PALACIO DE ITURBIDE1
PALACIO DE ITURBIDE1

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Palacio de Iturbide

The Palace of Iturbide became the tallest building in the city. 

It is the house built by Francisco Guerrero y Torres for the Counts of San Mateo de Valparaíso between 1779 and 1784. 

It features a distinctive tezontle facade and is one of the most beautiful buildings in the historic center of the city. 

It received its current name because Agustín de Iturbide, inhabited it from 1821 to 1823. This General was a Mexican independence hero who was proclaimed emperor here in 1822. 

In 1965, it was acquired by the National Bank of Mexico and underwent a careful restoration. 

The building is considered a jewel of Baroque architecture and houses around 4,300 artworks, including paintings by Diego Rivera, José Clemente Orozco, Doctor Atl, Joaquín Clausell, and Frida Kahlo, among others.

It hosts interesting exhibits, enhanced by the building's atrium. 

Location

Av. Francisco I. Madero No.17, Centro Histórico, Cuauhtémoc, CDMX.

Hours

Daily from 10:00 to 19:00 hrs.

Palacio de Iturbide

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