Teatro de Cristóbal Colón
The Teatro de Cristóbal Colón (The Christopher Columbus Theatre), also known as the "Teatro Colón", is located in Bogotá, Colombia and it is the nation's National Theatre. It was built in the Neoclassical style by the Italian architect Pietro Cantini in 1885 and inaugurated on 27 October 1892  on the occasion of the fourth centenary of the discovery of America with a performance of Verdi's Ernani. 
The Colón Theatre was declared a National Monument on 11 August 1975, and underwent renovations for three years.
Between 2009 and 2010, the theatre was closed for extensive renovations.
- Bogota Institute of Tourism website
- Background and history of the theatre on bogota-dc.com
- Bogota-dc.com/eventos/teatro/colon (English translation). Retrieved 20 January 2011
- Bogota Institute of Tourism website on bogotaturismo.gov.co (English translation) Retrieved 20 January 2011
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