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House of Tiles (Casa de los Azulejos)

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This beautiful 16th-century house is covered with tiles, a symbol of success in the colonial era.
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Francisco I. Madero 4 | Centro Histórico, Mexico City 06500 Ciudad de México, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This famous building with its beautiful blue tiles is also the home of a fairly popular restaurant chain. It's a great place to eat if your stomach is having problems coping with Mexico's spicy food. I've been there several times for this reason.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a beautiful lunch at the 'House of Tiles'. This house is now turned in as a local department store, Sanborns. The centre of the house is a beautiful restaurant, serving Mexican food. We felt like it had the Harrods atmosphere, as there was...More

Thank vyuko
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This house is very very impressive. Inside of it there is a Sunborns restaurant which is not so good, but the architecture of the house inside and outside is something to see.

Thank ElenaP2205
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An amazing building that you can really take your time to enjoy and admire all the intricate tiling and detail! An amazing place!!

Thank ferreilo
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Every time I visit the D.F. I stop by to admire this place and eat if I'm hungry, this was my 3rd visit. The interior is beautiful and the place is always busy with patrons. The prices are very reasonable and the food is very...More

Thank Creeping_Death_LA
Reviewed 12 August 2018

With our guide we walked the Central District on our way to the National Palace. We stopped at the House of Tiles for a photo outside and some history. It was great to see this building with its rich history next to an art decco...More

Thank _leland_
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Went out specifically looking for this building, and didn't realize that the place we had just purchased chocolate from was it. There's no exhibit to view inside. You can just walk past it on your downtown travels is enough.

Thank Nicole A
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

This building is definitively beautiful. With its landmark hand painted tiles covering every inch of this edifice, it has a storied history in Mexico City.The food, however, is lackluster. I had the "Famous Enchiladas Suizas" but "infamous" would be a better descriptor.Three narrow enchiladas are...More

Thank aliciagedwards
Reviewed 18 July 2018

The food in the restaurant was really disappointing and overpriced. The Maitre d' tried shuffling us (unsuccessfully) to a side room away from the main restaurant, and to be honest, I wished we hadn't stayed to eat. The building itself is stunning and worth visiting.

Thank Leesw8
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful and historic building close to Torre Latinoamericana and Palacio de Bellas Artes. This building is owned by Sanborns and there is a restaurant and shopping inside. The food is Sanborns quality but the inside of the building is outstanding. There are two beautiful murals...More

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Centro Historico
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
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