We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Teatro de la Republica

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: corner of Juarez and Angela Peralta, Queretaro, Mexico
Book In Advance
More Info
US$490.00*
and up
Queretaro Day Trip from Mexico City
Why book on Viator?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 138 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 9
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Very impressive

El Teatro is a beautifully preserved piece of history. The names of the signers of the Constitution are engraved in gold on the wood backdrop.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 September 2016
Kathleen O
,
Modesto, California
Add Photo Write a Review

138 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 22: English reviews
Modesto, California
Level Contributor
32 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

El Teatro is a beautifully preserved piece of history. The names of the signers of the Constitution are engraved in gold on the wood backdrop.

Helpful?
Thank Kathleen O
McAllen, Texas
Level Contributor
110 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

You can't miss this place if you like to know everything about Mexico and how it's independence was this is a must spot you can hire a guide so you can know more about or read ahead. ( it gave me the chills when I'm here )

Helpful?
Thank TravelerJn00
Level Contributor
55 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016

This is the place where the actual Mexican Constitution was signed and now a days it not only serves political meetings, but also conferences and music concerets. It is a neo classical construction with a European touch. It is not very big and it is located in downtown. If you see an event on going, don't hesitate to go inside... More 

Helpful?
Thank ericksmb
Saint Louis, Missouri
Level Contributor
140 reviews
96 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

The theater itself is quite nice. It is hardly ever used. If your visit to Queretaro is partly to visit the shrines of Mexican Independence, this is a must see. Read ahead so that you can appreciate it.

Helpful?
Thank SeekerOfGoodValue
Italy
Level Contributor
361 reviews
110 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 444 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015

This 150-year-old semi-colonial building stands on the corner of two side-streets just off one of Queretaro's main squares (jardin Zenea) and is one of the city's main theaters. Its position - on the crossing of two streets instead of a main square or wide avenue - is the first of the differences with most other theaters. The second difference is... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank realworldtraveller
Suwanee, Georgia
Level Contributor
24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

In my last visit last week I noticed that the big plaques where they told the story of how in that theater a war council condemned to death by firing squad Emperor Maximillian had been removed. I ignore why.

Helpful?
Thank 4302010Vince
Level Contributor
36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

I didn't get inside this Teather but you can see that is very peculiar Mexican Design outside the building. Nice place to check if you like historical art.

Helpful?
Thank Rafael N
Queretaro, Mexico
Level Contributor
101 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

is beautiful, in this place we have a lot of history, but you must be sure the day when you visit is open, normally is open only when they have some events, but consult with some guide.

Helpful?
Thank Diana B
Eugene, Oregon
Level Contributor
85 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2014

This structure, which is located a block north of the Jardin Zenea on Calle Juárez, dates back to the mid-19th century and was originally known as the Teatro Iturbide in honor of Mexico’s first and brief-tenured Emperor. In 1867, it served as the location for the trial of Maximilian (the second would-be Emperor) and his two senior generals who were... More 

Helpful?
Thank Charles G
Chippenham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2014

Very interesting to see something authentic and traditional! The decor was original, impressive and would like to see it again!! Spanish style and it's very famous for its decor and building.

Helpful?
Thank Norma B

Travellers who viewed Teatro de la Republica also viewed

 
Queretaro, Queretaro
 

Been to Teatro de la Republica? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Teatro de la Republica and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Teatro de la Republica staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?