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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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So unique

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 24, 2015
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malta
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malta
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90 reviews 90 reviews
21 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

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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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
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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47 reviews 47 reviews
25 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
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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407 reviews 407 reviews
101 attraction reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
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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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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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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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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