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“Beautiful thater to visit both for its history and all activities.”
It was officially inaugurated on June 17, 1910 and features eclectic architecture, an art nouveau showroom, a 120-seat auditorium, foyer, open-air stage space, and the two-thousand-square-foot annex building that houses the Performing Arts (CENA...more
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Rua Liberato Barroso 525 | Praça José de Alencar, Fortaleza, State of Ceara 60030-160, Brazil
It is a 1910 building full of details and colors with a beautiful side garden. Between 1974 and 1975 it was reformed and is still active today, so if you are lucky enough you can watch a play there during your stay in Fortaleza. They...More
Date of experience: March 2019
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A beautiful theater from the beginning of the 1900 in the same style as CAIXA Cultural Fortaleza (just across the street from Dragao do Mar). A lot of activities; theater, classical music, concerts, ballet, contemporary performances etc. Check out Facebook. It is located in Centro...More
If you happen to be in Fortaleza, make a visit to this historic theatre, it is most unusual, beautiful and interesting. You can enter through the ticket area into an open plaza and then right into the theatre itself, a most unusual location.
Remarkable theatre, the guided tour is essential to appreciate its history.
Unfortunally it seams the tour is only available in Portuguese, but you should ask at the entrance. The price for the tour is low and even if you don´t speak Portuguese you can tag...More
Our ship docked at an industrial pier about 5 miles from the city center. Shuttle buses were provided into the town where there are available taxis but only a few have A/C or English speaking drivers. We were forewarned that some issues involving criminal activity...More
I must agree with previous reviewers that this site is very badly organised and the staff lack training. However, I would not dismiss it too quickly as it is a true wonder in this very odd city. The theatre is currently undergoing restoration as it...More
If you are visiting the city of Fortaleza on a cruise ship be prepared for bus loads of passengers at the theatre and only a handful of other tourists.That aside, it was wonderful to see this showy building with a fusion of Victorian classical and...More