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Chapultepec Castle

Primera Seccion del Bosque de Chapultepec, Mexico City 11560, Mexico
+52 55 5286 9920
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This 18th-century palace, known for its impressive gardens, served as the home of the Mexican President until 1939 and now houses the famous Museo Nacional de Historia.
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  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
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Primera Seccion del Bosque de Chapultepec, Mexico City 11560, Mexico
+52 55 5286 9920
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This place in amazing, the architecture leaves you speechless and it is really well maintained. The view from the hill is perfect.

Thank sofimor
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Highly recommend visiting Chapultepec Castle! Wonderfully maintained castle with great views of the park and city. You get a little of everything at the castle with ancient Aztec artifacts to massive murals. I would put the castle on your short list of places to visit...More

Thank kala587
Reviewed 6 days ago

Go here only if you have time at hand. The castle is not that great. Most descriptions are only in Spanish. The park outside, however, is more lively and better.

Thank Ashish B
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It is easy to forget that you're in a concrete jungle here. A very peaceful and relaxing place considering so many people live in the city. Definitely worth a visit in my opinion.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This castle is super beautiful. Who knows European castle this beautiful outside Europe. Worth a visit!

Thank Kamalmo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Get your walking shoes ready to go to the hilltop.After housing royalty,an observatory an even a guesthouse for foreign dignitaries now currently is the seat of National Museum of Cultures. Inside you will find beautiful works by Mexican artist.

Thank BeatrizG2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a palace, this is ordinary at best. The museum portion doesn't have signage in English. However, the view is worth the price of admission.

Thank Jonathan B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting history to this place. You do get a sense of what went on here in the past. Spectacular views across the city.

Thank AlistairRiddell
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this place with my children who have lived for many years out of Mexico. They were amazed about the small size of the furniture and all the golden articles displayed.

Thank corp_rosarito
Reviewed 1 week ago

Going to this museum / location gives you a very nice holistic view of Mexico City. It is an easy climb and, besides the museum (convulsive nineteen century's Mexico), you get a "human scale" panoramic of the surroundings (convulsive twenty one century´s Mexico). You can...More

Thank arobleso
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Response from cepedarussell | Reviewed this property |
With money, all things are possible!
19 June 2017|
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Response from Alex S | Reviewed this property |
Is murals of Orozco is a gallery of the castle also some on the ceiling and walls of the stairs, you won't miss it.
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8 May 2017|
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Response from otan3000m | Reviewed this property |
I recall seeing elevators; also I noticed that the stuff was helping elderly people with some shortcuts; the passages are wide so it shouldn't be problem to move around once on the particular floor; It is true that the hill... More