The oldest theatre in
Teatro di San Carlo4
Why locals love it
The San Carlo Theatre is considered one of the greatest temples of opera and ballet in Italy. What’s more, its beauty and spectacular performances rival the best in the world. This Naples landmark is impeccably kept; its history and splendour being a source of pride among locals.
Why you should visit it
Upon visiting San Carlo, Stendhal said: “There is nothing in all of Europe comparable to this theatre, that gives the slightest idea of what it is like. It dazzles the eyes, enraptures the soul”. Located in the centre of Naples between the Royal Palace and Galleria Umberto I, it’s a sight that will amaze you with its beauty.
When buying tickets, try asking to attend the scheduled rehearsals. Maybe you’ll be lucky!