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Address: Calle Flores 421 y Junin, Quito, Ecuador
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+593 2-258-2486

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Must have been stunning...and will be again

The theatre is currently being renovated after years of neglect but you can see the bones of what must have been a gorgeous building. I inadvertently went upstairs and snapped a... read more

Reviewed May 5, 2016
Les L
St. Petersburg, Florida
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Reviewed October 30, 2016

Yesterday I visited this place for the Admá Music Festival. The theater caught fire in 1999 and still has marks of that event, yet the whole environment is fabulous (old-ish, hipster-ish, and colonial style). It is a new bet to invite people to party in Quito's downtown. Definitively a must. Some advices: - Visit this place if there is an... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

The theatre is currently being renovated after years of neglect but you can see the bones of what must have been a gorgeous building. I inadvertently went upstairs and snapped a photo of the renovations there while a photo shoot was going on. Worth a look if you're an architecture fan.

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Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

This is a pretty building and the whole square is quite pretty. We did not see a show, so I can't address that. Lots of little shops in the area. It is a nice little photo opp while walking through the city.

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Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

This is truly a beautiful building, and they have shows here often. There is also a nice restaurant inside. Wish we had been here for a show, but glad we were able to stop by to see the site!

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed May 28, 2014

Teatro Bolivar was built in 1933 and is a wonderful example of Neo-classical architecture. It sums up the styles that were sweeping the globe around that time. It has Arabic elements and tries to blend in with other buildings on the street. It has suffered from fires but is undergoing restoration. You can poke your head in for a look... More 

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