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La Scala Opera

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM, 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM, 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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This world-renowned opera house was built in 1778, where many composers wrote and conducted works including such greats as Rossini, Puccini, Verdi and Toscanini.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Via Filodrammatici 2, 20121 Milan, Italy
Centro Storico
+39 02 88791
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I watched the "Elektra" by Richard Strauss. Well... the performances, the singing , the whole experience stunning!!! the libretto is seeing behind each seat in 3 languages. Italian, English and whatever the language of the play. The dress code is not strict. Worth going a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sakalis
Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful interior, all red velvet and gold. The royal box is a must see, as are some of the adjacent boxes. The theatre halls are visually elegant but not as sumptuous as other european theatre houses.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Fernando P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One of the best Opera theatres in the world, to me the perfect place to enjoy a night full of music and romance. We visited the Museum an area full of memories of past performances. We had a guided tour. It is a must for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 128MARIAM128
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We saw the opera empty but it was something extraordinary to see this famous place...I would like to see an event there despite the fact that I don't here this kind of music but as far as I know, the prices are not so low

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ioannisktst
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

La Scala was a very beautiful place to visit. The third floors chambers were a really good experience. You feel like you entered another era. Unfortunately we couldn’t watch an opera because the days we visited there was a premier and the tickets were 600€...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank danaikir
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I visited the opera when it was open to VIP only however the event finished early so they allowed visits to museum and opera house in early afternoon everyone was so polite and went out the way to be helpful and there customer service is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PopeDaveThe1st
Reviewed 1 week ago

La Scala museum is great, with a peek to the auditorium through the boxes. Plenty of exhibits related to the famous people associated with La Scala, and a collection of fun musical instruments. If you are not enough of an opera lover to attend a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank IlyaBurlak
Reviewed 1 week ago

1) I recently did the biggest mistake of buying tickets with this company: hopefully, you will be more careful. I paid 500 Euros for 3 tickets, which the price at the La Scala 150 Euros, and in the end I got worth tickets 2 together...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 555Roma_Italia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Attending the Opera at one of the Grand Opera Houses was one of those things for the bucket list , so when we were in Milan we grabbed the opportunity .La Scala ticked all the boxes for an experience large elaborate sets, great performers and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rob H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited quite a while ago, but my memories are still very much alive. Fantastic venue with greatest performers under its roof. Visited with my husband twice in 2009 and 2018. Both times we were blown away. Everything. Sound quality, costumes, scenography. It's one of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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13 November 2018|
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Response from wrldtrvlr84 | Reviewed this property |
I have seen them from £80 to £300. It seems you have to check for a specific opera. Some productions have certain performances with special rates for seniors or younger people. They also have certain half-price... More
31 October 2018|
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Response from MarkJ586 | Reviewed this property |
You should be fine with the e ticket.
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Response from DanieleH606 | Reviewed this property |
I printed them but I do not remember if others were showing tickets on mobiles.