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Murales de Diego Rivera en la Secretaria de Educacion Publica

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Centro Historico
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Address: Republica de Argentina 28, Mexico City 06010, Mexico
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This was by far the best thing I did in Mexico City. Make sure you look up the address bc it's a bit tucked away, but once you get inside---WoW! More Diego Rivera in one place... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mana A
Middelfart, Fyn, Denmark
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Middelfart, Fyn, Denmark
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was by far the best thing I did in Mexico City. Make sure you look up the address bc it's a bit tucked away, but once you get inside---WoW! More Diego Rivera in one place than you can ever believe. Three floors of gorgeous murals. The top floors are the most colorful and beautiful in my opinion. Please look... More 

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Charleston, SC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Three floors of fresco murals by Diego Rivera in a beautifully restored classic building with an amazing courtyard containing blooming Jacarandas. No one was there - two blocks from the Zocolo. Amazing.

Thank SuzieBCharleston_SC
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing work! So much passion and details. Instead of reading a book, you can walk through Mexico's history thanks to Rivera's murals.

Thank AchaHa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No where in our guide books or online did it mention that you need picture ID to get through the gate. This is an exhibition that I give 5 out of 5 to, because I know it is well worth visiting-- sadly, we did not get to see it. We don't walk around with our passports, nor do we take... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Diego Rivera murals cover a huge quadrangle 3 stories high and people are available to explain the murals' stories to you. This is a hidden charmer.

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San Francisco
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Take a walk through the beautiful historical district to the public Secretary of Education Building to see dozens of Diego Rivera murals. On three levels surrounding a courtyard, the murals are all very different and very beautiful and in some cases very humorous as well. They are all extremely political as well (Rivera was a outspoken socialist as well as... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

Absolutely stunning. There are 3 levels are fresco's, which awe inspiring. this is a must to visit if you are interest in such works. It was by far and away our most memorable art experience in Mexico City. The building wasn't nearly as busy as other areas, which allowed one to truly absorb the beautiful pieces. The building is open... More 

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Reviewed 19 March 2017

Free, and the courtyard is lovely as well. Go first thing in the morning and have them all to yourself; otherwise the lines are very long and the murals are likely obstructed by other tourists. The exhibition on Mexican history was very large and extremely interesting and well put-together. Also free.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

I have been to see these murals several times. Each time I go, I am surprised again by their force and beauty. While there are Rivera Murals at several sites in the city, this is the largest single group. Many of the murals are being restored so you can really see them. (Unlike San Ildefonso where the murals are dark,... More 

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Pittsburgh, PA
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

I read about these murals on trip advisor, and sure enough, we had a hard time finding the place and finally realized it was a small door that leads to the impressive buildings that constitute the Dept of Public Education.. This building is filled with 3 floors of Diego Rivera murals... of all shapes sizes and forms depicting everyday life... More 

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The beating heart of the city lies within Centro Histórico, the vast expanse of historical buildings and monuments that are a must when exploring Mexico City. Places such as the Museo Biblioteca Palacio Postal, Casa de los Azulejos and Palacio de Bellas Artes are the perfect eye candy for anyone seeking to admire arts and architecture. Don't forget to visit the wide variety of markets and plazas where any vintage item, handicrafts and jewelry characteristic of each state in Mexico can be found on Sundays. Admire majestic views of the city from the Monumento a la Revolución and Torre Latinoamericana, and round out the experience with restaurants of all cuisines nearby.
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