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Teatro Massimo Bellini

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Address: via Perrotta 12, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: +39 095 7306111
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Beautiful theatre, great tour

The theatre is beautiful from the outside and is simply amazing on the inside. You have to join a tour in order to see the insides and it is worth every penny of it (only €5 for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The theatre is beautiful from the outside and is simply amazing on the inside. You have to join a tour in order to see the insides and it is worth every penny of it (only €5 for an hour tour). The theatre tour is not available on some days, so do check their website before going. Our tour guide speaks... More 

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KINGSVILLE
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

The theatre is wonderful outside and inside. It is extremely reach of decorations, fantastic walls outside and unforgetable paints inside, in the roof. When the opera start we understand that also the orchersta of Teatro Massimo Bellini is an excelllence. Congratulation to the people of the city to own this magic reality!

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Malta
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92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

A theatre whose facade and location is unique. It is set in a pedestrian area and its Catanese architecture makes it one of the most imposing. It is, however, in need of a thorough restoration on the outside!

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Melbourne
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Visit this fantastic building and you will not be disappointed. A magnificent lactation for afternoon lunch

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Could not get access inside but the building looked fantastic, spoilt a little by some banner protest from the roof.

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Florianopolis, SC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

But looks beatiful, in the square where the Teatro is, young people gather to play music and enjoy the night. Don't miss it!

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Florence
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This is one of most beautiful corner in Catania. Located few steps from Piazza Duomo and Via Etnea, it's a quite impressive building. We only had a look from the outside but if you got time I really think it worths to spend some to visit it. Guided visits are available. The view even from the outside is something special.... More 

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New Westminster, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Teatro Bellini itself is a glorious homage to a period of symphonic and opera greatness. Dressed in its Barogue architecture, overstated roccoco design the hall is a marvel of sound and beauty. I was fortunate to have heard the local Bellini orchestra perform a Brahms concert and being a long time classics fanatic I was so very pleased with the... More 

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Meridian, Idaho
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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 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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