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Address: Plaza Hidalgo 1 | Coyoacán, Cuernavaca 04620, Mexico
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This 16th-century fort once served as the palace and home of Hernán Cortés...

This 16th-century fort once served as the palace and home of Hernán Cortés and includes a collection of Diego Rivera murals.

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Cortes Palace

The Cortes Palace is one of the most important museums in Cuernavaca, it is located in what used to be Corte's Palace, when he was stationed here during the conquest of Mexico... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Cuernavaca, Mexico
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cortes Palace is one of the most important museums in Cuernavaca, it is located in what used to be Corte's Palace, when he was stationed here during the conquest of Mexico, this is a must see for any tourist visiting Cuernavaca.

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Georgetown, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

/when you visit here, you will see some very interesting artifacts, some murals by Diego Rivera, and a view of Popocatepetl volcano. There are guides and guide material to help you.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Spent several hours here. The part on the revolution was great as we see the other statues & art in the museum in Mexico City. Great murals by Diego Garcia done between 1929 - 1930. Worth the visit to see those.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The place is good but the surroundings are very dirty , tons of waste , which makes the experience very bad... there is a artisans market next to it, and they sell good products ...

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Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

The museum offers a large retrospective of Mexican history and very impressive mural painting of Mexico notorious painter, Diego Riviera

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

Inside there is the Museo Cuauhnahuac, interesting museum at the former Palacio of Hernán Cortés. Amazing also with the night lighting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

It had lots of interesting artifacts concerning Cortez, plus Diego Rivera covered the walls and ceilings of an upper floor with frescos depicting the history of Mexico.

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Cuernavaca, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

The Palacio is located on the Zocalo in Cuernavaca. When friends come to visit me this is one of the places I always take them. It tells the history of Cuernavaca and how it became settled. There are also great places to go and have lunch or dinner that are within walking distance from it. Over all a must do... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

The palace and square are beautiful, impressive, well-kept. The museum within the palace is even better. Lots of vendors, shops, restaurants on the square around the palace; sit and enjoy the world going by, Then take the plunge and go it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Its been a long time I was there, however, we loved the murals of Diego Rivera, and the exhibit... if you have the chance to go please do.... it is a great experience. right Downtown Cuernavaca.

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