The Ballet Folklorico de Mexico is a must-see show built around the folk dances and traditional costumes of Mexico. This internationally acclaimed troupe performs at the beautiful Palacio de Bellas Artes boasting an art nouveau style and a façade made entirely of white Italian marble from Carrara. Inside the venue, look out for the frescoes by famous painters Orozco, Siqueiros, Diego Rivera, Tamayo and Montenegro among others.
Very soon you will be taken on a journey into each unique region of Mexico as expressed through dance. The graceful performance of the dancers in colorful traditional costumes to the light and music, will keep you riveted to your seat. This beautiful performance delivers all the vivacity of the most colorful Mexican fiesta.
Note: This tour is not available between 15 December and 31 December 2015.
You will be picked up in an air-conditioned coach from your hotel in Mexico City and taken to the Palacio de Bellas Artes for a traditional folkloric show. This beautiful palace is designed by famous Italian architect Boari.
The interior of the palace boasts a crystal curtain carved with the images of the Iztlaccihuatl and Popocatepetl volcanoes. Experience the folk dances and traditional costumes of this vibrant Mexican fiesta that takes you to each unique region of the country. The show is regarded as one of the best in the city. Watch dancers dressed in colorful costumes perform to the traditional music.
Due to restoration to the Fine Arts Palace this show is now presented at Anthropology museum. The Anthropology Museum. One of its kind in the world, the Anthropology Museum is divided into two separate sections. On the ground floor, 12 rooms provide an introduction to anthropology and display archaeological finds from extinct Indian cultures. The upper floor documents the lifestyle of contemporary Indian inhabitants of Mexico. Each room is devoted to a group of people or a centre of culture.
After a memorable folkloric dance show, you will be dropped back to your hotel in Mexico City.
I enjoyed the ballet very much as it is so colorful and the venue was a bonus too. The pickup and drop off went very smoothly. A great show not to be missed....RICHARD HOWARD
Start Time: 7:30pm
Duration: 2 hours
Your hotel in Mexico City. (We would require your hotel details in order to arrange your pick up. If you do not have this information at the time of booking, please contact the local activity operator at least 48 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details)
Your hotel in Mexico City
Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.
Due to restoration to the Fine Arts Palace this show is now presented at Anthropology museum.
Hotel pick up includes from the locations are the following: Downtown (Zocalo - Centro Histórico), Reforma, Zona Rosa, Chapultepec, Polanco. Outside of this areas applies surcharge, which it depends of the numbers of passengers and hotel location.
HOTEL LIST FOR PICK UP:
Zone Centro: Gran Hotel Cd. México, BW Majestic, Holiday Inn Zócalo, NH centro Histórico, Fiesta Inn, Marlowe, Metropol, Monte Real, Estoril, San Francisco, Ambasssador, Sheraton Centro Histórico
Zone Rosa: Calinda Geneve, Century, Fiesta americana Suites, Galería Plaza, Misión, NH Kristal México City, Plaza Florencia, Royal Zona Rosa,
Zone Reforma and Polanco: Casa Inn, Sheraton María Isabel, Casa Blanca, Misión, Premier, Fiesta Americana, Jena, Regente Del Angel, Emporio, Fiesta Americana Grand, Four Seasons, Gran Melia Reforma, Marquis, New York, Hyatt Regency Mexico City, Presidente.
Surcharge rates for pickup with hotels outside of the above zones (Round Trip, Per Person):
Zone 1 and 3: US$27 for 1 passenger, US$15 for 2 passengers, US$12 for 3 passengers, US$10 for 4 and more passengers
Zone 4 and 5: US$42 for 1 passenger, US$22 for 2 passengers, US$16 for 3 passengers, US$13 for 4 and more passengers
This is mandatory to provide below information at the time of booking. If some of this information is missing, unfortunately we will refuse the reservation.
• Name of the hotel where the customer will stay
• Flights information and times
• Names of all the customers who take the tour
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