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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%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Primera Seccion del Bosque de Chapultepec, Mexico City 11560, Mexico
+52 55 5286 9920
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I had a great time here! The castle was beautiful and I learned a lot of interesting history. I loved how pretty it was and I was happy to learn about Mexico’s rich history and wonderful people. Had a great time with my boyfriend and...More

Thank Josephine R
Reviewed yesterday

This very old & lived in castle is untouched & in its original interior decor. wow! u will be walking up hill so wear ur good walking shoes.Bring small bills for water & junk food on the way. take it slow remember mexico is much...More

Thank Rose Mary R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was blown away! I wanted to go because it now houses the National History Museum, but the grounds and building were a sight to see as well. It was well staffed, well maintained, and the views of the city magnificent!

Thank kaufmansn
Reviewed 4 days ago

Okay, I was not expecting this place to be quite as good as it was but here I am writing a 4 star review on the place. Its a walk uphill to get to the place but the view is worth it, at the edge...More

Thank Cj S
Reviewed 6 days ago

This castle is settled in the big park of Chapultepec which I defined as lung of the city. The castle is a museum of the 19th Century, where there was the fight between the empire and the democracy. The exhibitions are mainly things such as...More

Thank Art O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No first visit to Mexico City is complete without a visit to Chapultepec Castle. It’s like going to San Francisco and not going to see the Golden Bridge. To make the experience more enjoyable learn a little about the history of the castle before going...More

1  Thank Ringo_Cad
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the national history museum of Mexico, and previously it was used as Presidential Palace. The museum has an amazing collection mainly covering the Empire period and after independence. Murals and paintings were awesome, and the view from the garden and the terrace were...More

Thank diana0618
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a Sunday morning and for some reason there was no charge for entrance. It is beautiful inside and a lot of access to almost all the rooms. Well preserved with furnishings of the period. Great views if you go on a clear...More

Thank markallanemail
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

due to my business obligations in CDMX i only had 2 hours to see the castle. it opens at 9am but one can already enter the park starting 5am. thus for super fast sight seeing you can already try to be at the entrance (the...More

1  Thank Teresa G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The castle is a must when visiting Mexico City. It is truly magnificent and the grounds are lovely. As you start your ascent up the path to get to the top, there are guides at the bottom that you can chat with. Our regret, is...More

1  Thank topthat
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Rosa C
13 November 2017|
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Response from Jimena V | Reviewed this property |
Martes a domingo de 9 a 17 horas, los domingos son gratis y el resto de la semana la entrada cuesta 70 pesos.
Brooke S
25 October 2017|
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Response from valentemrs | Reviewed this property |
Good morning Brooke S. Monday the 4th of December, the museum is closed. Regards. VS
8 July 2017|
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Response from cepedarussell | Reviewed this property |
With money, all things are possible!