Explore the only castle in North America to be inhabited by a reigning monarch at Chapultepec Castle. Perched atop a sacred Aztec hill at 2,325 m (7,628 ft) above sea level, the castle was first constructed in 1775 as the stately residence of a Spanish colonial figure, but it has served many functions under a handful of different rulers during its storied history. Today you can take a historical tour through the building, which also houses an anthropology museum. Afterward, take a few moments to appreciate the views over the capital city from atop the hill. Make your Mexico City itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.
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Tours to Chapultepec Castle
$75 BOOK WITH VIATOR Polanco Food Tour in Mexico City (Private and Smalls Groups Only)
Duration: 3 hours
$41 BOOK WITH VIATOR Chapultepec Castle & National Museum of Anthropology Small Group Tour
Duration: 6 hours
$51 BOOK WITH VIATOR Mexico City Bike and Cultural Tour (DIEGO RIVERA`S MURALS/PAPANTLA FLYERS SHOW)
Duration: 4 hours
$116 BOOK WITH VIATOR Private Tour Museum of Anthropology and Chapultepec Castle.
Duration: 5 to 6 hours
$50 BOOK WITH VIATOR Mexico City: Chapultepec Castle & Anthropology Museum Private Tour
Duration: 6 hours
$129 BOOK WITH VIATOR Private Tour in Mexico City Downtown & Anthropology Museum & Chapultepec Castle
Duration: 9 to 10 hours
Chapultepec Castle reviews
Wonderful place- good walk, great views, excellent architecture and a very comprehensive museum outlining Mexican history
Wonderful place- good walk, great views, excellent architecture and a very comprehensive museum outlining Mexican history more »
the gardens, grounds and the exhibition are well worth the walk . Some of the special exhibits were not in English but had enough visual cues to be meaningful
the gardens, grounds and the exhibition are well worth the walk . Some of the special exhibits were not in English but had enough visual cues to be meaningful more »
Beautiful views and fantastic history museum. The museum interpretation is mostly in Spanish but the palace is beautiful and worth the long but not steep walk up the hill. The views alone are worth it. Note that the palace is divided into three not connected sections each with its own staircase so you may have to hunt around to get to each top floor. The farthest one has the little tower and a gorgeous garden. Don’t miss the massive mural room.
Gorgeous castle. Loved the exhibits in English about the different rooms and what they were used for. Wished more of it was in English though. Loved the garden on the roof. Loved the view of the city from the back of the castle. Definitely worth checking out if you're into castles.
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