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Gran Teatro de La Habana

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Address: Paseo de Marti 10600, Havana, Cuba
Phone Number: 53 (7) 862 9473
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Gran Teatro de La Habana

We went on a tour of the Opera House, it was even more beautiful than the Opera House in Buenos Aires. Both are constructed of Italian Marble. We were priviledge to coincide with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Weybridge, United Kingdom
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Weybridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went on a tour of the Opera House, it was even more beautiful than the Opera House in Buenos Aires. Both are constructed of Italian Marble. We were priviledge to coincide with the dress rehearsal of the National Ballet and able to watch the whole last act. Stunning. It was particularly special to me as we would not be... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Danza Contemporanea De Cuba A world class contemporary dance company, we were lucky enough to see this dance company preform when we were in Habana in May, A $30CUC a ticket it was great value, the 1st act was Identidad which was a fast moving full on dance, which lasted a 40min then an Intermission, Act 2 was Tangos Cubanos... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Teatro is absolutely breath taking. Spent quite a while walking around taking in all its grandeur. A guide joined us at no cost and showed us around. Loved the beauty of this building inside and out.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Built in the late 1830 as the "Teatro Tacon" (named after the Spanish governor of the island who promoted its construction), this theater has been a important venue in Havana's upscale nightlife. It has been the headquarters for Cuba's National Ballet and it has been recently renovated and named after Cuba's Prima Ballerina: Alicia Alonso!

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

We did not go in so can't say anything but the outside is beautiful during the day and even prettier at night. Try to get tickets to a show, but the ballet was out of town. Next time!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Even if you don't get to venture inside of this magnificent structure, you must at least walk by and take your time absorbing its grand stature and detail. Especially lovely is the angel sculpture on one of its finials. At night, it is absolutely breath-taking, with a perfect number of well-placed lights to accentuate the marble edifice. It is one... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

I was walking past a young man sold me on the idea of escaping the heat of the day, and taking the tour - I am so very pleased he did. I was the only one at the time, so went around on my own with my lovely tour guide Isabelle. The cost was 5 cuc, which was excellent value... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Having been unable to visit the interior of this amazing building before I was very keen to see how the renovation works had proceeded. We went into the theatre for a guided tour at 5CUC which was excellent. The guide spoke English and was able to give a lot of detail about the history and development of the theatre. Our... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Lovely old building even if you are not interested in architecture! Maybe even see a show ...worth putting on the visiting list

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Recently renamed after the famous Cuban prima ballerina Alicia Alonso. I've been there twice this year (2016) watching contemporary ballet performances of Danza Contemporánea de Cuba in January and inauguration of Carlos Acosta's Acosta Danza in April. The principal venue is the impressive García Lorca Auditorium.

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