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The Teatro di San Carlo was designed by the architects Giovanni Antonio Medrano and Angelo Carasale for the monarch since Charles wanted a new and larger theatre for Naples to replace the old and dilapidated Teatro San Bartolomeo of 1621. On 12...more
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Via San Carlo 98 / F, 80132, Naples, Italy
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+39 081 797 2468
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our front row seats to watch a brilliant performance of Tosca. This theatre takes your breath away when you enter, it really is stunning. Tickets bought online, and printed them off at home easily. The website was a bit difficult to navigate to...More

Thank Sahara D
Reviewed 1 week ago

the history of the building itself was the focus of the tour and it was in both italian and english with the italian being primarily spoken. so somewhat disappointing. the opera house itself is apparently the oldest still operating as such in italy...

Thank ivyU_s_a_
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restoration has brought this historical landmark up to the present with all the trappings of it's glorious past.

Thank Cocciolino2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful building, I can imagine a wonderful experience if I attended a performance. However, this was just a guided tour completely spoilt by the piano tuner plying his craft whilst we were there, trying but failing to hear the commentary. I thought he could have...More

Thank JambonatSydney
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful theatre Took the 45 minute tour with a guide they offer Worth a visit if you have the time

Thank Rojeh123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an informative tour by a lovely guide giving us lots of history of the building and those who performed here. Definitely should be included to any visit to Naples.

Thank ToniMcKeen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Opera Sancarlo is a very beautiful building. On the performance there were mostly local people. There is dress-code here, no shorts! There are even black suits with bow ties. The Opera house is one of the oldest in Europe. Everything is perfectly organized. Above the...More

Thank Zuevy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gift yourself, it is a must on your visit to Naples. We were lucky enough to catch show with perfect seats in a box in the grand circle which were very reasonably priced.

Thank ZebJaved
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The theater is currently covered from the outside, however, the inside is what matters here. The theater room is extremely beautiful, unlike anything I have ever seen. The guided tour is in English and Italian and lasts about an hour, we had a good guide,...More

Thank Zsarnai L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've visited Napoli twice this year and both of my visits were fantastic. I had the chance to join a guided tour in Teatro di San Carlo, next time I would love to attend a concert there. p.s. It would be even more fantastic if...More

Thank Sezgi O
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3 July 2018|
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Response from Diane M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you might get lucky- we saw opera there in early January. And if not that, they do the Nutcracker ballet right thru the holiday season. We found that time of year to be quite busty in Naples- lots of Italian tourists
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AmpedAF
21 February 2018|
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Response from Fpny | Reviewed this property |
Yes. But ask for the fare and get a receipt
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20 February 2018|
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Response from Dalia332 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, j think you can book taxi after your concert. J don't remember if there's a taxis area outside, sorry.
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