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Teatro de la Republica

corner of Juarez and Angela Peralta, Queretaro, Mexico
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Ranked #9 of 24 Attractions in Queretaro
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Neighborhoods
Traveler Description: This fine old theatre twice played a role in Mexican history: in 1867 it hosted a tribunal that decided the fate of the Emperor Maximilian and fifty... more »
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Top Contributor
372 reviews 372 reviews
149 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Visited here in years past as well as well as on this last trip to QRO after eating brunch across the street at the Fin De Siglo ... The place is beautiful and you can learn a lot about Mexican history ... as this was where the constitution was written. Good for a nice tour.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

This where Emperor Maximillian was tried and convicted, and where the Mexican constitutional convention was held in 1917. The theater is restored, and for some reason, was sold, I am told, to private interests. Still there are free performances there of the Queretaro chamber orchestra (which was the one we attended).

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Querétaro, Queretaro, Mexico
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The Teatro de la Republica is a famous spot, not because of the shows, acoustic or comfort of its seats, but because it was the site where the Mexican Constitution was signed on 1917. The place is well kept, but far from a couple of photo ops, if there's not a show in venue, there's no reason to visit beyond... More

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San Diego, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

it is a theater about a block from hotel plaza. Sometimes they have concerts. It is not easy to go in. Sometimes there are official ceremonies.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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30 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

This small theatre is better known for its historic significance than for its qualities as auditorium. Nevertheless is a good and cozy place to listen music. It is one of the most elegant buildings in the city with a very sober decoration and a gravitas that only its historic relevance can confer.

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Montreal, Canada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

Centrally located in Queretaro, this building is beautiful and lots of history all around. Just walking the streets of Queretaro will add something to your spirit

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Mexico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2012

We heard a sensational, young pianist play a series of Chopin pieces, with great excellence and emotion. Only drawback is that in May the building was uncomfortably hot.

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
4 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2012

Wonderful place to really see and understand the colonial times in Mexico. Lots of history, a must if you visit Queretaro.

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011

From outside it doesn't look like much but the symbol is great: - first national song - decision to shoot Emperor Maximilien - signing of the constitution

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Queretaro, Mexico
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2011

If you can read spanish then there is plenty of info on display inside. The building itself is well preserved and lovely to look at. If you are in the Centro you should have a look round. The facade is also beautiful. It cost nothing to get in, but you did have to sign the visitor book and wait for... More

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