Sauto, Theater, Matanzas. Cuba
- Destination: Matanzas
- Open: Daily
- Address From: Calle Magdalena e/ Milanes y Medio, Plaza de La Vigia. Matanzas, Cuba
Description Theaters: Sauto, Theater, Matanzas. Cuba
One of the most famous Cuban theaters of the 19th century. It still preserves interesting samples of mural painting. A jewel of neoclassical architecture, with excellent acoustics, the Sauto was built by Italian architect Daniel Dal'Aglio, who also painted the frescoes on its inner walls. It was first opened in 1863, and scores of nationally and internationally renowned figures have performed in the ballets, operas, musical comedies, concerts, variety shows and plays that have been presented on its stage. It has now been declared a national monument.
Sauto, Theater Map
- To view all Theaters in Matanzas then click here .
- To view all Theaters in Cuba then click here .
Sauto, Theater is located in Matanzas
For over two centuries, in recognition of its rich cultural life, Matanzas has been known as "Cuba's Athens." For obvious reasons, it is also called "the city of bridges.",
The city was founded on the shores of a beautiful bay in 1693. At that time, it was called San Carlos y San Severino de Matanzas. Its splendid buildings are eclectic in style.,
The area surrounding the city has some singularly beautiful features. The Pan de Matanzas (Matanzas Bread Loaf) Hill and the Yumurí Valley are particularly entrancing. Places to visit in the city include the Sauto Theater, the Triolet Drug Store and the San Carlos Church.,
Immortalized by painters, poets and musicians, Matanzas is just a few minutes' drive from Varadero Beach and near the Zapata Peninsula.,
The city of Matanzas, capital of the province of the same name, is in northwestern Cuba, 100 km. (62 miles) east of Havana and around 18 minutes from Varadero Beach. An excellent highway links Matanzas with the nation's capital.