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Theater alla Scala Tips (57)

Lend Me a Tenor!

Perhaps the most venerated temple to opera in the world is the Teatro alla Scala but its outside appearance seems to belie its internal beauty. Designed by architect Giuseppe Piermarini, La Scala...
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starship
Mar 16, 2016

Seating in the galleries

The two upper tiers at La Scala are known as the galleries. For my second evening at La Scala I paid EUR 24.00 for a ticket in the last row of the topmost gallery. From the seat itself I could see...
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Nemorino
Sep 04, 2014

Getting tickets for La Scala

If for some reason you would like to attend an opera performance at Milan's Teatro alla Scala (even after reading my other tips, LOL), you of course have to buy a ticket, which can be a problem since...
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Nemorino
Jul 21, 2014

Views of Teatro alla Scala

When I took this first photo on a sunny spring morning I was trying to get La Scala from the same angle as in a famous painting by Angelo Inganni from the year 1852. At that time the opera house was...
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Nemorino
May 08, 2014

Teatro La Scala

La Scala, Italy's best-known theater, is located alongside the church of St. Maria della Scala, built by Bernabo Visconti's vife Regina della Scala, in 1381. The theatre was officially inaugurated on...
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croisbeauty
Jan 30, 2014

La Scala Opera House.

This building is set on a beautiful square, but is possibly the least attractive building on the square. The square also houses a museum and has a statue of Leonardo Da Vinci.The La Scala was built at...
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IreneMcKay
Jan 07, 2014

La Scala

After the stunning cathedral and galleria I was expecting something special from the world famous La Scala opera house, but it struck me as a little ordinary after the wonders of the Piazzo Duomo....
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antistar
Nov 20, 2013

Box seats at La Scala

On one of my Strasbourg tips I noted that I had paid 46.80 Euros at the Strasbourg opera house for a seat with only a partial view of the stage.At the time this struck me as being rather crass, but it...
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Nemorino
Sep 07, 2013

New additions to La Scala

When the Teatro alla Scala was closed for restructuring at the beginning of 2002 they didn't exactly tell the general public what they were planning to do.About a year later there was a huge outcry...
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Nemorino
Jun 09, 2013

La Scala Opera House (Teatro alla Scala)

Easily one of the world's best known opera houses or performance halls, the Teatro all Scala and its accompanying museum are a must see for any visitor to Milano with an interest in music.The curtain...
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basstbn
Mar 19, 2013

Teatro alla Scala

The Teatro alla Scala is one of the things Milan is most famous for, and it is one of the most famous opera houses in the world. I must admit that I don't know much about opera, but it was still on...
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ettiewyn
Sep 02, 2012

Teatro alla Scala

If not the birthplace of Italian opera, it is certainly where Italian opera got it's soul. Rather plain from the outside, it hides the great opera inside. It opened August 3, 1778 after replacing the...
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Roadquill
Aug 06, 2012
 
 
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"MILAN - As I've always wanted to visit"
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Chiesa San Fedele - Church

One of Tibaldi’s most famous designs, San Fedele in Milan, built for the Jesuits, combined a creative interior spatial enclosure with a strong expression of the architectural Orders. Named after the...
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Museum Poldi Pezzoli

This private museum exists since 1881. It was founded by the collector Gian Giacomo Poldi Pezzoli who spent all his life for collecting of artifacts representing ancient, medieval, renaissance and...
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Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

This arcade links Duomo Square with the La Scala Opera House. It was designed by architect Giuseppe Mengoni, and named after King Victor Emmanuel II. The Galleria was inaugurated on September 15,...
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Duomo - Cathedral

I made an effort, and was able to get to the city centre where I made a visit to the Duomo. It was a reasonably warm day and waiting for a ticket was not an unpleasant experience. Security seems to...
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Chiesa San Carlo al Corso - Church

San Carlo al Corso is a neo-classic church in the center of Milan. It was built to replace the medieval church of Santa Maria dei Servi. The construction and the design themselves were inspired by the...
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Palazzo dei Giureconsulti

Palazzo dei Giureconsulti (I am not sure about the exact translation into English but maybe something like Palace of Legal Consulting) is located on Piazza dei Mercanti and in the Middle Ages, it was...
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Getting to Theater alla Scala

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Piazza della Scala

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  • Sunday Closed
  • Monday 09:00 to 12:30
    13:30 to 17:30
  • Tuesday 09:00 to 12:30
    13:30 to 17:30
  • Wednesday 09:00 to 12:30
    13:30 to 17:30
  • Thursday 09:00 to 12:30
    13:30 to 17:30
  • Friday 09:00 to 12:30
    13:30 to 17:30
  • Saturday Closed

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