Tag: mural

  • How to visit the National Palace

    How to visit the National Palace

    Our experience at Palacio Nacional in Mexico City On our visit to Palacio Nacional in Mexico City, we were immersed in a blend of Mexico’s rich history and art. Built on a site that has been a palace for Mexico’s ruling class since the Aztec Empire, its current form largely dates back to when it…

  • Visit to Museo Mural Diego Rivera

    Visit to Museo Mural Diego Rivera

    Visit to Museo Mural Diego Rivera is dedicated to housing one of Diego Rivera’s most magnificent murals. Here’s Diego Rivera. Diego Rivera, born in 1886, was a famed Mexican muralist known for integrating social and political themes into his work. He was married to Frida Kahlo, an iconic Mexican artist. Their tumultuous relationship, marked by…

  • The Alley Café Tres Abejas

    The Alley Café Tres Abejas

    We found a quaint café called Tres Abejas (three bees in Spanish) in a dimly-lit alley, yet its lighting was ingeniously designed, casting a warm, inviting glow. The place charmed us with its interplay of plants and vibrant murals, creating an enchanting urban oasis. Savoring our order of burnt cheesecake and a decaf flat white,…

  • Symbolism in Oaxaca’s Architecture

    Symbolism in Oaxaca’s Architecture

    In Oaxaca, buildings adorned with jaguar heads and skeletons are not mere decorations but profound cultural symbols. Jaguars, revered in ancient Mesoamerican cultures for their strength and power. Skeletons, central to Day of the Dead celebrations, embody Mexico’s rich historical tapestry and enduring traditions. And murals played a big part too: The building facade doesn’t…