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Retablo Afroamericano

Amazing theater, great customer service, friendly from the moment you step inside. Performance... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2018
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This is the biggest theater in town, simple inside but with all you need to enjoy a nice big... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2017
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9 Mar 2018
“Retablo Afroamericano”
11 Mar 2018
“Beautiful modern theatre!”
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 18 July 2013

I saw "Guillaume Tell" with Juan Diego Flórez. The venue is beautiful, but the seats have to be carefully chosen. Please do not sit in the first row in floors above orchestra level. They have an ornamental bar that blocks your view. The side seats...More

4  Thank Wanda T
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

I saw today a dance program at the national theatre and was very impressed with the beautiful architecture and excellent acoustics! The seats were comfortable and spacious enough.

1  Thank Camila120428
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Amazing theater, great customer service, friendly from the moment you step inside. Performance, acoustics, etc are incredible, definitely a must see if you visit Lima.

Thank 02Monica
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This is the biggest theater in town, simple inside but with all you need to enjoy a nice big spectacle. Get the program online and see if you can fit a show on your visit to Lima. There is international and national orchestras, dance companies,...More

Thank Deborah D
Reviewed 16 October 2016

I watched the show "Retablo de Marineras" a fantastic show performed by the Elenco Nacional de Folclore from Peru, showcasing all Peruvian dances. This particular show was from the Marinera dance not only from Lima or Northern Peru, but also from Cuzco, Puno, Ancash, and...More

Thank Estela S
Reviewed 16 September 2016

If you struggle out Javier Prado (the traffic is horrendous) you can't miss on the left hand side before you reach San Borja, the relatively new and glorious National Theater. A stunning glass structure, the interior has almost perfect acoustics. And the prices are very...More

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Went to see The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra and this was a wonderful experience. The theater is modern and beautiful but the acoustics were fantastic. I don't think you could have a bad seat anywhere in this facility. Agree with other reviewer that the food...More

Thank m4bz
Reviewed 3 April 2016

What a wonderful night. Beautiful performance by Chile National ballet. Hope soon there will be something good on the program again.

Thank MonoJ
Reviewed 18 April 2015

I went to a classical music concert here, featuring Beethoven's 7th. The Gran Teatro Nacional is a very modern facility which lacks for nothing in a technical sense. The layout of the theater is excellent, with three higher levels and a floor level. It's hard...More

2  Thank AndrewinPeru
Reviewed 19 March 2015

When I was invited to theater in Lima I was expecting a really old and common theater, as in most of Latin American countries, but I was amazed when we arrived to this brand new and modern theater. The structure outside is really nice and...More

1  Thank Jonathan F
Reviewed 7 March 2015

A very impressive new theater in Lima, Peru not hard to get to it by either private or public transportation, it has a very modern architectural design and it equipped with the latest technological advances. Suited for all kinds of shows. Acoustics are just great....More

1  Thank Graciela A
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