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Teatro dei Pupi

Via della Giudecca, 22, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 465540
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Delightful show

We went to the theatre as part of a tour -- this was not something that we had sought. But we had... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
John & Carol
Great fun -- even if you are not a kid

Don't be worried if you are not a kid or do not speak Italian. There are only so many things that... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
Seattle, Washington
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“puppet show” (16 reviews)
“great fun” (11 reviews)
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Via della Giudecca, 22, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 465540
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

We went to the theatre as part of a tour -- this was not something that we had sought. But we had a delightful time. The marionettes were just amazing.

Thank John & Carol
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Don't be worried if you are not a kid or do not speak Italian. There are only so many things that puppets can do -- fight a giant, kill a dragon, mix it up with a monk, or . . . I won't ruin the...More

Thank NotJoeThePlumber
Reviewed 11 April 2017

A puppet theater wasn't on our list of places we ever dreamed of going during our many travels abroad, but this option was on the list of available activities on a recent group tour that stopped in Siracusa. The small theater was filled to capacity,...More

1  Thank 298DickZ
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We were not very excited about a puppet show, but went as part of a group tour and had a great time. The show only lasts about 45 minutes and is entirely in Italian, so while we did not understand all the details of the...More

Thank rustycat83
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Attended this show as part of a Rick Steves Tour Group. We thought it might be silly, a "poopy" (sort of their pronunciation) show! But, it was great fun and fascinating to watch the process. Great fights between warring puppet knights, fun sound effects and...More

1  Thank Marycbgc
Reviewed 30 October 2016

What a treat! I was not too happy about going to this puppet theater figuring that it was some kinda schlocky deal. What a surprise. They handed you the description of what was to occur during the short play featuring the puppets. Hmmm. Not really...More

3  Thank Barry M
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We saw a notice at a bar advertising this theatre so went along to see what it was all about. A good job that we arrived early as it became full quite quickly. It is all in Italian but you are given a leaflet that...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

My 3 & 5 y/o loved the show. Must go for families. The show is at 17:30 then walk to dinner. Nice size theater and available tickets at showtime

1  Thank mbelforti
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We saw a 35-minute performance of the puppet theater on Ortigia as part of an organized tour group, and it was a wonderful experience. The show was a melodrama, all in Italian, featuring gallant knights, a damsel in distress, dragons, and villains. Prior to the...More

2  Thank RebelVirginia
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Wow, we stepped back in time to enjoy an absorbing, colourful, exciting and unique piece of theatre in a tiny little puppet theatre in Ortigia! The story concerned Orlando and his adventures, rescuing maidens, fighting Saracens (these exploits were accompanied by sound effects and enthusiastiic...More

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Kris G
22 August 2017|
Response from TeatroDeiPupi | Property representative |
Dear Sir / Madam Our theater is located in the historic city center, so the area is limited to traffic. You can find the following parking at the entrance of Ortigia: Molo Sant'Antonio e Talete. Thank you Best... More
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