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Teatro Peon Contreras

Merida, Mexico
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Gem in the city

We stumbled on a performance in the theater quite by accident but we taken in by the majesty of... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2014
Brian M
Charleston, South Carolina
Cheap yet Classy

While the venue might seem a bit run down (mainly the seats because the actual construction is... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2014
Melodie M
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 27 August 2014

We stumbled on a performance in the theater quite by accident but we taken in by the majesty of this old theater. If you are not in town get a chance to take a peek inside as it will bring you back to a lost...More

1  Thank Brian M
Reviewed 27 July 2014

While the venue might seem a bit run down (mainly the seats because the actual construction is beautiful), the events they offer are great! Lots of classical pieces played by locals and ex-pats alike. My roommate went almost 3 -4 times a month. I'm not...More

2  Thank Melodie M
Reviewed 21 July 2014

I expected it would be similar to the old theater in Manaos - Brasil It has good accustics and is kept in very good shape.

1  Thank sunsetisla
Reviewed 16 May 2014

This is a grand and splendid building with a lovely unique open air veranda upstairs for intermissions. The interior is crowded with plaster cherubs, life size! Tickets are inexpensive so make an evening out of it.

1  Thank Roadbirds
Reviewed 1 May 2014

Nothing quite like watching "Swan Lake" ballet in 100+ year old theater, sitting on velvet chairs in a box close to the stage for $15 U.S. a piece!

Thank Del L
Reviewed 19 April 2014

We purchased tickets for a recent performance....box seats for the equivalent of $7.00 US for a wonderful evening of classical music featuring the premier pianist from Mexico. It was a beautiful venue, historic, lovely, intimate, and terrific acoustics. There are regularly scheduled concerts, check at...More

1  Thank juleskTucson
Reviewed 2 March 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit and symphony performance at the Teatro Peon Contreras. A lovely house, very airy with a large, open terrace for intermission. We purchased tickets online before we left the states, good thing we did as it was a packed house and...More

1  Thank PapillonHB
Reviewed 20 February 2014

The theatre is something to behold. It is beautiful and well worth the trip. The symphony of the Yucatan is excellent.

Thank rjmack37
Reviewed 14 February 2014

This is the 2nd year to Merida, and both times the Teatro was high on our list of places, for both the symphony and to sit in a beautiful building. If visiting this great city with all of its activities, don't miss this gem

Thank skihockeynut
Reviewed 26 January 2014

We did not see a performance at the Teatro, but I did ask to come in and take some photographs. Lovely architecture and the upstairs gallery looks across the street to the beautiful main building of the university.

Thank Katie F
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30 December 2014|
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Response from Claudia J | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the next season begins in Mid January. General tickets are usually available shortly after New Years.