National Palace, Mexico City

4.6
#7 of 78 in Historic Sites in Mexico City
Government Building · Architectural Building
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Absorb the impressive architecture of National Palace, 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 and other attractions that appeal to you using our Mexico City route builder app.
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  • The Palace is closed and has been for a while. No signs, tourist info know nothing. The we site, google maps says its open, it isn't. Guards just say its due to the pandemic but then tell you to go... 
    The Palace is closed and has been for a while. No signs, tourist info know nothing. The we site, google maps says its open, it isn't. Guards just say its due to the pandemic but then tell you to go...  more »
  • Beyond the exhibits, it is the building and its architecture that itself is incredible. The art covers different periods and styles, so it really comes down to a matter of personal taste what... 
    Beyond the exhibits, it is the building and its architecture that itself is incredible. The art covers different periods and styles, so it really comes down to a matter of personal taste what...  more »
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  • It's quite crowded most of the time. But it's worth the wait
  • incredible Diego Rivera murals 💯 this is a must-see while visiting Mexico City 👌

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