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The idea of paying to walk around a theatre, even one with the amazing history that this one has... read more

Reviewed June 7, 2018
Adrian B
Bakewell, United Kingdom
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The most beautiful theatre.

We visited on the Mantua card during the day, so, so pretty and were lucky enough to go back in the... read more

Reviewed May 17, 2018
Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 7, 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.

Thank Adrian B
Reviewed May 17, 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

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Reviewed May 5, 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

Thank Lazlo44
Reviewed January 18, 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

2  Thank Charles I
Reviewed December 28, 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.

Thank SusanP196
Reviewed October 14, 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

Thank ES1211
Reviewed August 15, 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

2  Thank Becky K
Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

Any visit to Mantova should include a visit to this beautiful opera house. Away from the Main Street it is easy to miss, but seek it out and it will be worthwhile.

1  Thank timliu00
Reviewed April 20, 2017

We were fortunate to arrive as a youth orchestra was in practice. Beautiful theatre. To be in this theatre is magical and one must walk up the aisle and do a 360 to get the full impact of the space. Definitely a must when in...More

Thank ThePats340
Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

You can walk with your kids on the stage where a 14 years old Mozart Played his first italian concert.or you can just sit and admire this jewel ,one of the most Beautiful Venues in europe.

3  Thank Fabrizio M
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February 26, 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!!!
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Response from SiRi C | Reviewed this property |
Open on Sundays 10-18