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Theatre Solis

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Address: Reconquista s/n and Bartolome Mitre, Montevideo 11000, Uruguay
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+5982 1950-3325
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3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat - Sun 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Opened in 1856, this once-prominent music theater hosted world-renowned...

Opened in 1856, this once-prominent music theater hosted world-renowned conductors, composers and performers until 1930, and now features occasional cultural events.

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One of the Highlights of our Trip

We were the only English speakers and therefore ended up with our own private tour guide. He was brilliant and it was so interesting. He had done a History degree and really... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Laval, France
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Laval, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were the only English speakers and therefore ended up with our own private tour guide. He was brilliant and it was so interesting. He had done a History degree and really knew his stuff. We found this to be a great experience in Montevideo and thanks to our incredible tour guide, who talked history and politics with us.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We turned up here expecting to just look around ourselves but found you had to join a tour. We were lucky as there was one starting at 5pm and it was only 60 pesos. We chose an English tour and the guide was friendly and knowledgeable. The tour lasted about 40 minutes - really enjoyed this visit to such a... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017

During January there are no theatre performances in the Theatre Solis so I decided to take the one hour tour. The story of the theatre is part of Montevideo's history and culture. During the tour you see a charming, random performance of two actors and meanwhile you enjoy the beautiful, historical theatre hall and learn about the building. Definitely worth... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

We paid the $3 (only take Uruguay pesos) and did the English tour--- wow! They made it an experience with a little vignette. Beautiful building.

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016

It is a beautiful theater. It is preferable to attend to an event, or opera ...there are always good options.

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Florianopolis, SC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

A very beautiful theater, we didn't have the chance to make the guided tour, but the little walk we could make gave us a view of how beautiful theater it is.

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Minneapolis, MN
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

I always prefer attending an event vs taking a tour of the theater, so we attended an evening of Jazz event that was very fun.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

Very famous theater almost in front of Plaza Independencia. Use one of the many websites selling tickets for the theater, but check the prices in advance in order to know if someone is ripping you off.

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

A must visit if you come to Montevideo. Make sure you attend a concert or play. If you speak Spanish, I recommend Comedia Nacional (the state theatrical company) performances. Not only they are of very high quality, but the prices are very cheap, what Uruguayans call "precios populares". They range from 75 to 150 Uruguayan pesos (yes! from 2 to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

Nice place to visit and a opportunity to have an overview of the History of Montevideo, as most of the Opera Houses build in South America they are a replica of the European ones

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