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Highlight in Brescia

One of the most beautiful opera houses in Italy. There are a lot of them, but this is really... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Budapest, Hungary
If you can't see a show at least visit the bar

This doesn't look like much from outside, but if the doors at the top of that amazing stairway... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2016
Brescia, Italy
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7 Nov 2017
“Highlight in Brescia”
9 Jan 2016
“If you can't see a show at least visit the bar”
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

One of the most beautiful opera houses in Italy. There are a lot of them, but this is really "Grande". Got his name after Napoleon. THe stairca and the vestibul is something amazing with statues and frescoes. If you just drop innto the coffé, you...More

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Reviewed 9 January 2016

This doesn't look like much from outside, but if the doors at the top of that amazing stairway under the portico are open then climb into this amazing building, either for a guided tour of the spectacular theatre or merely to use the elegant bar...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2015

I've showed my daughter the wonderful theatre of our town: it's possible to visit it in the afternoon till the end of July. It's one of the nicest places we have in Brescia and visitors can't miss it!

Thank francesca p
Reviewed 18 December 2014

I have been there and watched my friends in The Nutcracker in November 2014. It has been a very beautiful experience. This theatre is a jewel and well kept. It deserves a one-night event or more if you can!;)

Thank vincydrogo
Reviewed 3 November 2014

We have never been to La Scala, but this grand theater must be very close in its opulence. We saw grand opera there - Madame Butterfly. The acoustics were rich and clear, the sight lines to the stage were good even from way back in...More

1  Thank No B
Reviewed 6 June 2012

A classic-style theater, that hosts a piano festival, dramas, ballet and operas. I remember unnecessary queues to get tickets. Hope they allow e-tickets now.

3  Thank lungoilcammino
Reviewed 3 December 2011

Excellent and beautiful theater. Comfortable seating. Stage is slanted a bit so you can see people at the rear but it is tricky for those performing to balance themselves if they need movement. There was no casual dressing.

2  Thank Mike R
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