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Teatro Municipal

Address: Rua Brigadeiro Musqueira, s/n, Ouro Preto, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Phone Number: (31) 3559-3224
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Ranked #16 of 47 Attractions in Ouro Preto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Theaters & Stadiums
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San Diego, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We got lucky and watched a performance for free our one night in Ouro Preto. The Opera House is really special as its the oldest theater still in use in South America. There isn't really much to place, but its always fun to feel like you are able to witness a little piece of history being used the way it... More

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Montreux, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

In 1984 I had the honor to perform in this theater, as part of a South American concert tour organised by the US Government. I remember being completely humbled by the history and beauty of the building, but even more so, blown away by the amazing acoustics in this mainly wood structure. It was a full house, but I remember... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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49 reviews 49 reviews
26 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014 via mobile

This is such a beautiful theater. Small and unassuming for the outside, but delightful inside with a real sense of history. Well worth a visit.

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58 reviews 58 reviews
27 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

This is definitely worth seeing. The little opera house is so cute, and for only 1-2 reais (1 for students and seniors) you can tour the whole place. There was a guide, Paulo, who is knowledgeable about many aspects of the the theatre. There is also a dressing room in the basement that should not be missed, as well as... More

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Saint Pete Beach, Florida
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85 reviews 85 reviews
29 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

for $R2 this was a fun diversion. You can walk onto the stage of the oldest theater in South America. They have events at night.

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North Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
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301 helpful votes 301 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

This small building on a side street off the main square should not be missed. For 2Rs you can wander around and admire the style and balconies and even wander on to the stage. It is older than the opera house at Manaus and in its simplicity stunning.

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

grate place! everything is beautiful! furniture balcony... it is a time travell to check the period arquitechture

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

My family is from Ouro Preto. I've lived there. I've been in Ouro Preto countless times. And everytime I've been to this small Opera house. And I plan to keep going there every opportunity. Never enough.

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