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Very beautiful and historic place

Impressive and beautiful. You can feel like you are transported in time.I only wished I had... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Miami, Florida
well informed guide

our guide was excellent in passing on the history of the theatre and took the time to explain... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
cath t
Newcastle, Australia
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Via Giuseppe Perrotta 12, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 730 6111
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Impressive and beautiful. You can feel like you are transported in time.I only wished I had opportunity to experience an OPERA while visiting.

Thank diazjx7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

our guide was excellent in passing on the history of the theatre and took the time to explain interesting details.

Thank cath t
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Was lucky to arrive just as the tour was starting. Wow what a place. Have been to the opera house in Vienna but this is stunning. Our tour guide was very informative about the history of the Opera house and Vincenzo Bellini making the place...More

1  Thank 859iainh
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Luckily for us there was a show on, and thoroughly recommend. We were made very welcome by the staff, and even greeted by the Director to check we understood the programme and were happy. The acoustics and decor inside are really stunning with a full...More

1  Thank Marengla
Reviewed 15 April 2018

I found this pretty building when I try to find shortcut and this theatre and piazza is really nice to see

Thank Daniel K
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Surrounded by interesting neoclassical buildings and a refreshing fountain, the plaza in front of the theater is a great spot to walk through or sit for a minute and relax. I only admired the theater from the outside but its architecture and intricate details are...More

Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Having toured many opera houses around the world - including Teatro Massimo in Palermo - I wanted to include a tour of Teatro Massimo Bellini during my stay this week in Catania. The opera house only gives tours on certain days of the week and...More

Thank Joe G
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Wanted to go here to see Opera but couldn’t get to see one so visited the building. It is beautiful and well worth a visit . The square in front has cafes and bars. The building is historic and impressive.

Thank Bluerobin59
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Modest in size, but impressive in its exterior detail. I didn't enter but I think the plaza in front of the theatre is one of Catania's best. Small, with a fountain, it has a few good restaurants right nearby and is busy at night.

Thank Brogan J
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We saw TEATRO MASSIMO BELLINI from "outside" ONLY..........But it is the most amazing ARCHITECTURE find and happy experience of our lives.......We took photos. We drank coffee in the local restaurant nearby. We met fellow tourists and local Italians......all in awe......We were able to enjoy the...More

Thank Frank G
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27 February 2017|
Response from magoodliffe | Reviewed this property |
Sorry can't help, as we only went round the guided tour. It will be worth the effort as I'm sure it will be amazing
Kathryn R
18 September 2016|
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Response from mafaldaanahi | Reviewed this property |
hi, sorry I have not been on the site for a long time.so I guess its too late.we just went there on the day of the show and there were seats.