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The Teatro di San Carlo was designed by the architects Giovanni Antonio Medrano and Angelo Carasale for the monarch since Charles wanted a new and larger theatre for Naples to replace the old and dilapidated Teatro San Bartolomeo of 1621. On 12...more
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Via San Carlo 98 / F, 80132, Naples, Italy
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I attended a performance of La Traviata at Teatro di San Carlo. Although the house is huge, the acoustics were great. The Theater itself needs modernizing: AC, more bathrooms, better elevators, new upholstery. They sell out every performance. Their audience deserves better....More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank SeekerOfGoodValue
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely guide. The hall is spectacularly beautiful. We learned a great deal of Naples history as well as the history of the theatre. A delightful way to spend an hour.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Anastasia3052018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have the opportunity to travel a lot to work, I think that Napoli is one of the most special city of the world. Food, art, culture and likeable people. This is the excellent Teatro.

Date of experience: October 2019
21  Thank micheleaQ8239JH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Guided by Deborah, whose English commentary was funny and informative, we thoroughly enjoyed the 45-minute tour of the theatre. Check times before attending - we went hoping for an English language tour at 12.30, but the next was 15.30 Twenty people in our group, and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Chas M
Reviewed 12 September 2019 via mobile

This must be the most beautiful theater I have ever seen, perhaps it’s because it’s so well kept that it was able to bring you back in time with your imagination making you feel like you’re back in an era less digital than the one...More

Date of experience: August 2019
2  Thank NSandM
Reviewed 7 September 2019

Beautiful place with an interesting history explained by a lovely guide. Lesson in history told in an attractieve way.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Caroline T
Reviewed 27 August 2019

Perfect guided tour and the theater is amazing. We were here end of august and easy to get tickets and small group.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Eelco S
Reviewed 20 August 2019

Grand, grand opera house, one of the oldest in the world. Hard to believe it was built in a few months in 1737. Its architecture is perfect with the foyer, balcony outstanding in enhancing the facade.. the royal box is bijou. Sitting here for a...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Eli B
Reviewed 8 August 2019

This working theater is a stunning beauty. One of the largest in Europe, it still schedules the great operas. Verdi was the director there at one time. It is not open for self-tours but you can get a guided tour in English several times a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank MarchingTree
Reviewed 5 August 2019

Beautiful place and very good tour was given in english and was very informative about the history of the place.

Date of experience: August 2019
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The theater has its own tour guides. You book a tour at the theater box office. Super easy.
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