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Address: Oaxaca, Mexico
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5011662
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This government building is noted for its famous mural depicting the...

This government building is noted for its famous mural depicting the important role of Oaxaca in Mexican history.

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nice palace

There a beautiful murals paintent around the stairways mosty about the history of Mexico. The museum part of the building is avarage

Reviewed 14 January 2016
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Xalapa, Mexico
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Xalapa, Mexico
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Reviewed 14 January 2016

There a beautiful murals paintent around the stairways mosty about the history of Mexico. The museum part of the building is avarage

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Reviewed 28 March 2014

Palace of Gobierno including the Museo del Palscio on the south side of the Zocalo is a great place to visit on a Sunday - its free & more particular it is quiet. We enjoyed the building, the murals & were able to view the special attractions that were intended to educate the young people of the State about the... More 

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Reviewed 29 December 2012

At the edge of the Zocalo, generally crowded with Triqui protesters, except when the police clean them out - before Christmas. Interior often houses art exhibits. There is an interactive museum upstairs that is worth a visit. Helps if you read Spanish.

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rachelmast
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Reviewed 18 May 2011

I did not find the palace very interesting. The exhibitions seemed to be geared towards student groups and were not very captivating for an adult audience. The mural was nice as was the the building itself and the entrance fee is nominal at 25 pesos. If you've got time to kill and are looking for something to do, which was... More 

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Reviewed 28 November 2010

We were recently in Oaxca for about two weeks. During our days there we made it to the zocalo every day and the government palace of Oaxaca state was always closed off to everyone. Protest banners lined the arcade along the entire front side of the building that faced the main plaza. Protests in this city are not uncommon and... More 

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