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Teatro Massimo Bellini

Via Giuseppe Perrotta 12, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 730 6111
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Great evening and welcome

Luckily for us there was a show on, and thoroughly recommend. We were made very welcome by the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marengla
via mobile
nice

I found this pretty building when I try to find shortcut and this theatre and piazza is really... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Daniel K
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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“opera house” (9 reviews)
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Via Giuseppe Perrotta 12, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Luckily for us there was a show on, and thoroughly recommend. We were made very welcome by the staff, and even greeted by the Director to check we understood the programme and were happy. The acoustics and decor inside are really stunning with a full...More

Thank Marengla
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I found this pretty building when I try to find shortcut and this theatre and piazza is really nice to see

Thank Daniel K
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Surrounded by interesting neoclassical buildings and a refreshing fountain, the plaza in front of the theater is a great spot to walk through or sit for a minute and relax. I only admired the theater from the outside but its architecture and intricate details are...More

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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Having toured many opera houses around the world - including Teatro Massimo in Palermo - I wanted to include a tour of Teatro Massimo Bellini during my stay this week in Catania. The opera house only gives tours on certain days of the week and...More

Thank Joe G
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Wanted to go here to see Opera but couldn’t get to see one so visited the building. It is beautiful and well worth a visit . The square in front has cafes and bars. The building is historic and impressive.

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Reviewed 11 January 2018

Modest in size, but impressive in its exterior detail. I didn't enter but I think the plaza in front of the theatre is one of Catania's best. Small, with a fountain, it has a few good restaurants right nearby and is busy at night.

Thank Brogan J
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

We saw TEATRO MASSIMO BELLINI from "outside" ONLY..........But it is the most amazing ARCHITECTURE find and happy experience of our lives.......We took photos. We drank coffee in the local restaurant nearby. We met fellow tourists and local Italians......all in awe......We were able to enjoy the...More

Thank Frank G
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

If you are Catania, do not try to skip this place. really beautiful. unfortunately we were not lucky to get inside but i am100% sure its worth going inside.

Thank Oto N
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

Tour cost Euro 6. Photography allowed. Unfortunately there was no performances on during my stay in Catania - but I did go on a very interesting tour of the Opera House. Pleasant and knowable guide took us through the fascinating history and humour of the...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2017

Located on one side of Piazza Bellini , facing the Fontana dei Delfini , Teatro Massimo Bellini is named after the Catania born opera composer Vincenzo Bellini . Read about the interesting history of the building in Wikipedia . Stunning Extravaganza - Don't miss ....More

Thank saul g
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annieo1
27 February 2017|
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Response from magoodliffe | Reviewed this property |
Sorry can't help, as we only went round the guided tour. It will be worth the effort as I'm sure it will be amazing
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Kathryn R
18 September 2016|
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Response from mafaldaanahi | Reviewed this property |
hi, sorry I have not been on the site for a long time.so I guess its too late.we just went there on the day of the show and there were seats.
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