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Gran Teatro de La Habana

Paseo de Marti 10600 | e/ San Jose y San Rafael, Havana, Cuba
+53 7 8629473
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Absolutely stunning building now fully restored

We stayed at the Ibrostar Parque Central Hotel just over the road and the concierge managed to get... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
traceymohair
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Godalming, United Kingdom
One of so many beautiul places we saw whiel in Havana.

We had 8 hrs in Havana and were so blessed to have found Alejandro, the owner of Cuban Tour Compass... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
sunnymermaid55
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Tampa, Florida
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Paseo de Marti 10600 | e/ San Jose y San Rafael, Havana, Cuba
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Ibrostar Parque Central Hotel just over the road and the concierge managed to get us two tickets to the performance of Cinderella. To be honest, I am not a ballet fan but thought the experience of seeing the Cuban National Ballet...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

We had 8 hrs in Havana and were so blessed to have found Alejandro, the owner of Cuban Tour Compass in another review on trip adviser. He has excellent email communication, perfect English and a great sense of humor! I told him our interests and...More

5  Thank sunnymermaid55
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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

This theathre so absolutely gorgeous in person. It is a MUST see when touring Old Havana! I will definitely plan to attend one of the ballet performances on my next visit.

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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

While we were walking around the city we stopped here for a quick drink or two!!! The Mojito’s were the best that we had while on the island of Cuba. Friendly staff, oh and did I mention how nice the Mojitos were😘👍

2  Thank Paul D
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

Be sure not to miss a tour of Gran Teatro when you visit Havana. The building is stunning. You can only explore by guided tour, which goes into the history of the theater and you realize that Cuban artists are so wonderfully talented and accomplished.

Thank worldgirl11
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Reviewed 23 May 2018

This is a beautiful building and you should do a building tour at least or try to get tickets to a performance. We were lucky to be in Havana to see an Acosta Dance performance, it was fantastic!

3  Thank flyingredshoes
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

Gran Teatro de La Habana is a wonderful restored building. Like everything in Havana, this building is beautiful and spectacular. Offers visitors a special beautiful atmosphere. Across from Parque Central, the Tacón Theater (Now Gran Teatro de la Habana) was inaugurated in April, 1838. At...More

Thank Asiyah Noemi K
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

We wanted to go here after reading about ballet and its importance to Cuban culture and we weren't disappointed. The theatre itself is a stunning building and we saw a performance of Swan Lake accompanied by an orchestra. There were many Cubans in attendance too,...More

1  Thank Hannah2603
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

The Gran Teatro is a must in Havana. It is a beautiful building and a special treat. I booked ahead to see the Flaminca Ballet and was overwhelmed by the whole experience. Check online before you for the program. and to book but tickets are...More

Thank jennym246
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

The building is a beautiful architecture palace. Inside is the great theater where that’s home of the Cuban ballet. If you are planning to attend an event arrive early as the tickets are filled manually and it can become confusing.

Thank MTorre
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Cuba is different- I suggest when you get there; either use your guide or find a guide to help you out!
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I traveled with Classic Journeys (800 200 3887) They were really top notch!
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