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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 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
We went here to experience our first ever opera! The Massimo is wonderful in its old splendour. Great sound and space. In some reviews we read, people were suggesting to choose your box carefully as some offer better views than others. Seats were limited when...More
A fantastic night at the opera..
Cocktails outside prior to the show.
The theatre has many boxes, we shared one for a fabulous experience.
Although restored... outside the main auditorium are signs of water damage, but a grand building with excellent performers...full of locals who...More
We booked the tour which was not expensive since it was only about 30 minutes (you can book this directly at the theatre and do not need to book through a tour group). It's a beautiful theatre both inside and out and well worth the...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... 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!!