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Teatro Nacional Ruben Dario

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1st class Theatre

I have been to an exhibition and a performance at this theatre. Let me start off by saying that it is a beautiful building full of history. The theatre changes it's performances... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Lonnelda M
Trinity, United States
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Trinity, United States
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

I have been to an exhibition and a performance at this theatre. Let me start off by saying that it is a beautiful building full of history. The theatre changes it's performances often and has a variety from Opera to productions for children and concerts and everything in between. The theater is divided generally into 2 areas. One with a... More 

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Jinotega, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

We saw a local performance of Aladdin "Aladino" and it was well put together. It did include numbers by young dance school students who were not professional, but it did not take away from the professionalism of the play and was actually rather cute. Te event was a gala. We paid $15 for balcony seats. My only regret is that... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Definitely one of the most impressive theaters I have seen in Latin America. The national dance and music show we witnessed was world class and had people cheering for more. The decor of the theater reminds me of some of the more impressive venues in Europe and Russia. Highly recommended for those interested in top class cultural shows.

Thank MakatiJoe
Managua, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 9 February 2016

The theater is NOT open for visitors unless there is an event. Its the second best rated Latin American theater after Teatro Colon of Buenos Aires. Its a must visit, and do go see a show. The theater hosts about 10 events per month, so check out whats playing.

Thank Exeter2000
Tilburg, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

The building is nice and the mayor sala is very good for concerts. I've seen some good music here. Located just behind revolution square.

Thank Stines P
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Reviewed 26 July 2015

There are better places to go in the world managua is not a nice place, too little things to do it is in city center easy to walk around

Rome, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 398 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2015

Was invited to see a performance of "tradicional homaje a las madres" of the Ballet Folkorico Nicaraguense and we really had a nice evening watching good dancers with flamboyant traditional costumes. Large and well built theatre.

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Reviewed 10 May 2015

They say that Nicaragua is a country of surprises and sometimes there are disappointments and sometimes great pleasures in store but you have to look hard.The offerings at the Teatro Nacional Ruben Dario are very varied. One example was last evening I am not a relative or even close friend of Mario Rochas probably the best baritone around this area... More 

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Reviewed 4 February 2015 via mobile

Crashed a reception of the El Salvador embassy celebrating the end of the civil war. The paintings are wonderful. Try to get in.

Thank KSL13
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Reviewed 17 January 2015

We walked extensively around the old part of Managua. This seemed to be the nicest building by far, but we didn't go inside. I have heard great things and we wish we could have catch a concert.

1 Thank HelenaGuerra

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