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Via Salvatore Cognetti 8, 70121, Bari, Italy
+39 080 975 2840
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

Wonderful performance. We were fortunate enough to see this beautiful theater and to experience the opera during our visit to Bari

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We booked to see a ballet one night in June and we had mixed feelings about the venue, although mainly good. On the plus side it is a beautiful building, fairly new despite appearances due to a relatively recent rebuild, and the stage is spacious...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Very nice building from outside. We didn't had the chance to visit it inside but i am sure next time it will be a nice experience

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

We saw the outside to the theatre and read its history and wanted to see the inside, but did not want to pay for a city tour to do so and only had two days here. It turned out that there were a series of...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank Douglas T
Reviewed 26 April 2016

You'd never know it to look at it from the outside, but the Teatro Petruzelli shines like a jewel once viewed from inside. The acoustics are only surpassed by the 5-tier elegance. I recently was seated up high for a piano concert and was amazed...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Stan W
Reviewed 13 February 2016

After a long period of uncertainty when a fire almost destroyed completely the building, the theatre is now been restored to its original glory and is enjoying new vibrancy with both classical and more contemporary seasons. A real gem for culture in Bari.

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Erodotus
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

First time to theatre. I am pressed and considering annual subscription to the theatre. If you are in/to Bari it is a must see.

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed 19 November 2015

When I was walking from the railway station to the ferry port, I noticed this magnificent building in the distance and felt so attracted by it splendour that I took a detour and had a close look at it. I am really surprised to read...More

Date of experience: October 2015
3  Thank charles911
Reviewed 27 July 2015

I love opera and so it was nice to see the theathre again standing in the centre of Bari. The original theatre is quite old but of course after the fire has been completely reconstructed. Anyway, it has been constructed almost identical to the original...More

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank Rosario_it
Reviewed 22 June 2015

this is a Bari landmark and often used as a drop of point for taxis etc as there is easy short term parking inside, its a fabulous theatre , resplendent in pink and can be seen from miles away. I would have loved to see...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank andycoldham
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