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One of the biggest opera houses in Europe, Teatro Massimo is renowned for its excellent acoustiscs and holds over 1,300 seats.The venue hosts more than 130 music, opera and dance events every year.The exteriors are in neo-classical style with...more
Piazza Giuseppe Verdi, 90138, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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We paid the €20 for the full 1 hour tour rather than €8 for the 30 minute one, which we felt would’ve been so-so. That doesn’t distract from the MARVELOUS theater. We would’ve just been left wanting more. And got it.
Loved the back stage...More
This is a beautiful theater! There is a bar & restaurant if you are so inclined which we were not. But we HAD to go to a performance. So, we lucked out that there was on that Friday night. It was a symphony. And it...More
For a lovely walk at Palermo, Teatro Massimo is one of the most beautiful theatre buildings. But must be aware from people nearby asking for money. Palermo it's a marvelous city but could be much better if having more attention to sicilians way of living...More
We managed to get low price tickets to see Rigaletto by John Turturro.
Getting the tickets is a bit chaotic, as usual in Italy! She said it was standing but it wasn't we had seats with limited views.
The performance was spellbinding, helped by the...More
When I realized Teatro Massimo was only a 10 minute walk from our hotel, I went on their website and discovered Rigoletto was playing the evening we were arriving from Rome. I was able to book 2 tickets and pick them up that evening. The...More
We were lucky enough to arrange a tour within an hour of arriving! The Italian/English speaking guide was very informative, but unfortunately once in the main theatre all the lights were off, making it very difficult to see where we were going never mind being...More
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Normally a croissant or muffin and cappuccino or espresso is available - opposite are a couple of hotels you could try out for a continental breakfast and down the street are dozens of little bars and cafes serving mini... More
Normally a croissant or muffin and cappuccino or espresso is available - opposite are a couple of hotels you could try out for a continental breakfast and down the street are dozens of little bars and cafes serving mini pizzas and hot dogs and of course Sicilian breakfasts of brioche and ice cream! A must have with freshly squeezed orange juice and pomegranate at one or two catching onto new desire for other fresh fruit juices. Enjoy!!