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The Agora in Jalapa

The Agora is a small arts complex at the west end of Parque Juárez in the center of Xalapa. It has... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2016
88bmr
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Portland, Oregon
A nice showcase of local art.

The Agora always has different shows going on from local artists; they are well-lit, and it's a... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2016
sdevries
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Xalapa, Mexico
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1 Jun 2016
“The Agora in Jalapa”
14 Jan 2016
“A nice showcase of local art.”
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Reviewed 1 June 2016

The Agora is a small arts complex at the west end of Parque Juárez in the center of Xalapa. It has an art gallery, movie theater, and cafe. The movies are often in Spanish but there is the occasional English one. The art gallery has...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 14 January 2016

The Agora always has different shows going on from local artists; they are well-lit, and it's a nice space. My only complaint is that they won't let you use the bathroom in there!

Date of experience: February 2015
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Reviewed 8 July 2015

The Agora was remodeled about 15 years ago by Arquitect Bernal Lascurain and very well done, having a large art gallery, cinema theater, galleries and a balcony cafe upstairs with a nice view of the Lakes area below.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Jalaparoy
Reviewed 17 February 2012

This is one of the best places that Xalapa has in terms of culture. It's the house of one of the most eclectic galleries in town, also here you can find a lintel from the ancient and now demolish Fransicas monastery. Here there is a...More

Thank Hector_Xalapa
Reviewed 26 January 2012

The art is displayed in a space that has a descending series of platforms beneath a traditional brick vaulted ceiling called a "boveda." It's a small gallery, free, so you have nothing to lose spending ten or fifteen minutes here.

Thank John W
Reviewed 23 October 2011

I went to the Agora to listen to some conferences during the Hay Festival, I found the seating in the theater confortable but did not get a chance to do other activities at this place

Date of experience: October 2011
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Reviewed 9 December 2010

El Agora is a cute little arts center in the middle of Xalapa. It seems hidden unless you know where to find it. Walk through the downtown Parque Juarez to the back side of it, look down, and there it is, sort of across the...More

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