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Teatro Terry

Ave. 56 #2703 y Calle 27, Cienfuegos 55100, Cuba
+53 43 513361
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Whooom! At least one century back!

What an experience! You step in an feel at least one century back in time! The ceiling has a very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Zug, Switzerland
Like in the good old days

It is an old theater were you can breath the smell of history. Old posters at the wall telling you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Erlangen, Germany
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Ave. 56 #2703 y Calle 27, Cienfuegos 55100, Cuba
+53 43 513361
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an experience! You step in an feel at least one century back in time! The ceiling has a very nice panting and the chairs feel woody and narrow. But all this makes this place worth a visit. If you are lucky you can watch...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is an old theater were you can breath the smell of history. Old posters at the wall telling you, that Carouso was on stage in the early 20s of the last century and it is still in use. It looks like most of the...More

Thank 1MarcoM47
Reviewed 7 January 2018

We stopped at Cienfuegos during a Holiday cruise. You can tell that the city once had money, just by walking around town. It's the best existing example of 19th-century Spanish Enlightenment urban planning. That's a fancy way of saying it's a pedestrian friendly place with...More

Thank Eddiemack
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Teatro Tomas Terry is in the main square of Cuenfuegos, across from Jose Marti Park. It was built in the 19th century with funds given by Venezuelan industrialist Tomas Terry. It was unique in its day for the horseshoe shape theater, hand carved Cuban hardwood...More

Thank VKauf2014
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

The front facade of the Tomas Terry theatre is glorious with the three mosaics. The entrance fee is minimal and its early 1900s charms can still be seen in the design but the interior condition is tattered and musty. Its a shame, and don’t use...More

Thank ccksmra
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Terry theater is just of the main square. The theater is still in use today and quite well preserved. Some work on the ceiling is ongoing as funds are available. Likely the best we saw in Cienfuegos.

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 7 December 2017

A very interesting building although - like much of Cuba - in need of restoration. When we went the ceiling was undergoing repair so you could only walk around the edges. As usual in Cuba you pay to take photos.

Thank IanandGilly
Reviewed 4 December 2017

The theatre is very impressive and I suggest a visit of it. You can visit it paying a little ticket and admire a lot of artistic objects inside.

Thank Rosario_it
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Terry theatre nestled in the heart of the old city and square, free entrance for groups, but they do charge if you want to take flash photography. Sit and explore the old theater built in the late 1800's still has the original chairs, really cool...More

Thank tammyBaltimore_Md
Reviewed 13 November 2017

This is a beautiful old theatre which has hosted many notables from the famous cuban ballerina Alicia Alonso to Sarah Burnhart and Caruso........nice coffee shop next door

1  Thank mooshimom
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Carol B
19 November 2016|
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Response from stthomas128 | Reviewed this property |
The show was about 1/2 hour long. But we were involved in a tour. If you go for the regular show I think it may be longer.
17 August 2015|
Response from ochunmimadre | Reviewed this property |
You buy the tickets at the box office at the entrance of the theater.