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Palacio del Gobierno

Av. Aldama between Guerrero and Carranza, Mexico
1-410-6324
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Great mural for free

The cool thing is you can just walk in here and enjoy the patio, the galleries and their amazing... read more

Reviewed November 17, 2017
Martijn710
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Unexpected

A large rather bland exterior hides a cultural icon. This structure is amazing. With an enclosed... read more

Reviewed March 15, 2017
Chris R
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Historic building that dates back to the 18th century that traces the period from the Spanish Conquest to the Revolution.
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  • Very good28%
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Av. Aldama between Guerrero and Carranza, Mexico
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1-410-6324
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Reviewed November 17, 2017

The cool thing is you can just walk in here and enjoy the patio, the galleries and their amazing murals. It is a nice activity when you are in Chihuahua, go check it out!

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Reviewed March 15, 2017

A large rather bland exterior hides a cultural icon. This structure is amazing. With an enclosed central courtyard that includes beautiful and evocative murals by Aaron Pina Mora. The hallways have a grand feeling, very similar to what I have seen in Europe. And there...More

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Reviewed February 1, 2017 via mobile

Originally, a Jesuit college stood on the site In 1767 all Jesuits were expelled from New Spain and the building remained abandoned until it was converted into a military hospital in 1790. It was acquired by the Federal Government in 1859 under then President Benito Juarez. The...More

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Reviewed December 29, 2016

It does look imposing from the outside, but once you enter, you feel that you are visiting a historic spot. The inside architecture is terrific, the murals are eye-catching and informative and the location of Hidalgo's execution is a pilgrimage point for many Mexicans. Watching...More

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Reviewed December 15, 2014

This is a functioning government building with a gorgeous courtyard complete with murals and a memorial to Father Hidalgo, where he was executed in 1811. Two small museums enhance the experience. A must see; budget one hour.

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Reviewed January 18, 2006

This is one of the gems of Chihuahua City. It has beautiful pink stone facade with wonderful murals of Mexican themes.

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Reviewed March 21, 2003

The Palacio is a magnificent building. Its murals are impressive. If you are in Chihuahua City, this tour it's a must!

8  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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