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La Scala Opera

#30 of 1 032 things to do in Milan
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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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Via Filodrammatici 2, 20121 Milan, Italy
+39 02 88791
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Reviewed 4 days ago

we went to see la traviatta last week when we visit millano. it was very expensive but it worth evry penny we spent. it was once in a lifetime experience whitch we highly recommend to anyone who can affort it.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

is an opera house in Milan, Italy. The theatre was inaugurated on 3 August 1778 and was originally known as the Nuovo Regio Ducale Teatro alla Scala (New Royal-Ducal Theatre alla Scala). The premiere performance was Antonio Salieri's Europa riconosciuta.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank doraabela
Reviewed 1 week ago

whether catching an operatic performance or just coming in to witness the building, you will be taken aback by the wonders hiding inside.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank robmooretravel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful building, not so much on outside as inside where rich furnishing and incredible acoustics will enable you to attend world class opera performance. Highly recommend this!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 47jelenac
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is something that is “must see” if you like opera and you want to feel the spirit. If there are no available tickets you can always see the museum

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank sonyan495
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a nice experience visiting the Opera of Milan, the interior and architecture is fantastic, unfortunately we did not attend a concert but I would like to do so in the future!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Marietta T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you love opera - mush visit Scala. The sound is indeed great and artists performed very well. Day-time performance leave a slot for a dinner afterwards.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did an unplanned visit to the museum as we were walking past and it was well worth it. Before you buy a ticket make sure you check there isn’t a performance or rehearsal taking place so you can look inside the theatre from one...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First visit and was blown away, performance was excellent and the theatre is stunning. If you have the chance to go - don’t miss it a must if in Milan.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We expected Teatro alla Scala to be magnificent and it was. A beautiful theatre and the performance (La Traviata) was wonderful. The stage sets were glorious and the soprano was superb.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Sue S
5 February 2019|
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Response from MarkJ586 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about that, but, obviously line up early. It is such a beautiful opera house and the sound is just beyond incredible
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
30 October 2018|
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Response from MarkJ586 | Reviewed this property |
You should be fine with the e ticket.