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The Colón Theatre, a legendary venue for historic concerts

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Considered one of the most beautiful theatres in the world and unanimously renowned for the quality of its acoustics, the Colon Theatre draws the greats of operatic music.

The current theatre replaces the original building opened in 1857, which was in service until 1888. Classical French and Italian theatres inspire the new building, opened in 1908 on the occasion of the celebrations of the centenary of Argentine independence.

As soon as you enter the lobby, you discover the splendour of the building, with its magnificent Gaudin stained-glass windows that illuminate the upper balconies, gilding, and monumental marble stairways. The main room combines Italian and French baroque neo-Renaissance styles in a fairytale atmosphere.

Looking up at the dome, with paintings by Raul Soldi and his chandelier of over 700 lamps, is truly breathtaking. Reopened in 2010 for the country's bicentenary, the building has regained its former glory, enabling music lovers to enjoy rare performances in an exceptional setting. A must see!

Teatro Colón
Cerrito 628
Buenos Aires
San Nicolas

+54 11 43 78 78 00

www.teatrocolon.org.ar

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