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Teatro dei Pupi

Via della Giudecca, 22, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
+39 0931 465540
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Really good fun

Our party of five - ranging in age from 14 to 85 - really enjoyed this puppet show. It was clearly... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2017
Steve R
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Bedford, United Kingdom
rare opportunity

how often can you see a puppet show? here they are famous for years of puppetry. a friend... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
Michael F
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Toronto, Canada
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“puppet show” (15 reviews)
“great fun” (11 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
Via della Giudecca, 22, 96100, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
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+39 0931 465540
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

Our party of five - ranging in age from 14 to 85 - really enjoyed this puppet show. It was clearly done in the traditional way and the fact it was in Italian - which none of us speak - did not detract from our...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 25 May 2017

how often can you see a puppet show? here they are famous for years of puppetry. a friend recommended we attend so we did. we were given a translation and that helped understand. it was very enjoyable.

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

An excellent show. Couldn't understand a word, but followed the story. Very dark, but terrific. A lovely venue

Thank Brian G
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We went to the theatre as part of a tour -- this was not something that we had sought. But we had a delightful time. The marionettes were just amazing.

Thank John & Carol
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Don't be worried if you are not a kid or do not speak Italian. There are only so many things that puppets can do -- fight a giant, kill a dragon, mix it up with a monk, or . . . I won't ruin the...More

Thank NotJoeThePlumber
Reviewed 12 April 2017

A puppet theater wasn't on our list of places we ever dreamed of going during our many travels abroad, but this option was on the list of available activities on a recent group tour that stopped in Siracusa. The small theater was filled to capacity,...More

1  Thank 298DickZ
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We were not very excited about a puppet show, but went as part of a group tour and had a great time. The show only lasts about 45 minutes and is entirely in Italian, so while we did not understand all the details of the...More

Thank rustycat83
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Attended this show as part of a Rick Steves Tour Group. We thought it might be silly, a "poopy" (sort of their pronunciation) show! But, it was great fun and fascinating to watch the process. Great fights between warring puppet knights, fun sound effects and...More

1  Thank Marycbgc
Reviewed 30 October 2016

What a treat! I was not too happy about going to this puppet theater figuring that it was some kinda schlocky deal. What a surprise. They handed you the description of what was to occur during the short play featuring the puppets. Hmmm. Not really...More

3  Thank Barry M
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We saw a notice at a bar advertising this theatre so went along to see what it was all about. A good job that we arrived early as it became full quite quickly. It is all in Italian but you are given a leaflet that...More

Thank Julie B
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Michael M
25 April 2017|
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Response from TeatroDeiPupi | Property representative |
Dear Mr. Michael, I confirm the possibility of making pictures during the show but without using the flash. The museum is located about 100 meters away from the theater and also there is allowed to take photos.
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Joyce D
31 March 2017|
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Response from TeatroDeiPupi | Property representative |
Dear Mrs. Joyce, in April shows are daily at 6:00 pm. except Fridays, booking may use the form on our website or through our email address. Thank you Best regards Katia Di GIovanni
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