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Teatro Peon Contreras

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Address: Merida, Mexico
09:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 21:00

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Beautiful place for beautiful music

We've gone twice to the symphony at Teatro Peon and have loved it! The music and talent of the orchestra is wonderful and the hall itself is beautiful. We've been to the Sunday... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2017
Oakdale, New York
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Oakdale, New York
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

We've gone twice to the symphony at Teatro Peon and have loved it! The music and talent of the orchestra is wonderful and the hall itself is beautiful. We've been to the Sunday afternoon performances and have found it a great way to spend a wonderful afternoon and escape the heat (the teatro is air conditioned). I only wish we... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Strolling towards the cathedral on a Friday evening in Merida, we saw the theatre and decided to try and get tickets for the Sunday noon performance. So glad we did. The ticket office was open on Saturday. Our seats were at the back, four floors up but for 150 pesos a ticket, they couldn't be beat. The theatre is sweet,... More 

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Merida, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

Contrary to other's experience, I have found it quite easy to get tickets for the concerts. Simply register at the website for Yucatan Symphony Orchestra and buy tickets online with a credit card. Much easier than standing at the window trying to figure out where you want to sit while the ticket salesperson turns around his computer for you to... More 

1 Thank Christine A
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Reviewed 25 November 2016

One evening two weeks ago, we went here to hear the Yucatan symphony orchestra, which was fantastic. The person that went with me said it was like being in a novel. The ceiling is a painted dome, and there are several levels with balconies. You enter up a grand marble staircase. They had ushers offering their arms to the ladies... More 

Thank packerg2016
Guatemala City, Guatemala
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

It is a big theater, built in the early 1900´s. With a neoclassic design. It is the best theater in the city to enjoy presentations of ballet or theater plays. Very well conserved. Totally worth to make a guided tour to the premises or to view a perfomance. Located between the main plaza and Santa Lucia plaza, at about 200... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

When in Merida we are always hopeful that there will be a symphony scheduled. It is worth visiting the theatre even if there is no performance. Symphonies are very affordable and world renown.

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Aalst, Belgium
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

We went with a large group from Belgium to this beautiful theater. It was unfortunately closed. But, like everywhere in Mexico, a number of pesos makes the difference. So we could visit without problems this beautiful theater without any other tourist. Fantastic.

1 Thank Hubert645
Qualicum Beach, Canada
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Reviewed 7 March 2016

One special experience for classical music fans is the Yucatan Symphony Orchestra. Each week there are two presentations of the same program. One is Friday night at 9:00pm and the other is Sunday at 12:00pm (noon). We went both times this week, and decided that the seats in the Orchestra section on the main floor were the best for sound.... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2015

I bought a first balcony middle ticket for the Orquestra Sinfonica de Yucatan. The Theater is lovely with four balconies. The orchestra was wonderful. True classical with selections from Mozart to Beethoven. The great thing about classical music is it is the same language for everyone! My ticket was only 100pesos or about $7.75 US. Can't beat that.

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Cathedral City, California
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Reviewed 1 October 2015

We were walking by this theater and there was a line forming. When we inquired we were told it was a free concert. The most beautiful theater I have ever been in and a wonderful concert. The music and beauty of the night brought tears to my eyes. Make sure you attend a concert if in town. A must do.

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