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"Private Tour of Mexico City
"Private Tour of Mexico City Teotihuacan Pyramids and Lady of Guadalupe Cathedral""Mexico City is a city of contrasts the largest metropolis in the world.  The private tour begins with a sightseeing trip around the city center including a visit of the Plaza of Constitucion or Zocalo the political center of the country. Observe the Cathedral and the National Palace with the famous murals of Mexican artist Diego Rivera and Templo Mayor. You will see also The Palace of Fine Arts. Next you will pass on the most beautiful street in Mexico City
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Mexico City in One Day: Teotihuacan Pyramids Early Access and Historical City Sightseeing Tour
"After early morning hotel pickup in Mexico City your tour starts with the 30-mile (48-km) drive north to Teotihuacan a World Heritage–listed archaeological site that dates back to 100 BC and is known as the ‘City of the Gods.’ You’ll arrive as soon as the site opens before most tour groups and visitors begin to fill up the place. With an informative guide explore the plazas murals and structures during this peaceful time of day that enhances the ancient city’s already-mystical atmosphere. Hear stories and facts about Teotihuacan’s long history and recent discoveries and see sites like the Temple of Quetzalcoatl
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Mexico City Downtown Tour
"This monumental adventure begins early in the morning with a pickup from your hotel or other locations in Mexico City. From there you will not cease to amaze with the architecture of the buildings in the centric part of the city. The Centro Histórico holds the Mexican Flag surrounded by government and religious buildings such as the “Catedral Metropolitana” “Palacio Nacional”. There is an archaeologicall site there where Mexico started the “Templo Mayor”.  Not far from there the “Palacio de Bellas Artes” “Alameda Central” and “Monumento a la Revolución” will be waiting with all the beauty and history behind them. Also
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Ballet Folklorico - Great show, not typical ballet

My coworker was hesitant to go, because he thought it would be a traditional ballet. It's more of a folk show where they have different costumes, dancing, and a live band/orchestra.Shows are every...
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CLillard
May 05, 2006

Mexican Muralists

Diego Rivera is the more famous, but another excellent and fascinating muralist is David Alfaro Siquieros, who tried to kill Tolstoi when he was in Mexico with Diego Rivera. His works can also be...
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sanguin
Jul 03, 2005

palacio de bellas artes,mind stairs direction....

during its construction (1904-1934!),they realized the building was sinking in the very light and unstable ground(as if it was butter!)today,it goes on sinking:its unique quality!since its...
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cbeaujean
Oct 23, 2002

Palacio de Bella Artes

A theatre and concert hall with murals that adorn the second floor.There is a tourist information stand at the front desk
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jenn_d
Jan 22, 2004

One of the symbols of the city.

You really can't miss it. It stands at the beginning of the Alameda. The concert hall has Diego Rivera's murals inside.
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el_ruso
Feb 27, 2005

Palacio de Bellas Artes seen from The Torre L-A

The Palacio de Bellas Artes seen from the Torre Latinoamericana. What a beautiful building this is, as from above you can see the magnificent roof construction..
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filipdebont
Oct 06, 2002

Palacio des Belles Artes

If you can, try and catch the Ballet Folklorico of Mexico. Ancient traditions and history of Mexico are brought to life through dance! A must see!
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deadites
Feb 09, 2004

Below is a photo of the...

Below is a photo of the 'Ballet Folklorico de Mexico' My father and I were taken here by my cousin Sandy and her boyfriend Ariel. This is the link to the ballet.http://www.balletamalia.com.mx/
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tiirrep
Aug 24, 2002

Palacio de Bellas Artes

Unfortunately we weren't able to catch a concert here, but we were able to tour the lobby and grounds which were beautiful.
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Dec 19, 2010
 
 
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Things to Do Near Bellas Artes

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Torre Latinoamerica

This tower looks a bit dated, but it has the best panoramic view in Mexico City. It is 182 meters high and has 44 levels - the viewing platform can be reached from the 42nd level via a staircase....
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Museo Franz Mayer

The bulding was built during the XVI century, and after 400 years it was a hospital convent. Nowadays shows one of the most important collections of apply arts: shows, music, teather, literature,...
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Plaza Santo Domingo

I'm setting up this page in geographical order, so if you've been reading each tip so far we've been exploring the area right around the Zocalo. If you head a few blocks north of the Zocalo, you'll...
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Secretaria de Educacion Publica

This building that today serves as the National Department of Education was built as a convent in 17th century. Today its attraction besides its ornate colonial era architecture are the murals painted...
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Museo del Templo Mayor

There is an excavated area right behind the cathedral with what remains of the main temple in the Aztecs' Tenochtitlan. Next to it there is a museum with displays on history of the Aztec religion and...
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Palacio Nacional

This baroque building on the eastern side of the Zocalo square dates back to the 16th century and was built on the site of the former Moctezuma Palace. It is to this day the residence of the Mexican...
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