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Theatre Solis

Reconquista s/n and Bartolome Mitre, Montevideo 11000, Uruguay
+5982 1950-3325
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Day Trip to Montevideo from Buenos Aires
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Opened in 1856, this once-prominent music theater hosted world-renowned conductors, composers and performers until 1930, and now features occasional cultural events.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Reconquista s/n and Bartolome Mitre, Montevideo 11000, Uruguay
+5982 1950-3325
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Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

I wasn't sure you could visit this place and how. But since I had to use the bathroom I walked in and ended up in a beautiful space with an art/costume exhibition. Just great!

Thank Immie M
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Really very beautiful theater to visit . Specially if you are able to go on a guided tour . If in the city you should not miss if interested in art .

Thank jeanniefontaina
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

absolutely surprising! great show! really funny and well done!!!kids and adults really loved it! my 3 years old was fascinated ! the theater is very nice!!! is a copy of paris opera!!! we loved it!

Thank camilla5555
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

at most, a guided tour will cost you 60 Uruguayan pesos and its absolutely worth it to hear the story of the theater's history and gain access to its two theaters. as a bonus, the first tour of the day often features a short live...More

Thank iGoEverywhere52
Reviewed 12 April 2017

wonderful piece of history in downtown Montevideo. and still offers shows from time to time. architecture on the outside and beautiful ornaments inside

Thank Andres C
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

My chorus from NYC was invited to perform here in March. It was an absolute dream. This jewel-box theater seats about 1100 and epitomizes late 19th century classical theaters. Acoustics were excellent and the view from the stage and in the house were breathtaking. Tours...More

Thank Evan F
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Next to the Plaza Independencia, it is a must-see attraction of Montevideo. There are guided tours in English, Spanish, French and Portuguese (check the website for details). The tour lasts around 30 min and the guides explain about the theatre's foundation, history and architecture. There's...More

Thank Anselmo P
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I went on a tour of this old theatre-much older than the Teatro Colon in BA which I also visited. It was good to be taken around and to see the main auditorium and the small one too. Sadly no visit behind the scenes.

Thank Ivor M
Reviewed 4 April 2017

I took a tour on a Wednesday -- which was fortunate, because there is no charge for tours on Wednesdays. Tours were offered in Spanish, English, and Portuguese. The tour guides were all university students on an internship. The entire tour really made each guest...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Some of the reviews on here say back of stage ...etc. well that was not offered when I was here and worse, the main auditorium was closed. However that meant the tour was free. But apart from the well recited facts and a sit in...More

Thank davidmgeer
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hi all. im travelling to uruguay in 24sept and taking my daughter who loves the clarinet and is part of a school classical band - would love to know if there are any classical perfomances on. thanking you in advance
2 September 2016|
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Response from GBergeret | Reviewed this property |
No concerts on 24 September but at Solis Theatre at noon (12:00) there is a one-hour Tango Class, followed by exhibition and practice until 15:00. Same program on Friday 30 Sept and Saturday 1st October. On 28 Sept, at... More