Teatro Colón is an opera house in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The present theatre replaced an old theatre on the site, the present theatre was opened in 1908 having been built to the designs of architect Francesco Tamburini. The Eclecticism building has a recognisable pink facade. The opera house has a capacity of 2,487 seats. It is recognised as one of the best theatres in the world to watch a show or attend a concert due to its design that produces fantastic views of the stage and top class acoustics. The opera house has a very grand and welcoming feel to it.
Take the B line on the metro system to ‘Carlos Pellegrini’, which is a short walk away from the opera house. The 10A, 45A, 45B, 45C and 70A buses all stop outside of the opera house.
Opening Times and Admission
The best way to visit the opera house is by attending a show, shows are listed on the website of the opera house. You can also tour the opera house for a fee, the tours run daily in English at 11 am, 1 pm and 3 pm.