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Super old building

This is a magnificent building, undergoing refurbishment at the moment due to recent fire damage... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
seattaxi
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Our Special 9th Anniversary

One of my dream trips was a cruise excursion of the Galapagos Islands. On our way back to Canada... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2018
RhondaLee5337
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Stratford, Canada
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29 Jul 2018
“Super old building”
24 Jan 2018
“Our Special 9th Anniversary”
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Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

This is a magnificent building, undergoing refurbishment at the moment due to recent fire damage. The theatre is still open and the grand foyer now houses a coffee shop and a restaurant. Worth a visit for the architecture

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank seattaxi
Reviewed 24 January 2018

One of my dream trips was a cruise excursion of the Galapagos Islands. On our way back to Canada, we had two days in Quito to explore that spanned over our 9th wedding anniversary date. Teatro Bolivar was highly recommended by our concierge. We were...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank RhondaLee5337
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Yesterday I visited this place for the Admá Music Festival. The theater caught fire in 1999 and still has marks of that event, yet the whole environment is fabulous (old-ish, hipster-ish, and colonial style). It is a new bet to invite people to party in...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Enrique_Reyes
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

The theatre is currently being renovated after years of neglect but you can see the bones of what must have been a gorgeous building. I inadvertently went upstairs and snapped a photo of the renovations there while a photo shoot was going on. Worth a...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank LesL989
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

This is a pretty building and the whole square is quite pretty. We did not see a show, so I can't address that. Lots of little shops in the area. It is a nice little photo opp while walking through the city.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank sheryl s
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

This is truly a beautiful building, and they have shows here often. There is also a nice restaurant inside. Wish we had been here for a show, but glad we were able to stop by to see the site!

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

Teatro Bolivar was built in 1933 and is a wonderful example of Neo-classical architecture. It sums up the styles that were sweeping the globe around that time. It has Arabic elements and tries to blend in with other buildings on the street. It has suffered...More

Date of experience: December 2013
Thank Jolyon67
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