The heart of the world's operatic history late in her womb

The Theater Colón is a living museum if we consider exhibiting their facilities, in themselves, part load and the development of Argentina's history

Who can take one day off a week in the city of Buenos Aires, or at least a break in their usual time and look around rather observe and pay attention to the details will fall because of the historical and cultural gem architecture in which we live. Difficult but possible, unbelievable but real. Try it ...

In view of this proposal we invite you to visit two museums of the City showing the cosmopolitan character that has this city.

The first promise is a living museum destination if we consider exhibiting their facilities, in themselves, part load and the development of Argentina's history. The Colon Theatre is located on the hub of the city that was the center for 1809 and the most graceful of the Rio de la Plata area. Imposing on the outside and powerful inside structure has the world unrepeatable characteristics that makes it unique. This size has to get his attention ever, but please make the effort, take 50 minutes to make the tour of this wonder Lucciano Pavarotti recognized as a theater with "great defect. Its acoustics and sound are simply perfect. You know what that means for Opera singer? Any small error for it is noticed right away... "

The route can be done from Monday to Sunday schedules ranging from 9.00 to 17.00hs. While groups are very often out what discounted enough to appreciate the information and data provided by the guide. The entrance to get tickets is on Lavalle street, to one side; with good directions and assisted by staff only take a few minutes to get your pass ($ 30 for residents, $ 110 Monday off to foreign students and seniors, only effective in Argentine pesos)

Immediately and generates preamble connection Ariel, who will be our north this time takes us back 100 years in time to make the first stop in the tackle of Honor is distinct throughout the foyer (lobby) with typical red carpet denoting the status and size of the personalities who marched there way to their boxes. While the detail is extremely rich in practical information is important to point out aspects that are neglected to the formidable "Great Room" as with the "Hall of the busts."

Located on the first floor is flanked on its top with the representation of the leading exponents of opera and lyrical world: Beethoven, Bellini, Bizet, Gounod, Mozart, Rossini, Verdi and Wagner. But reading between the lines in the value is: none of the materials that form part of the building is of national origin, in the case of this room, Venetian mosaic hand placed on the floor, Italian and Belgian marble stucco walls . While the room is impressive juiciness on data provided by the expert as the express frames carved on sensitive connection between theater, dance and music to represent characteristic symbols. Pin the details relating to the specific location of the busts.

Unfortunately after its re-opening in May 2010 and can no longer be accessed, for safety reasons, the basements where the kitchen of this monster of lyric and international ballet legend; but exposures can appreciate the costumes used in some of the works that have walked the main stage.

The heart of the world's operatic history late in the bowels of the Buenos Aires vortex, is a piece that no one should fail to appreciate. Become opportunity.

traslation: Belén Zapata