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Teatro Ciego

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Address: Zelaya 3006, Buenos Aires 1171, Argentina
Phone Number: 01163798596
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3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Tue 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thu 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 3:00 pm - 1:00 am
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Centro Argentino de Teatro Ciego ("Argentine Centre of Blind...

Centro Argentino de Teatro Ciego ("Argentine Centre of Blind Theatre") is the only theatre in the world in which all performances are given in complete darkness. It is an inclusive cultural venue where senses are the main characters. It is currently showing 10 plays, including a gourmet show, a play for children and musicals. Darkness allows for a new perception of reality making sight unnecessary. This makes it possible for those with a visual disability to be fully engaged in the conducted activities. Teatro Ciego has hired 70 people, 40% of which is blind or with low vision.

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I went there for my second time and I definitely love it! It's a different experience where you car really feel music inside you

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2016
AlejandraSuarez
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Bogota, Colombia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Cena Ciego / Blind Dinner. I guess it's my fault, as I was going into this thinking it'd be more of a dinner than a show: a gastronomic experience without light to savor and really enjoy the food we were eating from a different perspective. However, the food was below average -- pretty crappy street quality stuff like you'll get... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

I went there for my second time and I definitely love it! It's a different experience where you car really feel music inside you

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

At first I didn't know what to expect. We were taken in line to the restaurant, completely dark. We were seated in large tables side by side our couples with other people in front and at our side (the other side). The plate with the food was already tthere, it is a six course menue all with finger food. While... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

It is a strange and unforgettable visit. The theatre was turned into pitch dark when the show started. The theme of the show on the night was 'Queen'. All we had was on going Queen's music ever for entitle one hours. Not sure why we paid 120 peso to go there instead of at home. :(

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016 via mobile

We went with our teens , it's one of the best experiences I've been ! Really nice , funny and sometimes with the sensation of being somewhere else ! The front and the entrance of the building are a bit rusty but once the show goes on you enter in an atmosphere that makes you change your mind!! We went... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We went to "A ciegas gourmet". Food was pretty bad - I dont mind if its a bit cold but it was also not fresh and for the price I paid I thought at least the food should be good. The show was nice and the actors were good but better go if you have a very good Spanish. The... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

The "blind theatre group" offers different shows. One of them even includes a gourmet experience with a blind dinner. In my personal case, I chose to start with a simple play. Anxiety. Curiosity. Great expectations. Those were my mixed feelings as the time for the show was drawing near. The initial moments in total darkness were at first puzzling but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Amazing and unique. First time I've been to a "blind theatre" and I loved it, would definitely go to another show. All darkness, but full of sensations... smell, sound... enhance your senses and experience things from a different angle.

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Buenos Aires, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I loved this. You get to eat dinner while in complete darkness. While the first few minutes of total darkness can be unnerving, eventually you start to feel your other senses become heightened. The theatric play that goes with the dinner was also very interesting. Must "see".

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

The show is very well prepared and unusual for people with sight. It is amazing how much our other senses can gather when we cannot see anything. It creates a better understanding of how much a person without sight can feel of their surroundings . Great show and a superb experience, it should be seen by all people.

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