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Murals of the Government Palace

At the Zocalo, Tlaxcala, Mexico
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Stop by for history

One interesting thing about this site is that it us a working government buildings. Staffers will... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cathryn C
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Interesting...very detailed

Its worth the visit! The artist spent more than 40 years painting the murals (mexican history... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
mimiMexico_df
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Mexico City, Mexico
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At the Zocalo, Tlaxcala, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One interesting thing about this site is that it us a working government buildings. Staffers will rush by on the way to meetings while you admire the murals. Tlaxcala is an indigenous area that was never conquered by the Aztecs. Politically astute, these folks sided...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Its worth the visit! The artist spent more than 40 years painting the murals (mexican history), with such detail, colors and love... you can see that in every inch of this fantastic huge paintings

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

If you are in town you must see this work. Rivals the work of Diego Rivera. Some very minor damage from the last earthquake but tells the history of Tlaxcala. Must have taken years to paint.

Thank Dennis A
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Trying getting there early morning and have breakfast in the beautiful, tranquil plaza. Time goes by slower there and you can really take in the feeling of Tlaxcala while there. The buildings are beautiful but the murals are SO beautiful and lively that you will...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2017

The murals in the government palace are great! Allow time to appreciate them. Definitely bring a camera to take pictures.

Thank rothsteinf
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Reviewed 27 May 2017

Listening and watching the colorful paintings and Murals of the goverment palace , will be more easy to understand the reasons that did that Tlaxcala joined the spanish conquers in their fight with aztecas.

Thank Mayra G
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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Came upon these murals by chance. Wanted to see the old building and found these. Colorful depiction of the Mayan/Aztec (?) world as presented by a contemporary artist in the Mexican muralist tradition. We did not hire the local guide. Should have done so. Worth...More

Thank Gcruik
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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

History of a truly unique town and Mexico in glorious technicolor! A must visit. Talk to the resident historian - he's a lovely man who knows everything

Thank Johanna S
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

I can't say enough about the murals at the government palace. We had a guide on the day after to explained many of the scenes we saw painted in the murals. The history of Tlaxcala and Cholula are somewhat bloody before the Spanish ever arrived,...More

Thank Marcia B
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

nice building... But the murals are not impressive. Go if you don't have nothing else to do. Take a little time to see everything

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