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Municipal Theater (Teatro Municipal)

Plaza Alcade Mekis, Santiago, Chile (Centro Histórico)
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Ranked #22 of 159 Attractions in Santiago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters, Performances
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

There were several performance venues within the theater. When we were in town you could see an opera and there was also a free (!) piano concert one night in an upstairs salon. Tickets to an opera can be purchased at a very reasonable price (compared to US prices) and the performances are excellent. Lovely architecture and nice acoustics. GO!

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Miami, Florida
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119 reviews 119 reviews
38 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This is a beautiful building showing Old World charm and also Old World acoustics - the sound is extremely good in the hall. I attended an opera here and also heard the Santiago Symphony Orchestra - excellent acoustics and both organizations have extremely good concert series. Worth a peek even if you aren't a music lover, and a must-do stop... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

As soon as we know there is a concert or show that we would like to see, we make reservations. Always you bring to home a sensational feeling of happiness for the show that you witnessed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We visited this beautiful building but no shows. Beautiful architecture. It's located in central downtown and a little difficult to find if you don't have a map or a guide to assist. Suggest you do the free walking tour.

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Bar Harbor, Maine
4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

the building is beautiful, music, and ballet one the best in south america, certainly is smaller than the one in buenos aires but still lovely lovely theater!

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Santiago, Chile
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144 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Saw the ballet, Mayerling in October at this theatre. Sat in the orchestra section and found the seat to be comfortable with a good view of the stage. Ticket price was relatively cheap compared to the cost of attending ballet productions in other countries.

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Santiago, Chile
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

do you like classical music, opera, dance or ballet? is something playing at the Teatro Municipal? does it by chance coincide with your stay in Santiago? it is a wonderful theater house with excellent presentations.

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Sao Paulo
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47 reviews 47 reviews
22 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

We were interested in watching a play or something in this Theater since everyone said good things about it, but we were unlucky as it was closed. The façade is beautiful and worth to pass by if you are downtown

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Currently closed when I visited Santiago in mid-December. Orchestral Concerts were transferred to the Caupolican Theatre (indoor stadium with surprisingly good acoustics). Philharmonic Orchestra of Santiago is excellent.

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Reston VA
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11 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

tried several times but it will not accept my passport number and there is no phone number listed. It looks like another person had the same problem.

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