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Teatro Degollado

Av. Hidalgo y Morelos | Zona Centro, Guadalajara 44100, Mexico
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Opened in 1886, this large neo-Classical building is home to the city's opera and orchestra.
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  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Av. Hidalgo y Morelos | Zona Centro, Guadalajara 44100, Mexico
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Reviewed 6 March 2014

We were sorry we could not have stayed longer and gone to a concert here. During our visit there was a soloist practicing and from the sound, the acoustics were excellent.

Thank John M
Reviewed 27 February 2014

Almost every night there is something going on at the theater. When we were in Guadalajara, there was a Spanish guitarist in concert, and it was free! Go in and enjoy the many wonderful shows and beautiful architecture!

Thank thedaywetravel
Reviewed 23 February 2014

I entered during the scheduled open visiting hours (12 noon to 2 pm). The entire building, inside and out, was impressive. Inside, the theater was opulent, even with no production in progress. A beautiful chandelier graced the entry. Outside, at the end near the Plaza...More

Thank WYbirdwatcher
Reviewed 15 February 2014

I'm a nut for old opera houses. If you are, make sure you get inside to see. When I was there, there were FREE concerts every Thursday night. Classical music and opera. You get there early and they give you a pass. Then you wait...More

2  Thank Tivolicat
Reviewed 3 February 2014

It's one of the most representative buildings in Guadalajara, It's style is neoclassic, just like the theaters in Italy. Actually, Alla Scala Theater in Milan is very similar to it. Teatro Degollado hosts the philharmonic orchestra of the state of Jalisco and the Ballet Folclórico...More

1  Thank Moni1309
Reviewed 31 January 2014

This opera house and theatre has an oval entryway and staircases that fit to it's design. it's marble floors and crystal chandeliers are sparkling at all times I was told. How they get up there to do it looks life-threatening! There was nothing playing that...More

Thank Lizbeth P
Reviewed 23 January 2014

Saw the Jalisco symphony performance Dec 30 2013. It was amazing, and the theater is amazing in itself. I can't say enough about how great an experience it was. I bought the tickets on ticketmaster.com a week before, and that was good because it sold...More

Thank Gringoloko
Reviewed 22 January 2014

this theatre has wonderful program s and also give a 50 percent discount to seniors, disabled, etc. the big problem here is that this theatre needs to post rules and regulations of behavior in their paper manual they give to each performance ; the audience...More

Thank manhattanhugo
Reviewed 4 January 2014

Saw the Guadalajara symphony performance Dec 31. 2013 . An amazing and life memory experience. Feels like you are in the 1800's and any moment in will come the state governor in full dress. An absolute Must visit when in Guadalajara .

Thank CeeZeeMex
Reviewed 3 January 2014

This beautiful theatre is for the Opera, Symphony and other theater during the year. We could not go inside to look, but the exterior is brilliant.

Thank Mercedes V
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6 August 2017|
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Response from A_Canadian_Nomad | Reviewed this property |
yes. you can enter unescorted or with a tour if you're on one. we hired a private guide for 4 hours to walk us around the old city and give us the history.
27 April 2017|
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Response from Gregory M | Reviewed this property |
The Festival is held the first 10 days of September. Events all over the City, but the most significant are in Centro area. An excellent hotel within walking distance is Hotel Morales.
27 April 2017|
Response from Karim S | Reviewed this property |
This is the Carnegie Hall of Guadalajara!