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Theatre Solis

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Opened in 1856, this once-prominent music theater hosted world-renowned conductors, composers and performers until 1930, and now features occasional cultural events.
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Calle Reconquista | Corner of Bartolome Mitre, Montevideo 11000, Uruguay
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Has vibes. Nice surprise, better than expected from a city often overshadowed by its neighbours Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro. Teatro Solis as evidence of a vibrant cultural life.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mladost_ph
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were lucky to get tickets for a programme of French Music celebrating Debussy 100th anniversary. This theatre dates from 1856 and has been lovingly restored. Although acoustics is not like the neighbouring Colon in Buenos Aires it’s very good. The lower floors have been...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 482ralpht
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Teatro Solis sits at the Southern corner of Plaza Independencia. The neoclassic building holds a main hall with superb acoustics, and smaller venues for more intimate productions. A show is cheaper than a ticket to the cinema, so take advantage of thus oppurtunity to enjoy...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dberis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very Friendly guided tour By Belem (in very good Portuguese) . Beautiful theater with visibly high investments to keep him in best conditions possible. Short and pleasant tour. Must go !

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ChefBernardTwardy
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Built as an opera theater in 1856 now it is the most famous theater of Uruguay, it was well worth the small fee for the tour (2U$). Tours are offered simultaneously in English, Spanish and Portuguese .Located in the center of Montevideo near Plaza de...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Norma F
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Beautiful but very long and boring. We seat cover your view and you need to make hard effort to see the scenes. The bad thing is you buy on line but have to get with your receipt a ticket in other places. That makes a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

Beautiful architecture. It was something to see for sure. It was nice just touring the building to see understand some of the history.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Farmgirl_likestravel
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Great architecture and beautiful building. Pretty cheap shows and good quality theater. Excellent spot for a date night or looking for something to do while in town.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Curtez151
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Teatro Solis is great. A beautiful place with a good range of show for less than 10 US$. You can also just go for a tour.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Miguel C
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

This was the 3rd stop on my walking tour and once again, it was great to learn about the history of the building. While it was not open during our stop I will be coming back to check out the interior.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Fatma131
9 August 2018|
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Response from Fernando P | Reviewed this property |
for some reason, the page is not publishing my reply. You CAN buy online through a ticket selling system, connected to the State owned Phone Company. The place is called Tickantel. Look for it in internet, and once inside... More
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Kulture44
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Response from GBergeret | Reviewed this property |
No concerts on 24 September but at Solis Theatre at noon (12:00) there is a one-hour Tango Class, followed by exhibition and practice until 15:00. Same program on Friday 30 Sept and Saturday 1st October. On 28 Sept, at... More
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