Theater of the Republic, Querétaro


  • CATEGORY: Theater
  • PHONES: (442) 212 1873 

REVIEW

The Theater of the Republic, is a building in downtown Queretaro city, it’s a place of important historical events for Mexico. Its construction began in 1845, by initiative of the governor of the state of Querétaro, Héctor Flores. The management was commissioned to the architect Camilo de San Germán, replaced by Thomas Surplice, an English engineer.

On September 16th, 1854, the venue was stage for the premiere of the Mexican National Anthem. On November 27th, 1946, the Constituent Congress began here, in order to formulate, discuss and approve the Political Constitution of the United Mexican Stated, which was promulgated on February 5th, 1917 by Don Venustiano Carranza.

The precinct was characterized by its sober lines outside and simple elegance inside. It was inaugurated on May 2nd, 1852 by the Governor Ramón Canal de Samaniego, performing the Iturbide overture, by Bonifacio Sánchez, and the play “Dog Dances for Money and for Bread if It’s Offered”.  It was originally called Iturbide’s Great Theater, then Iturbide’s Theater and Theater of the Republic since 1922. A significant part of the social life of Querétaro of the second half of the 19th century was spent in this theater.  

ADDRESS

Juárez 22, esquina con Ángela Peralta, Col. Centro, C.P. 76000, Querétaro, Querétaro

OPENNING HOURS

From Monday to Sunday, 09:00 - 17:00 hrs.
Precio: de acuerdo a la actividad en el recinto.

CONTACT

Thania Jiménez Ontiveros
Tel. (442) 212 1873 
eprado@queretaro.gob.mx