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Coliseu dos Recreios - Lisboa, Portugal
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member tmob
N 38° 42.992 W 009° 08.447
29S E 487760 N 4285330
Quick Description: Located in the heart of Lisbon, the Coliseu dos Recreios is a medium sized concert hall. Coliseu dos Recreios opened in August 14th, 1890.
Location: Lisboa, Portugal
Date Posted: 3/23/2011 9:46:30 AM
Waymark Code: WMB1E4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 13

Long Description:
Inaugurated in 1890, still with its façade unfinished, the Coliseu dos Recreios was build to replace the Price circus, demolished in the course of the works of enlargement of the Avenida da Liberdade. The plan for the structure was a responsability of two French engineers, Goulard and Bauer.

The Coliseu was premiered with the comic Opera "Boccacio" by Suppé, having remained as the city's leading popular playhouse until the late eighties, when it fell into decline. In 1993, the Municipality, undertook it's rehabilitation, in association with its owners.

Source: plaque outside the building
Website: [Web Link]

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