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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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Via San Carlo 98 / F, 80132, Naples, Italy
+39 081 797 2412
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Reviewed 13 July 2018

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

Thank ZsarnaiL
Reviewed 10 July 2018

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

Thank Sezgi O
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

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.

Thank TPAT75
Reviewed 26 June 2018

very wonderful place, terrific! want to come back and see it again, it was a joy to see it, the city is really great

Thank LuchaLuchador
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

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

Thank 922carolynw
Reviewed 24 June 2018

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

Thank CaptBill2
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

A must visit in Naples this opera house the first ever built is spectacular. Area around the Opera house shops, buildings is also worth sometime. I found the main streets in Naples quite safe.

Thank AmpedAF
Reviewed 3 June 2018

I didn't think I liked opera but we were lucky enough to tour this beautiful opera house and sit in a box during a rehearsal with a full orchestra in the pit and opera singers (in jeans) on stage. Our tour ended in Naples and...More

Thank clf27
Reviewed 22 May 2018

I was so glad to see the theatre through the tour offered there. It was a great way to hear the history of this splendid building. It is absolutely gorgeous! I loved being able to sit in the Royal Box (and understand why all the...More

Thank cravingescape
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful surprise. Easy to walk through and well worth the time. Enjoyed our visit and walking the surrounding area.

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Maria A
4 July 2018|
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Response from Diane M | Reviewed this property |
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
21 February 2018|
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Response from Fpny | Reviewed this property |
Yes. But ask for the fare and get a receipt
21 February 2018|
Response from Dalia332 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, j think you can book taxi after your concert. J don't remember if there's a taxis area outside, sorry.
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