The theatre was erected on the site of an old open-air theatre. It was first refurbished in 1780, and soon after demolished (1793). In 1874 the building was pulled down again in order to build a larger Italian-style theatre fitted with stage machinery, walkways and a horseshoe-shaped room with a seat pit, three levels of boxes, and a proscenium.

The new building, today's Teatro Principal, opened in 1876. The Town Hall purchased the edifice in 1983 and it reopened in 1988.

Historical Data

Architecture:
Civil engineering
Historical Period:
Late modern period

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San Vicente, 1. Zamora. 49001 Zamora.

Telephone: 980 534 719

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Oficina de Turismo of Zamora

Address:

Plaza Arias Gonzalo, 6. Zamora. 49001 Zamora.

Teléfono: 980 533 694

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Email: oficina.turismo.zamora@gmail.com

Tourist Office Provincial of Zamora

Address:

Pza de Viriato s/n. Zamora. 49071 Zamora.

Telephone: 980 536 495

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Email: informacionturistica@zamoradipu.es

Website: http://www.turismoenzamora.es

Tourist Office Regional of Zamora

Address:

Avda. Principe de Asturias, 1. Zamora. 49012 Zamora.

Telephone: 980 531 845

Fax: 980 533 813

Email: oficinadeturismodezamora@jcyl.es