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“Great Venue” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Sunset Cultural Center

Sunset Cultural Center
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Carmel
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41 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great Venue”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Every seat in the House is great! Convenient to many fine restaurants. Saw the Beatles Tribute there and it was fantastic!

Visited April 2013
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Carmel, California
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197 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Good selection of concerts, beautiful location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

Carmel's Sunset Cultural Center offers a wide selection of concerts and events. Best known for Carmel's annual Bach Festival, it also hosts smaller intimate concerts and symphony concerts. The seating is comfortable, and while it was totally refurbished and modified, the sound can be hit and miss.

Visited January 2013
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San Carlos, California
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74 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Sunset Center is a sunrise for your soul”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

We moved to Carmel 10 years ago for it's beauty and culture.Sunset Center received a $25 million upgrade in 2002 and I sang in the Bach Festival then.For classical music fans,Bach Festival and Carmel Music Society present world class music without the frenzy of big city parking,traffic, and cost.The center is architecturally referencing the Mission,with state of the art acoustics.Every seat is great.Just saw Philharmonia Baroque and Opera San Jose through Carmel Music Society.Exquisite.Check their website!

Visited March 2013
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Monterey, California
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Excellent local venue for theater events”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

Great seats, acoustics and acts. Reasonably priced. Saw Ira Glass there a bit ago. I was in the front row. I'll never forget it.

Visited December 2012
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Carmel, California
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69 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Best Place to be entertained in Carmel.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

Whatever event i see here, from the Turtles to Crosby Stills And Nash, it is a small and great acoustic theater. There is not a bad seat in the house, but I usually buy front row tickets. I saw the beatles show, 1964 here, and I tell you, it is the next best thing to seeing the Beatles themselves, which is impossible. They have reasonably priced alcohol and snacks during intermission. This is a real gem in carmel, great events here!

Visited December 2012
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