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Mexico City Sights

Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso

  • Calle Justo Sierra 16 Map It
  • Col. Centro

Updated 01/22/2015

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The college, a colonial building with lovely patios, started out in the 18th century as a Jesuit school for the sons of wealthy Mexicans. Frida Kahlo also famously studied here as an adolescent. It's now a splendid museum that showcases outstanding regional exhibitions. The interior contains murals by Diego Rivera, José Clemente Orozco, and Fernando Leal.

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Calle Justo Sierra 16, almost at corner of República de Argentina, 2 blocks north of Zócalo, Mexico City, 06020, Mexico

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Sight Details:

  • MX$45; free Tues.
  • Wed.–Sun. 10–5:30, Tues. 10–7:30

Updated 01/22/2015


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