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Address: Av. Ponce de Leon, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 787 721 0169
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Description: If you are part of the theatre crowd, you'll be pleased with this historic...
If you are part of the theatre crowd, you'll be pleased with this historic theater, which presents a variety of plays, ballets and concerts.
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Its a great place to watch any entertainment. Its like a museum on the interior with different old parts of the building and the shows. Like films, old cameras, tapes, cloth and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Puerto Rico
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Its a great place to watch any entertainment. Its like a museum on the interior with different old parts of the building and the shows. Like films, old cameras, tapes, cloth and more.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This old theatre has been remodeled and is exquisite. It's location, in the entrance to Old San Juan, is very convenient for visitors.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We went to the theater for a play. Had not been there for many, many years and was surprised to see how elegant it still is and how the restaurations had brought back its splendor. The theater is quite old, late 19th century and it is still very much in use. It is located at the entrance of Old San... More 

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Guaynabo,Puerto Rico
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33 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

A month ago or so we visited the historic theatre and it was breathtaking. So much history in that old building. It's a gem. The air conditioning was really cold, but the music warmed us, jajaja! During recess I read up a little about its founder. The acoustic is great, and Humberto Ramirez with Bobby Valentin, Roberto Roena, Marin on... More 

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Miami
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

I did not see a show in the theater, but the facility is top notch. Had a tour of the dressing rooms and all surrounding area. Very european and deliciously beautiful!

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

I lime this cozy theater with excellent views and sound. In this theater they present a lot of comedys with excellent artist.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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41 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

and attention to detail make this a worthwhile spot to see. The underpinnings were featured on the TV series Ghost hunters.

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Puerto Rico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

The Tapia theater is an icon. I wish more english speaking activities were available there, especially during the high season. It is a lovely theater with great acoustics.

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Road Town, Tortola
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

Closed for repairs, for various years, it was the only theater venue for plays in Old San Juan. Is a small theater in comparison to others in the world, but magnificent and full of history.

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Tampa, Florida
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31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

It's been a while since I've been, but I remeber this theater as one of my favorites. My favorite thing has to be the seating arrangements. No matter where you are in the theater you feel inmersed in the play. Very pintoresque too, I love it!

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