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Teatro Petruzzelli

Via Salvatore Cognetti 8, 70121, Bari, Italy
+39 080 975 2840
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Via Salvatore Cognetti 8, 70121, Bari, Italy
Via Salvatore Cognetti 8, 70121, Bari, Italy
+39 080 975 2840
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Reviewed 4 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

1  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

Thank Stan W
Reviewed 12 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.

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.

Thank auhamada
Reviewed 18 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

3  Thank charles911
Reviewed 26 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

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

Thank andycoldham
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

This Beautiful Theatre Building is one of the best sights of Bari city.With its very nice colourful outside appearance,it attracts the people.We have just seen and paid a short visit to this nice theatre only due to our very tight schedule.Otherwise,it would be very nice...More

2  Thank junior1907
Reviewed 10 April 2015 via mobile

I watched the othello before...but I don't remember exactly when.. it was a fantastic opera. I can't forget this gorgeous memory of Petruzzell. (anyway I can't choose earlier date more than may 2014. I mean May 2014 is the most oldest month that I can...More

1  Thank In-Mo J
Reviewed 30 September 2014

as you know this theatre has been burnt and rebuild . it is really great but the shows are few and above all operas and ballet .

Thank Daniela L
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