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Palacio del Gobierno

Av. Aldama between Guerrero and Carranza, Mexico
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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 16 November 2017
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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

Reviewed 15 March 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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“structure” (2 reviews)
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Av. Aldama between Guerrero and Carranza, Mexico
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Reviewed 16 November 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!

Thank Martijn710
Reviewed 15 March 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

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 1 February 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

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 29 December 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

Thank 70ava
Reviewed 14 December 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.

Thank civilwarguy
Reviewed 18 January 2006

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

4  Thank texasredhead
A TripAdvisor Member
New York, City
Reviewed 21 March 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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