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Teatro Colon: Tours & Tickets

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The Teatro Colon, in the City of Buenos Aires, is considered one of the best theaters in the world. Acknowledged for its acoustics and the artistic value of its construction, it turned 100 years in 2008.
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Calle Cerrito 628, Buenos Aires C1010AAN, Argentina
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Reviewed 2 days ago

You visit BA ? This is a must. It is considered to be one of the top 3 in the world, if not the best, not by the general audience but for opera singers as well.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank sorg2018
Reviewed 3 days ago

Make sure you plan a tour of the inside of this historic Opera house. You won'r regret it. One of the highlights of our stay in Buenos Aires. Make sure you buy the tickets ahead of time and plan to stay there for about 2-3...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We understood that you could only book the English speaking tours on the day and in person. So off we went on our last day in Buenos Aires only to discover that all three tours that day were fully booked - very disappointed. So if...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank CaptainsWife1
Reviewed 4 days ago

It is one ot the most important theaters of the world. Its accoustics are among the top three. It is an expression of what was Argentina In 1920.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Gustavo G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We opted to buy a cheap ticket (roughly 8$ per person) for a ballet on evening instead of visiting the theatre through the guided tours during the day. They passed on “la sylphide”. It’s been a while I didn’t see a classical piece and this...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank martinapppp
Reviewed 1 week ago

Regrettably, we were not able to attend a performance at Teatro Colon, but the guided tour was a good option. Spectacular building, which has undergone an extensive renovation. Very reminiscent of other wonderful opera houses, including that in Vienna..

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Gary H
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most famous theatres/opera houses in existence today and definitely one not to be missed at any cost when you are in the city. The level of excellence you get elevated to once you enter this place is unreal and starkly different from...More

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

The interior of this historic opera house is amazingly beautiful. The tour costs about $22 US and it’s worth the time and cost. It gets you a tour guide who tells you interesting facts and anecdotes about the venue, and our guide even had a...More

Date of experience: September 2019
3  Thank LBTraveler0
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bought tickets the day before for the English tour. Long lines are worse in the mornings so less wait if you come in the afternoon. The line on the left is for guided tours and the one on the right is for performances. Tour is...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank tangojohnDallas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm BA, you have to either see a show at the Teatro Colon or you need to take the tour of then venue. The tour shows you some of the public spaces including the gilded hall. The acoustics in this hall are amazing make it...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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qtiiwill2013
August 28, 2019|
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Response from EddieS_12 | Reviewed this property |
There is a web site with all the programs please google the theater and it will come up
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Response from MarkCBurbank | Reviewed this property |
Concerts are held all year. It is their most famous venue.
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Response from lynlitvack | Reviewed this property |
I looked at the website and then contacted the concierge at my hotel.
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