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Teatro Colon

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Address: Calle Cerrito 628, Buenos Aires C1010AAN, Argentina
Phone Number: +54 11 4378 7800
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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The Teatro Colon, in the City of Buenos Aires, is considered one of the...

The Teatro Colon, in the City of Buenos Aires, is considered one of the best theaters in the world. Acknowledged for its acoustics and the artistic value of its construction, it turned 100 years in 2008.

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Fab place!

Definitely go for a tour and they speak English. It's about €250 and lasts about an hour but really worth it and you can take pictures.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Definitely go for a tour and they speak English. It's about €250 and lasts about an hour but really worth it and you can take pictures.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

definitely a must...either an Opera ,ballet or concert or if not a guided tour. This is one of the most famous Opera houses in the world.Every famous artist has sang or danced here,from Tebaldi ,Del Monaco to Nureyev and Plisetskaya.The acoustic is known to be the best in the world,as are the sight lines.The theatre was built in the early... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Tours of the opera house are given as the schedule permits, some are in English. The building is magnificent; equal to the opera houses of Europe. The tour allows you to see the beauty and workmanship of the building and learn its history. Tours book up on weekends so get there early.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is a marvellous work of art as from the building, the atmosphere and the excellent accustic. It onis own deserves the right to make any lover of good music to travel to Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Teatro Colón was inaugurated in 1908. Argentines tend to boast but in this case boastfulness is justified. The Teatro Colón is the most beautiful, elegant and acoustically perfect Opera House in Latin America. If you can attend a concert, ballet or opera, GO! If you can't at least take the guided tour. Enjoy music with five senses. Look up... More 

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Visiting Buenos Aires without touring or attending a concert at Teatro Colon is like not coming at all. Here you can see Buenos Aires at its very best, a rare arquitectonic gem built during the city's golden age, at the dawn of the XX century. The acoustic and esthethics are a feast for the senses. All of the best opera... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It is maybe the most famous hall in South America. I know this hall for many years, mainly because of performing there. It is always a pleasure to come back. The acoustics is wonderful and the hall is beautiful. It is similar to "La Scala" in Milan and sounds not lesd good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

You can go alone or not. Try finding some show you like, but the visit is worth the entrance. Even if you're not into any of the shows given, buy the cheapes entrance you find- afterall, it is one of the top concert halls in the world.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Good history to remember. Lots of fun facts by tour guides. Unfortunately the lights were turned off for the main hall for adjustments which resulted in us coming back again and spending twice on the tickets !!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a must go place in Buenos Aires, first take the tour to learn all the history (is very interesting) and go to any presentation, the prices are not low but is possible to see some presentations rehearsals for free, so don't miss it

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San Nicolas
Immersed in the sound of honking horns and the footsteps of busy office workers, the Microcentro area of San Nicolás is where visitors will encounter the true hustle and bustle of Buenos Aires, walking down streets lined with office buildings and banks. The financial district is well-known for its vibrant atmosphere and unstoppable rhythm during office hours. After dark, the hubbub migrates to Corrientes Ave., where theater lovers might start their evening at a play and end it in one of the many traditional pizzerias nearby. During the day, Corrientes is known for its many bookshops and classic cafés, which are located just minutes away from some famous landmarks, like the Obelisco, Avenida 9 de Julio, and the Teatro Colon.
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