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Teatro de la Republica

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Address: corner of Juarez and Angela Peralta, Queretaro City, Mexico
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Beautiful and intimate

The theater is intimate and perfect for a small orchestra or production. It is in the Centro Historico. Just walking around the area is a pleasure.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 31, 2016
Queretaro City, Mexico

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Queretaro City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016

The theater is intimate and perfect for a small orchestra or production. It is in the Centro Historico. Just walking around the area is a pleasure.

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Modesto, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

El Teatro is a beautifully preserved piece of history. The names of the signers of the Constitution are engraved in gold on the wood backdrop.

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McAllen, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

You can't miss this place if you like to know everything about Mexico and how it's independence was this is a must spot you can hire a guide so you can know more about or read ahead. ( it gave me the chills when I'm here )

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2016

This is the place where the actual Mexican Constitution was signed and now a days it not only serves political meetings, but also conferences and music concerets. It is a neo classical construction with a European touch. It is not very big and it is located in downtown. If you see an event on going, don't hesitate to go inside... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2016

The theater itself is quite nice. It is hardly ever used. If your visit to Queretaro is partly to visit the shrines of Mexican Independence, this is a must see. Read ahead so that you can appreciate it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2015

This 150-year-old semi-colonial building stands on the corner of two side-streets just off one of Queretaro's main squares (jardin Zenea) and is one of the city's main theaters. Its position - on the crossing of two streets instead of a main square or wide avenue - is the first of the differences with most other theaters. The second difference is... More 

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Suwanee, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2015

In my last visit last week I noticed that the big plaques where they told the story of how in that theater a war council condemned to death by firing squad Emperor Maximillian had been removed. I ignore why.

Thank 4302010Vince
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2015

I didn't get inside this Teather but you can see that is very peculiar Mexican Design outside the building. Nice place to check if you like historical art.

Thank Rafael N
Queretaro, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2015

is beautiful, in this place we have a lot of history, but you must be sure the day when you visit is open, normally is open only when they have some events, but consult with some guide.

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Eugene, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2014

This structure, which is located a block north of the Jardin Zenea on Calle Juárez, dates back to the mid-19th century and was originally known as the Teatro Iturbide in honor of Mexico’s first and brief-tenured Emperor. In 1867, it served as the location for the trial of Maximilian (the second would-be Emperor) and his two senior generals who were... More 

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