The Teatro Olimpico is the first indoor theater in masonry in the world, with interiors made of wood, stucco and plaster.
It was constructed by architect Andrea Palladio, between 1580 and 1585, when it was inaugurated.
The Teatro Olimpico is located in Piazza Matteotti 11, in Vicenza, city located between Milan and Venice in northeast Italy
It is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List
The Teatro is open from 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. (last admission: 4.30 p.m.) Tuesday to Sunday (closed on Mondays).
The cost of entry ticket is € 8.50, available discounts for families and groups (free up to 14 years, excluding schools)
In the Teatro Olimpico, which has 400 seats, are held theater and music productions: the “Settimane musicali al Teatro Olimpico” (Musical weeks of Teatro Olimpico), the Festival "Omaggio a Palladio, András Schiff e i suoi Amici" ("Hommage to Palladio, András Schiff and his Friends"), “Il Suono dell’Olimpico” ("the sound of the Olimpico") and the classical shows.