Beautiful and gorgeous Palacio de Bellas Artes

Beautiful and gorgeous Palacio de Bellas Artes
3 votedvote is glad to inform that Mexico Post celebrated the 80years of Palacio de Bellas Artes with a special stamp. The issue depicts the beauty of the architecture of the theatre. The stamp was released on the 29th of September and is now available for purchasing.

The Mexico City's historic arts center showcases art nouveau architecture, murals, and performances of ballet, opera and classical music.

The Palace of Fine Arts (Palacio de Bellas Artes) is Mexico City's premier arts institution and one of its architectural landmarks. This palace was built in 1934 in the art nouveau style, with large domes and marble columns. Inside, the main hall is a cavernous space, filled with natural light from the glass dome above. Find three upper levels devoted to art, including works by famous Mexican muralists.

The art deco theater hosts Mexican and foreign operas as well as performances of classical music, ballet and Mexican folk music. The palace theater's is famous for its stage curtain. The curtain was made by Tiffany's in New York and consists of nearly a million pieces of stained glass. It includes a mural depicting the Valley of Mexico and its two volcanoes.

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