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A once beautiful building - worth a look, for 10 minutes

A wonderful Deco building; easy to find. There was a guy inside but he could not let us in. Lovely... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Epping, United Kingdom
Beautiful building

This is indeed a very beautiful building. However, it can only be seen from the outside so you... read more

Reviewed April 28, 2017
Catalina C
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Oct 2, 2018
“A once beautiful building - worth a look, for 10 minutes”
Feb 10, 2018
“Abandonned place”
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

A wonderful Deco building; easy to find. There was a guy inside but he could not let us in. Lovely tile & plaster work on the front, and statues. Once a very important piece of world culture, now sadly delapidated. If only the funds could...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

This historical place is completed abandonned. The theater is closed and this is a shame for the cultural movida of Tangier. Os located near the entrance of the Medina also close of the market. Its easy to spot.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank JoaoMenesesMachado
Reviewed April 28, 2017

This is indeed a very beautiful building. However, it can only be seen from the outside so you would not need more than just a short moment to visit it.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Catalina C
Reviewed March 2, 2017

... once known as one of the most prestigious theatres in North Africa. It is said to hold a capacity of 1,400 seats. Inaugurated in 1913, the building is currently being renovated and may be opened in the next couple of years. Apparently, renovation has...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Emira T
Reviewed February 12, 2017

Pretty building with remain of the golden age of Tangier, Closed and behind a barrier to be restored soonest, This is a good example of an old theater falling in a weak condition and a stain on the landscape. To become a Museum or Why...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank loliflori
Reviewed February 6, 2017

Closed and behind a fence. What should be a good example of an old theatre is now falling into disrepair and a blot on the landscape.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank MIKE E
Reviewed February 1, 2017

As a young girl, I was taken to this theatre in the early 1970s, unbeknown to me at the time to watch a cock fight! In the intervening years it has become totally neglected and is falling down inside. I was shown around the inside...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Gal_from_Malaga
Reviewed December 14, 2016

it is one of Tangier's architectural gems. unfortunately, it is now neglected building in desperate need of conservation and restoration. It is located on Rue Aoual. Visible from the street is the theatre's beautiful Art Deco facade (which looks best when the colours are brought...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank tanyabelarije
Reviewed November 10, 2016

Spain, which owns the building and Morocco can't agree on the restoration of what was once the prestigious theater in North Africa, and this masterpiece of architecture and cultural fame of Tangier of 30's. 103 years old theater would probably have fallen down by now...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Tomi V
Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Undoubtedly the Garn Teatro Cervantes is one of the city's main cultural landmarks. Perhaps, due to political reasons, it's been doomed to neglect.

Date of experience: August 2016
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