Museo Soumaya
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An incredible find in Mexico City
When you are in Mexico City, one of the must visit sites, is the Museo Somaya. Carlos Slim, Mexico's wealthiest man, named this incredible museum after his wife, and showcases his incredible collection of paintings, sculptures, coins, textiles and objects of art. Several floors, in all white, wind around so viewers and get close to the art yet have the space to take it all in.
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Outstanding Art Collection
The Museo Soumaya has a collection of over 66,000 pieces of art, the majority of which consists of European works from the 15th to the 20th century.The museum also holds Mexican art, religious relics, and historical documents and coins. The world's largest collection of pre-Hispanic and colonial era coins is displayed here, as well as the largest collection of casts of sculptures by Auguste Rodin outside of France. Colombia & Mexico City trip report: http://bit.ly/1ebCLgc
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