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  • With a skip-the-line ticket to Teatro La Fenice, you can marvel at its stunning architecture and elegant interior.

  • Admire the stunning architecture and opulent interiors of one of Venice's most iconic theaters

  • Experience the rich history and cultural heritage of Venice through its premier opera house

  • Take a tour of the theater and admire its stunning chandeliers, plush boxes, and ornate decor

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Must Know Before You Go
  • All foreign nationals must share their passport and visa details at the time of arrival.
  • ID proof is mandatory for each individual guest upon arrival.
  • You may use your personal vehicle and park on-location (subject to availability) or use valet parking service.
  • Re-entry is not allowed after you leave the venue.
  • Outside food and drinks are not allowed inside the venue.
  • Pets are not allowed inside the venue.
  • The ticket is valid for 24 months, you can choose to go whenever you want
  • Participants are not allowed to carry any sharp object, lighter, luggage bag, alcohol, knife, etc.
  • ID proof is mandatory for each individual guest at the time of arrival.
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Teatro La Fenice Tickets Overview

The Teatro La Fenice Tickets take you back to the time of the golden opera with its guided tour of the attraction. Through this ticket, you can explore and learn the history and stories of the decadent Baroque opera house. You can also take an in-depth knowledge of the wonderful architecture of the opera house that was once the center of attraction of the Venetian high society. Visitors can also catch a glimpse of the stage where several performances were hosted by powerful maestros, like Bellini, Rossini, and Verdi.

The guided tour of the Teatro La Fenice narrates the tales of valuable operas like Verdi’s La Traviata that took place in this beautiful location of the opera house. While learning about the architecture of the place, you can explore the royal box and the auditorium. With the tickets to Teatro La Fenice, you can even adore the opulent decors and interiors of the opera house.

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The facade is that part of the Teatro La Fenice that survived two consequent fires in a row, one in 1836 and the other one in 1996. The opera house is a single attraction in the world that features a colonnade in neo-classical style in its facade. The facade consists of two statues that represent the goddesses of dance and tragedy, namely Terpsichore and Melpomene.


The foyer that was completely destroyed in the first fire was rebuilt again, which formed an identical image of the left to the right in terms of size and decoration. In the foyer, you will find a plaque on the right wing that celebrates the share transfers of the opera. This part of the opera house, along with the Sale Apollinee, was the only one that withstand the collapse of the wall and the floor.

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The Teatro La Fenice Tickets allow you to explore the House, which includes the stage, ceiling, and the five tiers of the boxes. It was also destroyed by fire but was later rebuilt in a Rococo style. The soundbox of the wooden house was covered in a protective layer of reinforced concrete floors and masonry.

Royal Box
Royal Box

With the Teatro La Fenice Tickets, you can get a chance to witness the Royal Box in the opera house. The Royal Box was originally not a part of the construction plan of the opera but later was constructed to showcase the symbol of the Italian royal family. The royal box also provided the tourists the use of the guest room, which has its own private entrance.

Sale Apollinee
Sale Apollinee

Sala Dante- The fundamental bar of the Sale Apollinee is in the Sala Dante, which got its name from the frescoes that embellished the walls. This room was constructed to celebrate the sixth centenary of the birth of Dante Alighieri. You will find works of the famous Venetian painter Virgilio Guidi on the walls and ceilings of the room.

Sala Grande- The primary room of the five Sale Apollinee is the Sala Grande or the ballroom, decorated with three windows in the center of the entrance facade. It used to be a glorious place for books, conferences, book launches, chamber music concerts, and much more. After being completely collapsed by the fire, the structure was recreated in its original form.

Architecture of Teatro La Fenice

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The planning of the architecture of Teatro La Fenice was done by the architect Giannantonio Selva in 1792. The only part of the opera house that survived the fire was the facade of the building, which was the only part created by the architect. The design of the facade is more of a neo-classical style that holds the insignia of the phoenix in the theatre.

You will find two statues in the premises of the opera that resemble the two goddesses of tragedy and dance, namely Terpsichore and Melpomene. The structure of the foyer is symmetrical, i.e., one side is completely the same as the other. Visitors can also discover a plaque on the right-wing that celebrates the share transfers of the opera.

With the Teatro La Fenice Tickets, you can find the current designs of the interiors of the opera house, made by Aldo Rossi. The ceiling is covered with numerous paintings of female figurines, and the exterior part of the boxes includes paintings of cherubs. Therefore, the Teatro La Fenice has tried to adapt to modern designs with fire-resistant velvet curtains, a movable orchestra platform, and the color of the boxes changing from beige to pastel green.

History of Teatro La Fenice

First Theatre
First Theatre

The Teatro La Fenice History dates back to 1774 when the First Theatre was constructed by the Teatro San Benedetto. This theatre was destroyed by fire, and then a new design was proposed by Selva, which completed its construction in 1792. Later, this theatre also got into a legal dispute, but the case got in the favor of the owners. After that, two fundamental productions got the premiers of two of their operas in this theater.

Second Theatre
Second Theatre

The first theatre in the Teatro La Fenice History caught fire again in December 1836. The theatre was reconstructed in the form of a second theatre by a team of innumerable architect-engineers, the interiors of which showcased a luxury of stucco, gilt decorations, and plushy extravagance. After the First World War, the second theatre attracted plenty of the greatest singers and composers in the world. However, the second theatre caught fire again, and it was completely destroyed.

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Present Theatre

The construction of the theatre began again in 2001 after several discussions. A team of 200 artists, plasterers, woodworkers, and craftsmen completed the construction of the present theatre in about 650 days. Although the colors of the theatre were too bright in comparison to the Teatro La Fenice History, it gained a massive response, and several opera performances took place in this theatre until now.

Plan Your Visit to Teatro La Fenice

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Teatro La Fenice
  • By Ferry- To reach Teatro La Fenice, you can take the ‘A’ ferry straight from the Venice Marco De Polo airport. Post a few steps from the airport, you will come across the port, from where you avail yourself of the ferry services. It will take you only about an hour to reach your ideal destination at a cost of EUR 15. The ferry services are considered to be one of the most convenient modes of transportation to the Teatro La Fenice.

  • By Tram- Tram services are also available between the airport and the opera house. The tourists can either take the “Autostradale” that has a direct connection between the destinations or board the “Line 35” tram that will take you to the Piazzale Roma. After reaching Piazzale Roma, you can take a walk for about 25 minutes to reach Teatro La Fenice.


Why is Teatro La Fenice famous?

    Teatro La Fenice is famous for staging the world premiers of several operas, including Giuseppe Verdi, Vincenzo Bellini, Gioachino Rossini, and Gaetano Donizetti. It is the most prominent landmark in the history of the Italian theater that saw not only the famous operas but also numerous destruction by fire. However, it rose from the ashes and became the center of attraction in the history of opera.

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