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This world famous opera house, burned to the ground in 1996, has been rebuilt amongst much scandal and drama: its modern beauty and complex history ensure its place among the most celebrated monuments in Italian history.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Campo San Fantin | San Marco 1965, 30124 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went to see Il Re Pastore during our visit in Venice. This was the first time either of us attended the Opera. The Opera itself was breathtakingly beautiful filled with so much talent. The theater itself had extremely kind staff and the interiors left...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank juldemaar
Reviewed 1 week ago

La Fenice is the cosy, opulent Opera House of Venice. You breath Venice in here. It's cosy, it's rich, but yet secluded, hidden and unexpected. Facilities are not top notch, I would say understated and cold... Still it takes you back in time, with less...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank MatCerri
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only €11 for a self-guided tour of this beautiful venue. Fascinating history with informative audio guide. Great value. A must for theatre fans and non- theatre muggles alike!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ratcardiff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked our tickets online before the trip to the Teatro La Fenice - the Opera in Venice for the Barber of Seville presentation. Picked up the tickets at Will Call window and all worked smoothly & seamlessly. Great production of the Barber in charming...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David B L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In a city not always known for friendliness my reception on buying a ticket was cold, to say the least. Lovely building but audioguide is so boring and spoken in a dreary monotone.You get little sense of the artistic excitement if the place.i was hooing...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank WorldMichelin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worth the money for the tour if you can't get a ticket for a performance. There's an audio commentary and I have to say it's a bit condescending and naff, but I loved being able to look around.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank 841nicholasr
Reviewed 16 January 2019

Capodanno New Year’s Day concert 2019, and all the concerts before, since it was rebuilt, to its majestic self. Truly a wonderful building that brings to us all a feast of musical magic. Theatre, opera, concerts, an experience that will leave you wanting....

Date of experience: January 2019
3  Thank saturnia
Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

Brought my mum to the world famous opera house to see Shakespeare in Venice. Didn't start well when they made us all queue outside in the cold street until 11.45 before they opened the doors for the noon performance. Next, no cloakroom facility offered. Take...More

Date of experience: January 2019
3  Thank Sven_goran_erikson
Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

Probably one of best and most impressive musical events I have ever attended in the last 50 years. Teatro La Fenice is a beautiful theater, just the right size. A wonderful program, with much more variation then other New Year’s concerts, a fine orchestra and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank jeanpierref879
Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

Went there on my short stay in Venice , was a great experience to see where maria Callas has performed many times, a great achitecture, Loved this place , Recommended if U happen to be In Venice

Date of experience: January 2019
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bernadettechinnock
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Response from lazs2014 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you need to by a ticket and then go to the bar to collect your drink and it is very busy, so buy before is good advice. Have a great time, it is a wonderful theatre.
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bernadettechinnock
30 December 2018|
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Response from Davidfirving | Reviewed this property |
For Macbeth there were 2 intervals. There were drinks available.
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bluebritain
3 October 2018|
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Response from FrenchCactus | Reviewed this property |
Having done both (box in 1st floor and seat in row D), I highly recommend row D. You have a better view of the stage and are closer to the orchestra.
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