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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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We really enjoyed the tour to see the San Carlo theatre! What a great guide we had, speaking perfect English and showing and telling us the inns and outs of the theatre. I would recommend anyone to book the English tour to see this beautiful...More
Although the outside of the theatre is not really impressive, the inside is magnificent. We can only have access to it on a tour but it is really worth it, the explanations were given in Italian and English. We had the opportunity of discovering the...More
We loved our front row seats to watch a brilliant performance of Tosca. This theatre takes your breath away when you enter, it really is stunning. Tickets bought online, and printed them off at home easily. The website was a bit difficult to navigate to...More
the history of the building itself was the focus of the tour and it was in both italian and english with the italian being primarily spoken. so somewhat disappointing. the opera house itself is apparently the oldest still operating as such in italy...
Beautiful building, I can imagine a wonderful experience if I attended a performance. However, this was just a guided tour completely spoilt by the piano tuner plying his craft whilst we were there, trying but failing to hear the commentary. I thought he could have...More
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
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