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Fantastic, absolute masterpiece

Mozart played here on January 16th, 1770. Built between 1767 and 1769, the theater was designed by... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Mantua, Italy
A Little Gem

On our visit to Mantova we advised a visit to the theatre 🎭 would be a thing to do. Glad we did... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Arundel, United Kingdom
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Via Accademia 47, Mantua, Italy
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

Mozart played here on January 16th, 1770. Built between 1767 and 1769, the theater was designed by Antonio Galli Bibiena from Parma, commissioned by the rector of the Accademia dei Timidi, Count Carlo Ottavio of Colloredo, with the aim of hosting mainly scientific meetings, but...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

On our visit to Mantova we advised a visit to the theatre 🎭 would be a thing to do. Glad we did, very friendly receptionist, amazing interior and well laid out, steeped in history. It must be wonderful to visit to see a performance. Well...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank teenager65
Reviewed 7 October 2018

It's a small and beautiful theatre. The visit does not include the backstage, but it's worthwhile. It's so magic that you can imagine musicians perfoming there even when the stage is empty!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank IsabelRuteSM
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

The idea of paying to walk around a theatre, even one with the amazing history that this one has, was not one that seemed of great interest. How wrong can one be? It is lovely and worth a few euros of anyone's money.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 629adrianb
Reviewed 17 May 2018

We visited on the Mantua card during the day, so, so pretty and were lucky enough to go back in the evening and enjoy a performance. If you are lucky enough to be in Mantua, this theatre is a must visit place, even if it's...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Racegoer2014
Reviewed 5 May 2018

We visited this theater with our tour, and it’s wonderful. The interior is stunning! We went to front of theater and turned to view entire interior and the design is just amazing. The historical architecture is beautiful. I have never seen such a wonderful structure....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Lazlo44
Reviewed 18 January 2018

This little theater is simply breathtaking for its beauty. Quite small in surface, one can visit for a small fee (Jan 2018: 2€) and wonder around the ground floor and up just on flight of stairs so you can catch a glimpse from slightly higher....More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank inch1957
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Stunning is the word to use for this beautiful theatre. A real must to take the time to experience when you are in Mantua. Truly beautiful. Sit and admire and enjoy the surrounds. Do yourself a favour.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank SusanP196
Reviewed 14 October 2017

This is a really beautiful theatre that you can visit for a small charge. You can walk around at ground level and then go up to a first floor box to see the view from there. It was built in 1796 and Mozart gave his...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank ES1211
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This is a must! Simply one of the most beautiful and fascinating places on our trip so far. Very good value entrance fee and captivating from the start. No time pressure when we visited so whizz through. We were able to sit and take in...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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22 April 2018|
Response from livesimple2007 |
Tourist information in the Piazza Erbe Have all info Carmen is on tonight 7th October and Grand Gala On 14th Concerts seem to start at 5pm
27 February 2017|
Response from SiRi C | Reviewed this property |
Tuesday to Wednesday: 10.00-13.00 and 15.00-18.00 Saturday, Sunday, Holidays: 10.00-18.00 Closed on Mondays. You're welcome!!!
18 September 2016|
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Response from SiRi C | Reviewed this property |
Open on Sundays 10-18