Teatro Municipal of Santiago

Teatro Municipal season is from April to November.

Teatro Municipal season is from April to November.

It was opened in September 17th of 1857, with the “Ernaní” opera of Giuseppe Verdi that interpreted an Italian company, specially brought for the act.

Work of the architect Francisco Brunet de Baines and the engineer Augusto Charme counted also with the collaboration of Charles Garnier (constructor of the Opera of Paris and the Montecarlo Casino) to make and to finish the project. After the 1906 earthquake it suffers a new modification, made by the French architect Emilio Doyere, who conserved the main lines of the original design of des Baines. Its interior is of great refinement.

In 1974, the Teatro Municipal of Santiago, according to Governmental Decree, was declared National Monument. The Teatro Municipal of Santiago is located in Agustinas street 794 in Santiago and is the greater center of artistic activity of the city, in case you have rent a car to travel through Santiago, there are underground parking right in front of the theater.

Guided visits are organized previous inscription, with at least one week ahead, depending on the availabilities and schedules of the theater.