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Theatre Solis

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Address: Reconquista s/n and Bartolome Mitre, Montevideo 11000, Uruguay
Phone Number: +5982 1950-3325
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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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enjoyable, but somewhat chaotic

You have to purchase a ticket at the ticket counter. No advance reservation needed. The English language tour of this theatre is NOT in any way similar to the super-professional... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Manhattan, KS
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

You have to purchase a ticket at the ticket counter. No advance reservation needed. The English language tour of this theatre is NOT in any way similar to the super-professional and very expensive tour of the Teatro Colon across the water. The Solis staff will speak a little about the general history of the building and show you a room... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unfortunately the city was occupied by a graduation ceremony when we visited so we didn't have a chance to see inside. Otherwise the architecture is pretty impressive. Located a few meters from Plaza Independencia so very easily accessed from the city centre

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

A very nice, classic, building, near the "Old City" ("Ciudad Vieja"), just in front of the large "Independence Square" ("Plaza Independencia"). It was originally just an opera house, but now it was restored, and all kind of events are shown, though theatre and music are the usual kinds. It also has a very, high level, restaurant in the place.

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Buren, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

A great building in the center of Montevideo just of the PLaza de la Independencia. Built as an opera house the theatre is now used for a lot more. You can even attend a tango performance. The building has been restored and also enhanced to adapt to its new task. Al the ornate details of the first building have been... More 

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Weston, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

It is a very interesting, small theatre. It has just been restored. Of course it is not as impressive as Teatro Colon from Buenos Aires, but the sound and design are very nice. My sister is a Opera fan and she goes to the Met all the time and she was pleased with this theatre. Many famous singers performed here.Montevideo... More 

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

History . history. Really made very good restauration.is at the old town and you have good places near to visit. At night take care with values if you are tourist

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

Uruguayans love theater, and it shows. I saw three plays during my stay, and all were wonderful! The theatre is very beautiful, and you can purchase tickets on site!

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Porto Alegre, RS
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

We went on a guided tour of the theatre in our mother tongue - Portuguese - conducted by an International relations student who was very helpful and could speak our language well. The tour took us to the two main rooms of the theatre, where we received complete historical and technical explanation. At the end of the tour our children... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

It made me reminisce my youth, attending plays of famous authors and actors. Special mention for the traditional "Carnaval", dancing the nights away until dawn...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Wednesday July 13 at 4 pm there was a free guided tour both in Spanish and seperate smaller group in English. It may not always be free but it was yesterday. it was so good I would have paid usual museum entrance fee for it.Tour was about twenty minutes led by a university graduate intern with excellent English.Described history of... More 

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