Teatro Colón Bogotá

Bogota, Colombia

Teatro Colón Bogotá


The Teatro de Cristóbal Colón (The Christopher Columbus Theatre), also known as the "Teatro Colón", is located in Bogotá, Colombia and it is the nation's National Theatre. It was built in the Neoclassical style by the Italian architect Pietro Cantini in 1885 and inaugurated on 27 October 1892. on the occasion of the fourth centenary of the discovery of America with a performance of Verdi's Ernani.

The auditorium was constructed in the tradition horseshoe-shape and modelled on the layout of the Palais Garnier in Paris, but only about half the size.

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