Teatro alla Scala

Opera House, Theater, and Concert Hall · Duomo
Via Filodrammatici 2, 20121 Milan Lombardy, Italy
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    • 1:00 PM–4:00 PM
    • 6:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Wed
    • 1:00 PM–3:00 PM
    • 5:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Thu
    • 2:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Fri
    • Noon–10:00 PM
  • Sat
    • 10:00 AM–10:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 11:00 AM–10:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 1:00 PM–3:00 PM
    • 7:00 PM–10:00 PM
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Citato spesso semplicemente come La Scala, oltre ad essere uno dei teatri più famosi al mondo è conosciuto come "il tempio della lirica". L'attuale stagione teatrale, uno dei più importanti eventi della vita culturale milanese, è composta da opera lirica, balletto e concerti di musica classica.


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    Daniel S.
    "rehearsals during the day"(3 Tips)
    Bryan L.
    "The orchestra is great!"(2 Tips)
    CastaDiva Resort & SPA
    "... CastaDiva Resort and Italian opera, allows our guests to fall in love not just..."(2 Tips)
    Paulo S.
    "Undoubtedly, one of the most beautiful theaters in europe"(2 Tips)
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  • Ozgur O.

    Legendary theatre. Very big stage and beatufil saloon. Must watch a show here but the museum is not must to see if you have limited time

    Ozgur O. · 3 days ago
  • Paulo S.

    Undoubtedly, one of the most beautiful theaters in europe

    Paulo Santana · October 28
  • Ayse Ruya A.

    By far the best place to see in Milan! Make sure to have a visit, to see inside the theater and if possible see a performance inside. It is really amazing!

    Ayse Ruya Altay · October 18
  • Deniz G.

    Classıcal music

    Deniz Gören · October 13
  • Marjan V.

    A must see when in Italy

  • Eishi T.

    Waiting for Otello!

    Eishi Takeuchi · July 24
  • Daisy

    Loved costumes! Great collection of music instrument. Balcony looking at the theatre.

    Daisy · July 1
  • Reem

    Named after a woman who initially built a church in the same place. It which was demolished to create this beautiful theater. If you're lucky while touring, you'll see the performers during rehearsal!

    Reem · June 14
  • Joel

    Real treat Opera as it should be!!!!

    Joel · May 20
  • Elisabetta D.

    Everyone has its own free cloakroom. At the break you can ask for your ticket to be changed with any unsold ticket free of charge, just ask at the desk in the main foyer. The staff is very helpful.

    Elisabetta Di Reda · April 18
  • Ilona B.

    Make sure to book your ticket well in advance so you can get decent seats. If you're late, be prepared to pay lots of money for a crappy seat from someone re-selling their tickets.

    Ilona Bicker · April 11
  • Anna M.

    So difficult to have a ticket!!!! Why?????

    Anna Mandilara · March 11
  • Natasha N.

    Beautiful shows in Milan

    Natasha Nikolic · February 23
  • Gabi B.

    Really big difference between the exterior and magical elaborate interior of the building , unforgettable experience 😱👍🎼🎶🎵🎻🎺🎷

    Gabi Bulumac · February 2
  • Tanya L.

    This is fantastic!!!

    Tanya Lutsaievskaya · November 24, 2014
  • Baris B.

    It is a dream house :)

    Baris Bahar · November 7, 2014
  • Bryan L.

    A lot of history here. The orchestra is great!

    Bryan Lee · October 21, 2014
  • Grazyna K.

    What an experience! Outstanding performance:-) Perfect all through. The building itself is also worth a visit. Be smart when buying the tickets. The hotel packages are not a great deal. Friendly staff

    Grazyna Kosno · September 4, 2014
  • MrWhiteman R.

    If you have no time for the evening performance, at least go inside. Classy opera house.

    MrWhiteman Reviews · August 24, 2014
  • Daniel S.

    Fun place to visit and tour or see an opera! Sometimes there are rehearsals during the day that can be seen if you are not planning to stay for an opera.

    Daniel Smith · August 10, 2014
  • Esin B.

    The ballet (pink floyd) was fantastic

    Esin Boduroğlu · June 2, 2014
  • Burak O.

    Swan Lake The best ever

    Burak Ozbasoglu · May 6, 2014

    Affascinanti atmosfere

  • Sobisz G.

    Jewels 3.4.2014

    Sobisz Grzegorz · April 4, 2014
  • Mariateresa C.

    Jewels - Balletto

    Mariateresa Casiraghi · March 9, 2014
  • Livio R.

    Much better the orchestra stalls than boxes (very small and overcrowded) and galleries

    Livio Russo · February 23, 2014
  • Roberto R.


    Roberto Ramirez · January 23, 2014
  • Лена П.

    Must have for all who visit Milano!!!

    Лена Павлова · November 18, 2013
  • Olga R.

    Outstanding ballet. Admirable performance of Natalia Osipova

    Olga Radashevska · November 10, 2013
  • Thomas C.

    It isn't over until the fat lady sings.

    Thomas Crampton · October 31, 2013
  • Carlos G.

    Probably the most famous opera house in the world

    Carlos Gonzalez · October 26, 2013
  • Bonnie H.

    If you are touring the museum, check the sign by the box office, if there are rehearsals on, you won't be allowed to see the theatre.

    Bonnie Heim · September 24, 2013
  • Michelin Travel & Lifestyle

    Undoubtedly the most prestigious opera house in the world, it was built from 1776 to 1778 and holds 2 000 people in its six-tiered auditorium. – Green Guide Editor

  • Katerina N.


    Katerina Nezi · June 19, 2013
  • CastaDiva Resort & SPA

    The common thread that binds CastaDiva Resort and Italian opera, allows our guests to fall in love not just with Lake Como but also with the history of the famous soprano Giuditta Pasta. Read more

    CastaDiva Resort & SPA · May 23, 2013
  • Gennady S.

    You can buy tickets at the Duomo subway station

    Gennady Stolyarov · February 17, 2013
  • Emanuele D.

    Awesome! Great opera, great place, and great acoustic. It is important to dress very elegantly, for men, shirt and jacket are required, better a suit.

    Emanuele Del Fava · February 13, 2013
  • Florence H.

    Awesome place and awesome operas. Possible to get last minute tickets at the entrance, or to queue for one of the 140 12€ tickets sold for the higher gallery some afternoons. A bit long, but worth it!

    Florence Hervé · November 30, 2012
  • Eleni S.

    The operas by La scala are the best for me.

    Eleni SCher · September 26, 2012
  • Milano è Turismo

    It owes its name to the place where it was built, by the neoclassical architect Giuseppe Piermarini: the site of the church of Santa Maria alla Scala. http://tinyurl.com/d4zj93f

    Milano è Turismo · July 31, 2012
  • Alessandra A.

    Yes, music is great but tickets are expensive and almost impossible to find.

    Alessandra Alari · March 30, 2012
  • Luxos Magazine

    La Scala's reputation for excellence as an opera house is based on the musicians who have performed there, but also on that section of the audience who queue up for the cheap tickets... Read more

    Luxos Magazine · February 9, 2012
  • Marco P.

    If you can get hold of, or afford, a ticket to La Scala, opera-lovers worldwide will hold you in higher esteem. La Scala has a massive stage, 2,015 seats and some of the best acoustics in the world.

    Marco Papale · February 1, 2012
  • Liudmila Z.

    This is one of the main attraction which makes to be proud of living Milan

    Liudmila Zavyalova · October 27, 2011
  • The Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

    One of the most celebrated opera theaters in the world, La Scala is a must visit. After admiring the front view, visit the Palazzo Marino on 10/7 @ 7:30pm and support Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Read more

  • Otel.com

    This is one of the most famous opera houses in the world. If you’re watching famous Italian operas, better to get your tickets in advance. Ticket prices range from €5 to about over €180.

    Otel.com · September 19, 2011
  • Michele T.

    marvellous concert conducted by Daniel Baremboim Read more

    Michele Trimarchi · September 5, 2011
  • Marina R.

    The best opera house in Milan!

    Marina Russo · March 31, 2011
  • Tomaso P.

    You may see a concert for €5 and opera for €12. Just for you to know: you can afford culture!

    Tomaso Pessina · January 10, 2011
  • José M.

    A must see opera house from 1778! Read more

    José Machado · May 22, 2010

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