Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexican Cultural Center


Palacio de Bellas Artes Panorama
Palacio de Bellas Artes Panorama. Img Via: expedia.com

Culture is a holistic lifestyle, where it is complex, abstract and spacious. And through culture as well, characteristic of the character and identity of an object can be determined. Each nation or state has the culture of each, it shows a level of civilization and progress of human endeavor.

In Mexico, there is the cultural center of the Mexicans who named Palacio de Bellas Artes. Another name is the Palace of Fine Arts. The site is located on the west side of Mexico City, next to the Alameda Central Park.

The Palacio de Bellas Artes building was built in 1904 and has a mixture of a number of architectural styles, but in principle by Art Nouveau and Art Deco. Art Nouveau dominates on the exterior, which is done by Adamo Boari, while the Art Deco completed by Federico Mariscal. In front of the building, there are four statues of the horse Pegasus created by Agusti Querol Subirats. The roof of the central building is made of crystal designed by Geza Maroti and he also drawings depict the god Apollo who are thoughtful.

Palacio de Bellas Artes Mexico Front Photo

Palacio de Bellas Artes Mexico Front Photo

Palacio de Bellas Artes Inside Photo

Palacio de Bellas Artes Inside Photo

One aspect of the palace that disappears is Pergola, located in Alameda. It was built for the celebration pictorial exhibition in 1910, but was demolished in 1973. There is an exhibition space located on the first and second floor, the first floor is decorated with crystal chandeliers created by Edgar Brandt. While the mural by Rufino Tamayo. The second floor contains a smaller exhibition space as well as murals by Jose Clemente Orozco, Jorge Gonzalez Camarena, Manuel Rodriguez Lozano and Roberto Montenegro. The third floor is occupied by the Museum of Architecture.
Palacio de Bellas Artes has been the scene of some of the most important events in music, dance, theater, opera and literature. And also there are exhibitions such as painting, sculpture and photography. Some artists and companies from all parts of Mexico have called this building as the “Cathedral Art The Mexico”, because as an important cultural center in Mexico. UNESCO has declared this building as an artistic monument in 1987. Two of the most famous groups and regularly perform here is the Ballet Folklorico de Mexico Compania Nacional de Opera de Bellas Artes and the National Symphonic Orchestra. Both run the theater twice a week and is a spectacle that contains pre and post-Hispanic dances in Mexico.
To be able to go to the Palacio de Bellas Artes, you need only travel time 7-minute walk from the Museo de Arte Popular through Juarez. Open from Tuesday-Sunday from 10.00 am – 18.00 pm with entrance fee of $ 35 pesos. In addition to visiting the site, you can also traveled to the Basilica of Guadalupe, Viveros de Coyoacan, and the Plaza Zocalo. Some of the hotels that you can live during a tour in Mexico include the Escandon Hotel, Nikko Hotel,  and Hotel Xi Ciudad de Mexico Roma.

Palacio de Bellas Artes Mexico Photo From Above

Palacio de Bellas Artes Mexico Photo From Above

Palacio de Bellas Artes Mexico Outside Area

Palacio de Bellas Artes Mexico Outside Area. Img Via: hazdf.com

Palacio de Bellas Artes Mexico Photo At Night

Palacio de Bellas Artes Mexico Photo At Night. Img Via: expedia.com

Palacio de Bellas Artes Outside Area

Palacio de Bellas Artes Outside Area. Img Via: expedia.com

Palacio de Bellas Artes Panorama

Palacio de Bellas Artes Panorama. Img Via: expedia.com

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