutes after it opened, but it moved quickly. Valid ID (driver’s license is fine) required for entrance.
if you are visiting Mexico City, the national Palace is a must. there, people is very kind, and they have national museum inside of the palace, and also they have expo sometimes. it is a quiet place , you can really enjoy there! so, do not hesitate the national palace of Mexico is waiting for you!!
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