Learn Spanish in Teatro Colon Buenos Aires
Learn Spanish in this beautiful place
The Teatro Colón is the main opera house in Buenos Aires and its a perfect place to practice your listening to Spanish, Argentina. It is considered one of the ten best opera houses in the world by National Geographic and is acoustically considered to be amongst the five best concert venues in the world, its also an amazing place to practice and learn Spanish.
The present Colón replaced an original theatre which opened in 1857. The Colón theater operated in two buildings, the first located in the Plaza de Mayo until 1888 and the second located in front of the Plaza Lavalle, which took 20 years to be built until its inauguration in 1908. This land formerly housed the Park Station, the first railway station of the Argentine Republic as head of the Western Railway of Buenos Aires
When can you go for a guided tour?
Every day including public holidays, except May 1, December 24, 25 and 31, and January 1. Tours in English and Spanish start every 15 minutes from 9.00am until 5.00pm. Times vary when the theatre is in use for productions. You can also visit https://teatrocolon.org.ar/en for more information and get the tickets.
Where? Teatro Colón, Tucumán 1171.
How many architects were involved in the construction of this magnificent building? How long did they take? Who’s graced the stage? And what happened backstage?
Get the answers to these and many more questions on these guided tours of the majestic Teatro Colón, a legendary theatre that keeps secrets of its more than 100 years of history in every corner.
In the auditorium, the main foyer, the gallery of busts, and the golden hall, visitors will marvel at the architectural details, sculptures, and interior decor.
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Tours last around 50 minutes