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Teatro Colon

Cerrito 628, Buenos Aires 1010, Argentina
541143787100
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As featured in 3 days in Buenos Aires
Ranked #1 of 309 attractions in Buenos Aires
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Theaters, Operas
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: The Teatro Colon, in the City of Buenos Aires, is considered one of the best theaters in the world. Acknowledged for its acoustics and the artistic... more » Owner description: The Teatro Colon, in the City of Buenos Aires, is considered one of the best theaters in the world. Acknowledged for its acoustics and the artistic value of its construction, it turned 100 years in 2008. It underwent a major renovation that took three years and $100-million to complete, and it reopened in May of 2010. « less
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

You will know that you are in a very special place. A tour of the underground prop area is wonderful.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

we took English tour and the tour guide was excellent he was funny and very informative and when we went there was some rehearsal was going on so we got to see how they practice..etc This place is amazing I did not get a chance to see the show because of lack of time but if you have time you... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

you cannot miss this attraction in central buenos aires all our musical history and opportunities to collaborate as musicians are great!

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Tours given in different dedicated languages. Opportunity to visit Presidential Box and other historic areas. A must see.

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

If you like music, dont miss the great theatre Colon. Really amazing place. Every hour there is a walking tour! Goo

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Falkland Islands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

I popped to the theatre just after 12pm and booked the English language tour for 3pm. There was a notice saying that the theatre was getting ready for a ballet the following evening and testing the lights so it may be dark in the main theatre. I thought that would be ok & I had other plans for my last... More

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cmschis
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

This building is magnificent, but I would have liked to been able to photograph the main hall and it was forbidden. Also the tour was very "music" focused--which I get it's a opera house, but we were more interested in the architecture and that was more glossed over. Also, I don't think that students rehearsing in the hall should limit... More

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Cypress, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

Very elegant and very pretty. Hard to capture the beauty on camera. Worth the visit. The guide was very informative, and helped provide color in the telling of the history. Don't expect to walk up and take the next tour. Book tickets a few hours early, at least, and then you can also ensure a tour in your preferred language... More

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Evening with wife at Rodin. Very reasonable price, great performance. Beautiful theater. Happy time while in BA.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This is an incredible performance space. We saw a ballet, "Rodin," which was superb. The architecture and ornate interior design make this building worth seeing.

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