The Palacio of Bellas Artes

The Palacio of  Bellas Artes, located in the Historic center of Mexico City, is the highest seat of the expression of culture, the most important opera house and the largest in the country dedicated to all forms of the arts center.

The Palacio de Bellas Artes, located in the Historic center of Mexico City, is the highest seat of the expression of culture, the most important opera house and the largest in the country dedicated to all forms of the arts center.

The Palacio de Bellas Artes began to build on August 2, 1904 in order to replace the National Theatre of Mexico. The project was undertaken by Italian architect Adamo Boari, who designed an eclectic building styles blending Art Nouveau and Art Deco construction in white Carrara marble were used on the facade and marble of different shades inside. He also has works by Mexican muralist David Alfaro Siqueiros, Diego Rivera, José Clemente Orozco.

The building height is 53 meters to the spiral and 42.5 m to the ceiling. It has 4 floors and an underground parking. In addition to the main hall, there are other areas, such as the Sala Manuel M. Ponce, Adamo Boari Hall, a cafeteria, a library and rooms for temporary and permanent exhibitions.

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