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Centro de Bellas Artes

Av. Ponce de Leon 22, San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Ranked #17 of 102 Attractions in San Juan
Type: Theaters
Description: An art venue featuring theater, dance and music events.
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

It's a beautiful venue with modern accommodations and technically up to date facilities. The Plaza in front is a beauty with a very modern fountain, very spacious open space populated with sculptures of women in different costumes, which become interesting conversation pieces...

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Puerto Rico
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

I don't know why they have a photo of the Museo de Arte of San Juan here as the main photo. That's a huge error. Centro de Bellas Artes is a building that houses 3 theaters for concerts, plays, opera, ballet, etc. there is another building devoted entirely to the symphonic orchestra which also is lovely. There is always something... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Just wonderful! Enjoy the calm and quit. The walk was quit nice . Enjoyable atmosphere. If time allows, try to visit.

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San Juan Metro Region, Puerto Rico
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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

I go to the theater, often to see local shows, and plays, which are excellent, always. However, there this time I am very excited about the coming Festival Casals, which starts on Feb. 27 up to March 15. This year, they have invited violinist, Victoria Mullova, and Josua Bell. Singing group Tenet, singing baroque music; chello player Amit Peled; pianist... More

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Stonington, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

I stumbled on this theater complex that is set back from the road and not well marked. The box office is all the way to the back - and there doesn't seem to be much advance promotion of events. I stumbled on a night when the symphony was playing so got tickets and had a great night of classical music... More

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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57 reviews 57 reviews
34 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

The Luis A. Ferré Performing Arts Center (Centro de Bellas Artes Luis A. Ferré) is a world class performing arts centre. The complex is composed of three separate buildings joined by a central plaza. The main building holds four venues: the Antonio Paoli Hall of Festivals, the René Marqués Hall of Drama, the Carlos Marichal Experimental Theatre Hall, and the... More

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Carolina, Puerto Rico
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

This is one of the best places for local concerts, unfortunately they don't use for too man of them.

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san juan
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46 reviews 46 reviews
16 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

shows of high level quality philarmonic orquestras , violin , guitars it is a special place for special people

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

The Symphonic orchestra in Puerto Rico is a wondeful group. Going to a concert is relaxing and also intriguing to watch the people all around.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

went to see Peter Pam with my nieces and had a terrific time. Best seating third row centre seats. Parking accessible, beautiful lobby, good acoustics, friendly and welcoming ushers and ticket office staff.

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