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Gran Teatro Cervantes

Rue Anoual, Tangier, Morocco
+212 600-733676
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Abandonned place

This historical place is completed abandonned. The theater is closed and this is a shame for the... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2018
JoaoMenesesMachado
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Braga, Portugal
via mobile
Beautiful building

This is indeed a very beautiful building. However, it can only be seen from the outside so you... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2017
Catalina C
,
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good41%
  • Average21%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible2%
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“facade” (4 reviews)
“restoration” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Rue Anoual, Tangier, Morocco
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+212 600-733676
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

This historical place is completed abandonned. The theater is closed and this is a shame for the cultural movida of Tangier. Os located near the entrance of the Medina also close of the market. Its easy to spot.

Thank JoaoMenesesMachado
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Reviewed 28 April 2017

This is indeed a very beautiful building. However, it can only be seen from the outside so you would not need more than just a short moment to visit it.

Thank Catalina C
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

... once known as one of the most prestigious theatres in North Africa. It is said to hold a capacity of 1,400 seats. Inaugurated in 1913, the building is currently being renovated and may be opened in the next couple of years. Apparently, renovation has...More

1  Thank Emira T
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Reviewed 12 February 2017

Pretty building with remain of the golden age of Tangier, Closed and behind a barrier to be restored soonest, This is a good example of an old theater falling in a weak condition and a stain on the landscape. To become a Museum or Why...More

Thank loliflori
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

Closed and behind a fence. What should be a good example of an old theatre is now falling into disrepair and a blot on the landscape.

Thank MIKE E
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

As a young girl, I was taken to this theatre in the early 1970s, unbeknown to me at the time to watch a cock fight! In the intervening years it has become totally neglected and is falling down inside. I was shown around the inside...More

Thank Gal_from_Malaga
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Reviewed 14 December 2016

it is one of Tangier's architectural gems. unfortunately, it is now neglected building in desperate need of conservation and restoration. It is located on Rue Aoual. Visible from the street is the theatre's beautiful Art Deco facade (which looks best when the colours are brought...More

Thank tanyabelarije
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Reviewed 10 November 2016

Spain, which owns the building and Morocco can't agree on the restoration of what was once the prestigious theater in North Africa, and this masterpiece of architecture and cultural fame of Tangier of 30's. 103 years old theater would probably have fallen down by now...More

Thank Tomi V
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Undoubtedly the Garn Teatro Cervantes is one of the city's main cultural landmarks. Perhaps, due to political reasons, it's been doomed to neglect.

1  Thank barouabi
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Reviewed 16 July 2016

Gran Teatro Cervantes is really a fine piece of art but desperately is forgotten and neglected,as is it closed I wonder how it looks from the inside, it's easily reachable from the Terrasse Des Paresseux just take down the stairs and follow the street.

1  Thank Methodman_081
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