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Calle 10 # 5-32 la Candelaria, Bogota, Colombia
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Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

The theater is offering a backstage tour of the theater to show the beauty of this venue since its renovation a couple years ago. I recommend it a lot. It isn't expensive, and you get a guided tour, in English and Spanish, of all the...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

One of the most beautiful theaters in Southamerica. All painted, in a magical area as Downtown Bogotá, in a place full of history. I´ve been here for a piano recital and orchestra concert. Hopefully someday for an opera.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Never have I seen such a beautiful theater! The coffee place on the side is also a cute spot to wait around before of gran some coffee after.

Thank GlobeTrotting813365
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

The building is very impressive and they seem to have lots of performances. It is situated very close to universities.

Thank ElenaP2205
Reviewed 23 September 2018

The Teatro de Cristóbal Colón (The Christopher Columbus Theatre), also known as the "Teatro Colón", is located in Bogotá, Colombia and it is the nation's National Theatre. It was built in the Neoclassical style by the Italian architect Pietro Cantini in 1885 and inaugurated on...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2018

Solid theater all around. There is a length history to this place, which was quite interesting to learn about. The theater itself is not an OMG wow spectacular site, but still worth the trip over. They also give tours too.

Thank Curtez151
Reviewed 23 June 2018

It's an amazing architectural piece where you can enjoy many cultural events. Good price, excellent logistics.

Thank Gicel R
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Our adorable guide, Emiliano, provided the assembled group with an articulate summary of the 125 year history of this amazing theater that - as architecture can - reflects much of the story of Colombian society and politics. I was charged with translating into English an...More

Thank nedandann
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We enjoyed a wonderful tour of this beautiful theater. There were no performances available so we took the 1 hr. tour on a Wednesday afternoon. We were able to go on the stage as well as visit the basement area. The renovations to the theater...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

We attended the National Symphony Orchestra in the beginning of February. First event of 2018. What an opportunity and in such a beautiful opera house. With a series of lodges on the second and third floors it is like going back in time to the...More

Thank Lee C
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Can only imagine the great performances in this iconic theater a 100 years ago. I went for the Colombian ballet which feature a number of performances of national dances. Nothing classical, but the the theater was beautiful with glimmering lamps and lovely cealings and luxurious...More

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Response from podrozniczka60 | Reviewed this property |
We had ours by special appointment. So the best is to randomly sneak in when they are selling tickets and ask for the privilege of having a glimpse.