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Teatro Nacional Sao Joao

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“Beautiful Building”
Sep 5, 2018
“Remarkable architecture and fascinating behind the scenes tour”
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Praca da Batalha,, Porto 4000-102, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There has been a Theatre on this site since the 17th Century, with the Current building dating from 1906, it a great looking building, you can take guided tours, but my itinerary didn't permit the time, but it was certainty worth a Photo-stop.

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

A really good value tour which walks you through the public and private areas of this elegant theatre. The building was not only built to present theatrical productions but, in its hay day, as a place to be seen. There are seeping, plush carpeted, stairways...More

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 22 June 2018

We did an escorted tour of the theatre. There was just the two of us. The guide spoke perfect English and took us everywhere: the stage , costume area , props and up above the stage. A wonderful tour well worth it.

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 16 June 2018

Theatro Nacional Sao Joao is a nicely built structure located on Batalha Square. It was closed during our time of visit in the morning by early June.

Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Teatro Nacional Sao Joao is an ancient building in Batalha Square. Due to time constraint, we have not paid visit to the internal part of the theatre. It is worthwhile to tour around the area while visiting Porto.

Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 20 June 2015

It was just few steps from our hotel. Unfortunately they didn't played anything, but we could visit the mai hall. It is simple beautiful. We had another experience, in the Sao Bento sa Vitoria cloister they play as well. We had a very interesting ballett...More

Thank 545medva
Reviewed 9 December 2014

It was refurbished a few years ago and it is very well worth a visit. Visit even if you can't catch a play.

Thank Cristina_Hugo
Reviewed 20 November 2014

Great pleace, visit the outside, its amazing, also on that square visit the other theatre, the Batalha Cinema, very 50's

Thank Nuno R
Reviewed 31 October 2014

Teatro Nacional São João is one of the must-see buildings of Porto. It was hidden for some years, but right now we are all able to see this spectacular "jewel" of Porto right in the city center, really close to Rua Santa Catarina. I've watched...More

Thank barbaraabr
Reviewed 19 September 2014

The TNSJ annually produces four to five major shows and co-produces and hosts dozens of others. Having neither company nor resident designer, with the exception of its administrative director and artistic director, the TNSJ engages for its projects teams composed of Portuguese and foreign artists....More

Thank Patrícia C
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