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Teatro Espanol

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Address: C/Principe 25, Madrid, Spain
Phone Number: +34 914 29 62 97
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Lovely Theatre at Plaza de Santa Ana

I passed Teatro Espanol daily during my recent Madrid visit and regretted that my facility in Spanish was not up to attending one of the plays there. Though tours of the interior... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 September 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

I passed Teatro Espanol daily during my recent Madrid visit and regretted that my facility in Spanish was not up to attending one of the plays there. Though tours of the interior were offered only in Spanish during my stay (sometimes they are offered in English), I enjoyed looking at the building's neoclassical architecture. The structure went up between 1887... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

a very special experience for a visitor from a foreign country to the production of classics in spanish presented in avantgarde style!

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

I bought two tickets on the internet from London to see Tierra del Fuego on Sunday 24th April at Teatro Espanol. When we got to the theatre which was next door to our apartment we were told that in was in another theatre called Matadero which was quite a long way away. We took a taxi there but the play... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

Go and see magnificent masterpieces! Located in front of the Royal Palace, Madrid 's opera house is a stunning building, full of history.

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Thank 571JorgeG
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

El Teatro español, is an old building and one of the oldest theaters in Madrid. It has a classic design and usually used for Spanish classic theater plays. It is a must for theater lovers.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

Facing Plaza Santa Ana, the Teatro Espanol is a public theatre administered by the City Hall of Madrid and produces some excellent productions, both classical and new, in its main house and smaller annexe. The current building, built in the late 19th century, is built in a neo classical style and is a smart building. Facing the theatre – as... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

normally playing good shows, it is very centric and has a lot of options for dining pre or post show in Plaza Santa Ana

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

We arrived wanting to view this attraction and were advised that the only tour available in English was the following day at 12.00p.m. After having queued for over forty minutes. Arrived next day after hiking quite a distance to be told that the 12.00p.m. Tour was not in English, and so sorry, but perhaps another day! We conformed the day... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

One of the oldest theaters in Madrid. Beautiful building (outside) and even better inside. Offers always some of the finest plays in Madrid at very reasonnable prices.

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015

This is it. You wont expect such a beautiful theatre. Great plays programmed all year. Just spend a couple of hours enjoying any play and then have some wine in Plaza Santa Ana.

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Also known as Barrio de las Letras, Huertas was once home to prominent literary figures, Miguel de Cervantes and Lope de Vega among them. The neighbourhood is committed to celebrating its rich heritage: Calle Huertas itself is inlaid with quotes from celebrated authors, street names pay homage to them, and second-hand bookshops pervade. Huertas receives a fair amount of spillover from the center — side streets around Plaza Santa Ana take on a foreign party atmosphere at night, and you always see young backpackers navigating the streets — but as you descend into the neighbourhood, everything becomes a little more cramped and slightly less refined, and takes on more of an underground feel. Live music is at the heart of Huertas: by night, its subdued bars are ideal for meeting friends, sipping cocktails, and chatting quietly while enjoying jazz or singer-songwriter performances.
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