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Municipal Theater (Teatro Municipal)

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Address: Plaza Alcade Mekis, Santiago 8320000, Chile
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A beautiful old building from the outside covering a large area with some palm trees obscuring some of the building's view, unfortunately I didn't have much time to stop and look.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 June 2015
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2015

A beautiful old building from the outside covering a large area with some palm trees obscuring some of the building's view, unfortunately I didn't have much time to stop and look.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2015

This theatre was originally built in the mid 1800s. It has been destroyed by earthquakes, and fires, several times and rebuilt quickly each time, for it is such an important part of culture in this fine city. With each renovation, the interior has become more and more opulent. The external face of the theatre is especially beautiful.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2014

Recently and beautifully restored after a fire, the Teatro Municipal is a wonderful example of classic theatre architecture, red velvet, plasterwork and cherubs feature largely in a horseshoe shape similar to Covent Garden or La Scala with high colonnaded galleries and a big uncovered stalls/orchestra. Maximum ticket price is about 47.000 pesos but for the experienc of just being there... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2014

There were several performance venues within the theater. When we were in town you could see an opera and there was also a free (!) piano concert one night in an upstairs salon. Tickets to an opera can be purchased at a very reasonable price (compared to US prices) and the performances are excellent. Lovely architecture and nice acoustics. GO!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2014

This is a beautiful building showing Old World charm and also Old World acoustics - the sound is extremely good in the hall. I attended an opera here and also heard the Santiago Symphony Orchestra - excellent acoustics and both organizations have extremely good concert series. Worth a peek even if you aren't a music lover, and a must-do stop... More 

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Santiago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2014

As soon as we know there is a concert or show that we would like to see, we make reservations. Always you bring to home a sensational feeling of happiness for the show that you witnessed.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2014

We visited this beautiful building but no shows. Beautiful architecture. It's located in central downtown and a little difficult to find if you don't have a map or a guide to assist. Suggest you do the free walking tour.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2014

the building is beautiful, music, and ballet one the best in south america, certainly is smaller than the one in buenos aires but still lovely lovely theater!

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Santiago, Chile
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2014

Saw the ballet, Mayerling in October at this theatre. Sat in the orchestra section and found the seat to be comfortable with a good view of the stage. Ticket price was relatively cheap compared to the cost of attending ballet productions in other countries.

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Santiago, Chile
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2014

do you like classical music, opera, dance or ballet? is something playing at the Teatro Municipal? does it by chance coincide with your stay in Santiago? it is a wonderful theater house with excellent presentations.

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