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One of the biggest opera houses in Europe, Teatro Massimo is renowned for its excellent acoustiscs and holds over 1,300 seats.The venue hosts more than 130 music, opera and dance events every year.The exteriors are in neo-classical style with...more
Piazza Giuseppe Verdi, 90138, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 605 3580
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This dates back to the 19th century and is an amazing theatre. Views from the roof are incredible. I loved the piazza in front as well. Wonderful photo op.

Thank easterntreker
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

One of the great landmaks of Palermo other than chiesas. This is one of the great opera houses of Italy. The guided tour can contain three parts: the theater, the backstage and the rooftop. The theater is superb with typical traced of wear from humid...More

Thank PhilippeM10
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful building in Palermo. Surrounded with incredible architecture and beauty. Al Pacino eat yer heart out!!!

Thank Dommags
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

As a late 19th century building this is really beautiful. It lives up to its name and it is huge and wonderful to see lit up at night. I attended a performance here in mid September and here’s what I took away: Ticket collection was...More

Thank IvanaSydney2010
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the tour around the place including to the roof. Our guide was very knowledgeable and this was one interesting tour. Make sure you do the roof bit the views from up there are the best and better than from the cathedral

Thank Richard3150
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another must see in Palermo! This building is unveliable. Also this place is vey busy, so be aware of pickpockets!

Thank Lucie H
Reviewed 1 week ago

it took them twenty five years of reconstruction that returned this theater to its original splendor, you cannot go to Palermo without seeing one of its most valuable attractions. It is worth visiting at night too.

Thank Naame1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful building on a charming piazza. Guided tour of the theater (8Euro), including sitting in the royal box. It is quite amazing that such an extravagant theater could have been built in Palermo.

Thank Joyce123456
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice and easy stop. The tour is quite short, thirty minutes or so, and is a bit uninspired, but sitting near the stage on the main floor and in the front row of the Royal Box (with plenty of time for pictures)...More

Thank Caroljk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Other reviews have mentioned the size and (somewhat faded) beauty of this truly imposing building. I recommend the 30 minute guided tour, which gets you into the theater (there might even be some dancers practicing on stage) and even the royal box. Italian and English...More

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Response from VintagePR | Reviewed this property |
Yes the libretto is shown on the screen both in Italian and in English 👍
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Response from Carrie P | Reviewed this property |
Normally a croissant or muffin and cappuccino or espresso is available - opposite are a couple of hotels you could try out for a continental breakfast and down the street are dozens of little bars and cafes serving mini... More