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Teatro Peon Contreras

Merida, Mexico
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Very nice

Great free little art gallery on the main floor. Close to the zocalo and a nice reprieve from the... read more

Reviewed December 27, 2017
MexChilanga
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Mexico
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Beautiful place for beautiful music

We've gone twice to the symphony at Teatro Peon and have loved it! The music and talent of the... read more

Reviewed February 21, 2017
janlamb48
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Oakdale, New York
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Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

Great free little art gallery on the main floor. Close to the zocalo and a nice reprieve from the heat. Worth dropping in for a few minutes. Next time we will return for the symphony.

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Reviewed February 21, 2017

We've gone twice to the symphony at Teatro Peon and have loved it! The music and talent of the orchestra is wonderful and the hall itself is beautiful. We've been to the Sunday afternoon performances and have found it a great way to spend a...More

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Reviewed February 18, 2017

Strolling towards the cathedral on a Friday evening in Merida, we saw the theatre and decided to try and get tickets for the Sunday noon performance. So glad we did. The ticket office was open on Saturday. Our seats were at the back, four floors...More

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Reviewed February 1, 2017

Contrary to other's experience, I have found it quite easy to get tickets for the concerts. Simply register at the website for Yucatan Symphony Orchestra and buy tickets online with a credit card. Much easier than standing at the window trying to figure out where...More

1  Thank Christine A
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Reviewed November 10, 2016

It is a big theater, built in the early 1900´s. With a neoclassic design. It is the best theater in the city to enjoy presentations of ballet or theater plays. Very well conserved. Totally worth to make a guided tour to the premises or to...More

1  Thank EMILE D
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Reviewed October 13, 2016

When in Merida we are always hopeful that there will be a symphony scheduled. It is worth visiting the theatre even if there is no performance. Symphonies are very affordable and world renown.

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Reviewed July 14, 2016

We went with a large group from Belgium to this beautiful theater. It was unfortunately closed. But, like everywhere in Mexico, a number of pesos makes the difference. So we could visit without problems this beautiful theater without any other tourist. Fantastic.

1  Thank Hubert645
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Reviewed March 7, 2016

One special experience for classical music fans is the Yucatan Symphony Orchestra. Each week there are two presentations of the same program. One is Friday night at 9:00pm and the other is Sunday at 12:00pm (noon). We went both times this week, and decided that...More

2  Thank qualicumgirl
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Reviewed November 30, 2015

I bought a first balcony middle ticket for the Orquestra Sinfonica de Yucatan. The Theater is lovely with four balconies. The orchestra was wonderful. True classical with selections from Mozart to Beethoven. The great thing about classical music is it is the same language for...More

3  Thank sqpeg
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Reviewed October 1, 2015

We were walking by this theater and there was a line forming. When we inquired we were told it was a free concert. The most beautiful theater I have ever been in and a wonderful concert. The music and beauty of the night brought tears...More

1  Thank debbiezanbum
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