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Teatro Mancinelli

Corso Cavour 122, 05018, Orvieto, Italy
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Delightful Theater in a Delightful City

While there was no performance scheduled during my recent time in Orvieto, I did visit Teatro... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2016
Tom A
Highlands, New Jersey
Amazing hidden self tour

This theatre has shows running and is still in business. During the day you can pay 2 Euro and... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2016
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“jewel box” (3 reviews)
“opera house” (2 reviews)
Corso Cavour 122, 05018, Orvieto, Italy
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

While there was no performance scheduled during my recent time in Orvieto, I did visit Teatro Mancinelli. Reminiscent of opera houses in Rome and Venice, if more intimate, it has a lovely style and should sound quite good, I expect. I'll try to arrange attendance...More

Thank Tom A
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This theatre has shows running and is still in business. During the day you can pay 2 Euro and visit the theatre. It was a very unique experience to wonder the theatre and discover all the rooms and backstage secrets. This is a self guided...More

1  Thank Maddydilski
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Beautiful theater with lots of history. It only costs 2 euros to step back in time. The theater itself is still putting on productions. You can tour the main floor, orchestra section and then make your way into the boxes and private event rooms. The...More

Thank sket101
Reviewed 25 May 2016

We visited in May - 2 euros each for a non-guided visit. We were the only people there during our 20 minute stay and wondered why more people had not taken the trouble to come and look at such a beautiful and perfectly restored working...More

Thank Simon_de_Montfort
Reviewed 14 April 2016

This little jewel box of an opera house is a beauty! 2€ for self tour and takes less than an hour. Features old chandelier that used to be lit by candles and can still be lowered and raised manually. Ceiling has paintings of twelve maidens,...More

Thank onlaydoc
Reviewed 8 January 2016

This theater now holds a special place in our hearts as we toured it with the owner's proud father who beamed the whole time as he told us all about it! The theater is beautifully maintained, and has friendly staff and a great selection at...More

Thank Joltofwit
Reviewed 19 July 2015

A friend I met in Orvieto showed me a few gems in that amazing little city, and one of them was Teatro Mancinelli. I didn't get to see a show, but we did peek in the grand theater and there was a rock band rehearsing/sound-checking....More

Thank lynette_cypress
Reviewed 5 April 2015 via mobile

The beautifully decorated theatre cafe serves as an introduction. Pay a couple of Euros and take yourself around the building, visiting each level and the main auditorium. The frescos are wonderful and main screen depicting a scene from the town's history is remarkable. We visited...More

2  Thank Roskers
Reviewed 16 January 2015

To complete my day of wonderful sightseeing I called into Teatro Mancinelli. First opened in May 1866, after restoration it reopened to the public in 1993. Given the opulence of this tiny theatre, which has 4 tiers plus stalls; the tiers are beautifully decorated in...More

2  Thank 35yrdream
Reviewed 6 June 2014

We were unaware that Orvieto had an opera house (which is what the Teatro Mancinelli really is). Our guide book says nothing about it (black mark, Rough Guide!) but we saw a street poster advertising tours of the theatre. At the bar attached to it...More

2  Thank MartinW_Dublin
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