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“incredibly ornate interior”
Review of Teatro Colon

Teatro Colon
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Colon Theater Skip-the-Line plus Palaces of Buenos Aires Tour
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Buenos Aires Walking Tour Including Colon Theater and MALBA
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Queenstown, New Zealand
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“incredibly ornate interior”
Reviewed October 30, 2013

The English-speaking tour starts with the guide saying that the stairs leading from the foyer to the second floor are where you leave daily troubles behind and enter the world of the theatre. The second level is even more ornate than the first. If you miss the tour, you can sometimes see a free show at 5pm; but with this you see only the main auditorium. We did this in addition to a tour and we saw a very small orchestra play a few short pieces. Worth a visit if you appreciate this ornate style of interior.

Visited October 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Stunning interiors and interesting history”
Reviewed October 30, 2013

The English-speaking guided tour is strongly recommended for the insights into the building's history and access to interior rooms and the auditorium.

Visited September 2013
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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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“What a beautiful place”
Reviewed October 29, 2013

This is a magnificent facility; absolutely beautiful inside. Like stepping back in time to when gorgeous buildings were created. But our relatively cheap seats lacked good foot space. We went to an opera as the only event available during our stay; it was in Spanish which we did not understand, but the music was great and the crowd was fund to watch. Definitely worth a visit.

Visited October 2013
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Providence, Rhode Island
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“architecture and history”
Reviewed October 26, 2013

My boyfriend and I did the tour of the Colon theatre and were blown away by the architecture of the building. We did not expect to see such things in Latin America. The theatre recently finished a multiyear renovation and looks great. We wish we had been in Buenos Aires long enough to attend a performance in the theatre.

Visited October 2013
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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“Exquisity”
Reviewed October 25, 2013

We were at a concert, lots of atmosphere and tradition. Top orchestra and interesting to experience the liveliness of the orchestra and the audience, not like in Europe

Visited April 2013
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