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Auditorium Oscar Niemeyer

Via della Repubblica, 84010, Ravello, Italy
+39 346 737 8562
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This is a truly spectacular building on the slopes of Ravello. It was not a modern Oscar Niemeyer... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
Eyesore on a beautiful skyline

The Niemeyer was not open when we visited Ravello for three days last week (13-15 September) but I... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
Kate R
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  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
9 Oct 2017
21 Sep 2017
“Eyesore on a beautiful skyline”
Via della Repubblica, 84010, Ravello, Italy
+39 346 737 8562
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

This is a truly spectacular building on the slopes of Ravello. It was not a modern Oscar Niemeyer building I had expected after visiting the old city.

Thank HelloBalou
Reviewed 21 September 2017

The Niemeyer was not open when we visited Ravello for three days last week (13-15 September) but I was intrigued to see it because any searches I did before flying to Ravello spoke only of the building and not of performances held within it. Having...More

Thank Kate R
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Love Oscar Niemeyer, modernist hero. Unfortunately, this isn't one of his best numbers. Amazing position perched precariously on the side of the hill next to Ravello. Worth a few minutes to admire the view from the courtyard but the poor Oscar has completely turned the...More

Thank yclee77
Reviewed 5 June 2015

The Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer gave the project of this auditorium as a gift to the splendid town of Ravello. It is located in the beautiful Villa Rufolo where usually there's an amazing series of concerts (classical music) during the months of July and August,...More

Thank Carlo_Milan_Italy
Reviewed 21 October 2014

We enjoyed the terrace with its gorgeous views and modern sculpture. Not so happy to be charged to visit an empty auditorium so we didn't go inside. No refreshments available here as both cafes were shut (in October).

Thank pkohn
Reviewed 19 October 2014

We were blessed to arrive in Ravello in time to attend the final performance of the Festival! Walking to the auditorium, enjoying the summer evening and coastal views, was a treat in itself. The design of the auditorium is sheer Niemeyer; the acoustics are spectacular;...More

Thank Me-MyHusband
Reviewed 9 October 2014

This is a terrible building that does not fit in here. Starts to show some very unpleasant patina. We did not attend an event. The exposition in the garden was nice.

1  Thank ErnstElisabeth
Reviewed 5 October 2014

Cantilevering the stage and seating the patrons on/in the hillside was an inspiration. Whether you'll like the performance, you'll probably love the stage.

Thank LarryFLosAngeles
Reviewed 3 October 2014

We had booked for the French National Orchestra concert at villa rufolo outdoors but poor weather caused relocation to the auditorium, wonderful indoors, soft comfy seats and good legroom,good acoustics and orchestral music incredible. strolled outside and through the sculptures on the terrace, night lights...More

Thank Ricdrum
Reviewed 5 September 2014

Firstly, we purchased two OneSense tickets from the Duomo for €12, which covered three attractions - Villa Ruffolo, Villa Cimbrone and the Auditorium only to find we did not need a ticket to enter the Auditorium, hence ripped off €6 by a church. Last time...More

Thank Carlene2013
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