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“Beautiful” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Teatro Nacional

Teatro Nacional
Avda. Catedral B, 2nd., Panama City, Panama
507 262 3525
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Ranked #8 of 58 attractions in Panama City
Type: Theaters
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: This gorgeous and majestic National Theater was built in the early 20th century, and still retains its elegant charm. Today, its stage hosts classical music, theater and dance performances—and they’re incredibly affordable. If you can’t make one of the performances, at least make time to check out the beautifully restored and preserved space. 
Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

Well worth a snoop in, beautiful design and a lovely quiet place to walk around. If I spoke a single word of Spanish I would have loved to have seen a show.

Visited July 2012
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Sacramento, California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
19 attraction reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“A cool spot on a hot day ...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

I found an open door and took a self-guided tour of the National Theater. I came back later for a concert, but the woman I spoke with was misinformed - there was a children's performance that day and no concert that night. I'll have to come back.

Visited June 2012
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Panama City, Panama
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74 reviews 74 reviews
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
“SO NICE”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

This beautiful theater is in the old part of the city and hosts some of the top shows and telethons in Panama it is of course worth a peak
while in the old historical part of the city

Visited March 2012
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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Jazz concert”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

great. Wonderful first night exposure Panamanian music and dance- not only on stage but also in lobby area.

Visited January 2012
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Ajijic, Mexico
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Still in use - check programs before you go”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2012

If you are staying in Casco Viejo try and see something at the Teatro. If not be warned that parking and traffic will be a nightmare before and after shows.

Visited February 2012
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