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Teatro Massimo Bellini

Via Giuseppe Perrotta 12, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 730 6111
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TEATRO MASSIMO BELLINI from OUTSIDE

We saw TEATRO MASSIMO BELLINI from "outside" ONLY..........But it is the most amazing ARCHITECTURE... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Frank G
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Dublin, Ireland
place to go

If you are Catania, do not try to skip this place. really beautiful. unfortunately we were not... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Oto N
,
Tbilisi, Georgia
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
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“opera house” (8 reviews)
“box office” (5 reviews)
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Via Giuseppe Perrotta 12, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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+39 095 730 6111
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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
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

1  Thank Ken M
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
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Unfortunately we weren't inside for any opera,but we sought this opera house out from Piazza Bellini, it was classical Baroque stile ,it was opened in 1890 with performing Bellini's masterwork Norma.

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Don't usually go for guided tours, but thought we would on this, and really glad we did. Had a great English speaking guide that took us around the whole opera house and explained things you would never had know such as the river running underneath...More

Thank magoodliffe
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This imposing edifice is located in a nice piazza flanked by places to eat or drink or just relax. s it was out of season, we couldn't go inside. Too bad. But still, glad we visited.

Thank Stan W
Reviewed 17 June 2016

The acoustics are fantastic and it is well worth making an effort to get a ticket to a concert if there is one on when you are in the city. One could only buy tickets through the box office for the performance that we went...More

2  Thank smithnz
Reviewed 19 April 2016

we went to see a flamenco show,mainly to see the theater as they do not do tours at this time.the show was excelent, we came a bit late so the lights were off.when the show finished we had a big WOW effect! we had a...More

1  Thank mafaldaanahi
Reviewed 30 March 2016

This was my first visit to a European opera house, and Bellini did not disappoint. The theater was beautiful inside and out. Acoustics were excellent. I enjoyed Rigoletto there and it will be a favorite memory.

1  Thank Dan M
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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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