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Address: Primera Seccion del Bosque de Chapultepec, Mexico City 11560, Mexico
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+52 55 5286 9920
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Tue - Sun 09:00 - 17:00
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This 18th-century palace, known for its impressive gardens, served as the...

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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Castle AND Museum

Great site, both for the castle itself and the engrossing presentation of Mexican political history. Be aware that not every taxi driver knows the Castle is also the Museum of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great site, both for the castle itself and the engrossing presentation of Mexican political history. Be aware that not every taxi driver knows the Castle is also the Museum of History --mine didn't.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great views, wonderful walk through the park and very informative. all the descriptions are written in Spanish to be sure to go with a guide or a Spanish speaker.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful turn of the century palace in the middle of the city's central forest. Great for panoramic views of the city and a nice tree-lined walk up to the castle. Only costs a few US dollars for entry.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is truly a magnificent piece of architecture, a well told piece of history and a magnificant view of the mountain surround and plateau that makes Mexico city both unique and beautiful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a wonderful museum of Mexican history. It provides an interesting peek into life at the castle during the time of Maximilian and Porfirio Díaz. In addition, there are many beautiful murals. We easily spent two hours looking around. The views from the castle are worth the walk up. Get there early as the line to enter gets long... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent 5 hours at Chapultepec Castle and other than sore feet we had a great time . After a 20 minute Uber ride from our Airbnb, we entered the gates . Be prepared for an enormous amount of vendors selling soft drinks , popcorn, chips etc . U will not find any healthy food in this park . If... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Was not sure what to expect here and had a very enjoyable day! Beautiful grounds and "castle" great views of the city also from here! nice visit!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We took a metro to Chapultepec station. We walked uphill to the castle. We paid 70 pesos a ticket. The castle offers beautiful Mexico City views, nice structures, great garden, and amazing stained glasses at the top floor. We completed the castle in 3 hours. Recommended.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This castle is better enjoyed from its wonderful outdoor areas, which offer amazing views of the city. The castle itself is historically significant, but I would not rate it one of Mexico City's top attractions. Do pack a picnic lunch, though, and enjoy the gorgeous gardens. A walk through the park, past all of the vendors selling trinkets of every... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful place. Situated on a high hill overlooking Mexico City it Is a go Rgeous large building with lovely gardens, wonderful rooms containing perfectly maintained period furniture and many paintings reflecting Mexico's important historic figures. It's' a must-see place if you want great views, art, architecture and history rolled into one.

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