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National Theater San Salvador: Tours & Tickets

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Calle Delgado | avenida monseñor Romero, in fornt of Plaza Morazán, San Salvador, El Salvador
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Reviewed 1 February 2019

We passed by this theater on our tour of Sal Salvador and immediately I saw its resemblance to the Paris Opera. Its evokes a parisian european style of architecture which made it stand out among the other buildings in the square . I am amazed...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank betty l
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Well I did not actually get to go inside because the guard stop letting people in at 3:30 . We begged to go inside but he declined . We even offered to pay him extra he smiled and then his boss came and told us...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank 285marlenec
Reviewed 7 April 2016

if you can actuallly speak Spanish and go to see a play and/or concert to this theater, go and do yourself that favor. Warning though: foreigners should go by car/taxi and park on a parking which is off to the side of it but hard...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank joseu1
Reviewed 10 December 2015

First of all. El Saslvador is not dangerous. Yes, you nedd to take care like everywhere else. Went to the National Theater and it is a beauty. Loved it.

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank mimmi d
Reviewed 15 April 2015

This theatre is the oldest in Central America. It was built in French Renaissance style. Today it is one of the few buildings renovated in the city centre. Its Great Hall and the Dome are indeed beautiful. Nowadays it still hosts concerts, theatre plays and...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank onceisnotenough30
Reviewed 20 October 2013

A Classic theater,downtown San Salvador It is something You should VISIT in tthis city. Nice scenary, palcos, three stages,, a beautifull foyer "

Date of experience: September 2013
2  Thank rossal00
Reviewed 5 June 2013

This was good but the theatre in Santa Ana is a thousand times better in terms of everything. I went 3 times to find it closed each time until I went back again.

Date of experience: May 2013
1  Thank MonoFelizPanama
Reviewed 24 May 2013

The National Theater still hosts some formal events, and in spite of the trouble getting there (parking spots are hard to find and the area, and if you park on the street, your car might be vandalized), once you enter it is in a state...More

Date of experience: December 2012
Thank Doemens
Reviewed 7 May 2013

But you can see what it would have been like in its heyday. I wasn't able to get inside so only viewed the facade

Date of experience: May 2013
Thank SueL29
Reviewed 19 April 2013

Tip: the area seems safe. We had no problems. Normally locals are nice and helpful. The tourism agency (proyecto Turismo Nocturno) organizes tours at night in this area. You should check the dates in advance. http://turismo.laprensagrafica.com/2011/06/de-noche-el-centro-es-historico . Pros: oldest theather in Central America (1911-1917), very...More

Date of experience: April 2013
1  Thank HelenaGuerra
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