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The Teatro di San Carlo was designed by the architects Giovanni Antonio Medrano and Angelo Carasale for the monarch since Charles wanted a new and larger theatre for Naples to replace the old and dilapidated Teatro San Bartolomeo of 1621. On 12...more
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Opera Sancarlo is a very beautiful building. On the performance there were mostly local people. There is dress-code here, no shorts! There are even black suits with bow ties.
The Opera house is one of the oldest in Europe. Everything is perfectly organized. Above the...More
The theater is currently covered from the outside, however, the inside is what matters here. The theater room is extremely beautiful, unlike anything I have ever seen. The guided tour is in English and Italian and lasts about an hour, we had a good guide,...More
I've visited Napoli twice this year and both of my visits were fantastic. I had the chance to join a guided tour in Teatro di San Carlo, next time I would love to attend a concert there. p.s. It would be even more fantastic if...More
You see very little during the guided "tour" and what you hear you might as well read online. The opera hall is very beautiful for sure but you're better of saving your money for the opera tickets instead.
Spectacular theatre - very impressed with the restoration and magnificence.
We went to a late concert on a Saturday evening and totally enjoyed the whole experience- great atmosphere, beautiful theatre. Mainly people from Naples attending and all very dressed up and glamorous!
Well worth a...More
I saw La Traviata here last week. The person in the box office spoke very good English and was very helpful. Ticket prices were below US levels, including box seats, a great US rarity.
The spectacular building has been beautifully restored including air conditioning, comfortable...More
Yes, you might get lucky- we saw opera there in early January. And if not that, they do the Nutcracker ballet right thru the holiday season.
We found that time of year to be quite busty in Naples- lots of Italian tourists