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A dear old and rather worn survivor

Lets face it the exterior of this wonderful old survivor has seen better days. Its blotched... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sydney, Australia
Very beautiful and historic place

Impressive and beautiful. You can feel like you are transported in time.I only wished I had... read more

Reviewed August 1, 2018
Miami, Florida
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Via Giuseppe Perrotta 12, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lets face it the exterior of this wonderful old survivor has seen better days. Its blotched exterior with areas of graffiti down the sides looks like it has seen plenty over its days. The interior is in much better condition and is quite something. We...More

Thank Richard3150
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Impressive and beautiful. You can feel like you are transported in time.I only wished I had opportunity to experience an OPERA while visiting.

Thank diazjx7
Reviewed July 21, 2018

our guide was excellent in passing on the history of the theatre and took the time to explain interesting details.

Thank cath t
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Was lucky to arrive just as the tour was starting. Wow what a place. Have been to the opera house in Vienna but this is stunning. Our tour guide was very informative about the history of the Opera house and Vincenzo Bellini making the place...More

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Reviewed April 15, 2018 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

1  Thank Marengla
Reviewed April 14, 2018

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

Thank Daniel K
Reviewed March 6, 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

Reviewed January 27, 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
Reviewed January 15, 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.

Thank Bluerobin59
Reviewed January 11, 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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Ben S
September 22, 2018|
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Response from diazjx7 | Reviewed this property |
The teatro has ongoing tours all day every 30 minutes. Primary language is in English and Italian so you should have no problem just arriving to teatro and purchasing tickets there. For other type of tours not sure.
February 27, 2017|
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