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Syracuse: Sicilian Puppet Show with visit behind the scenes

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Enjoy a unique puppet theatre show at Opera dei Pupi (opera of the puppets) and learn more about this extraordinary Sicilian art.

Highlights

  • Watch the Opera dei Pupi (opera of puppets)
  • Watch a traditional theatrical puppet performance
  • Experience a show filled with intense emotions and drama
  • Get deep insights into the history of this art form

Description

Watch the Opera dei Pupi, a theatrical puppet performance of Frankish romantic poems such as 'The Song of Roland' or 'Orlando furioso.' Let the traditional art of puppet theatre transport you into a bygone era. Witness stunning wooden puppets dressed in gorgeous detailed costumes. Enjoy a show filled with intense emotions, fast-paced battle scenes, musical accompaniment, and fierce animals like dragons and alligators entering the story. Get deep insights into the history of this art and why it plays a significant role in Sicily's culture and identity.

Includes

Entrance to Opera dei Pupi Guided tour behind the stage

Important Information

  • Free entrance for children up to 2 years old Showtimes may vary by season.

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund

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