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Teatro Massimo Bellini

via Perrotta 12, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 7306111
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Ranked #13 of 77 attractions in Catania
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters
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Meridian, Idaho
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Good Teatro to see. Unfortunately its like all the others. Nothing really set it apart from anything else.

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Haifa, Israel
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We just arrived in Catania and wandered on its streets. Impressed by the beautiful facade of the Teatro , we discovered that a Ballet Gala Performance was inside, but it began a 30 minutes ago. We were completely amazed when , the manager in charge hearing and seeing our disappointment offered us a couple of tickets as his guests !... More

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Would probably have been good if we were allowed access but for some reason we were not allowed in. We were extremely disappointed as this was something that looked really impressive in the guide books.

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South Coast UK
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

As with other reviews, it was closed.....architectural gem. Shame it's in Catania where the graffiti is second only to Belgrade in Europe! Why don't people care about their town!

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bangkok
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

A historic opera house and concert hall, on a street named after Maria Callas, though it is hard to find out online what is playing, and impossible to purchase tickets online. Go to the box office once you arrive in town, and get whatever tickets or performance that are available. The above average acoustics and the classical design and decoration... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
4 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

An interesting old theater with some great monuments ontop... sadly we were unable to get inside on the day we visited.

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Rehovot, Israel
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

One of the most attractive piazzas in Catania, especially for the young generation. Very active at night, especially during the weekends. good trattorias and gelaterias. The tharte is magnificent. Try to get tickets to concerts etc. it is worth it.

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Catania, Italy
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Beautiful location to watch a beautiful show. Saw Giselle here in March 2013. Lovely exterior (though watch your purses, there are pickpockets who loiter here), lovely interior. My husband and I opted for gallery seating and realized this was not ideal for us as we are rather tall compared to the locals (he is 6'2", I'm 5'8")… the seats were... More

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Catania, Italy
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46 reviews 46 reviews
23 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

We have had the pleasure of visiting the Opera House on several occasions now & our most recent trip was to see Madame Butterfly. It was exquisite! Hope to go again soon! The floor seats are best for comfort & room, but the upper seats, while tighter, give a better overall view of the show. If you are a tall... More

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Bern, Switzerland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Would have been great to be able to get inside as the guide book has lots of good things to say about it.

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