Scala - From Hotel Bristol Palace, Italy
The Scala and Hotel Bristol Palace in Genova, Italy, is an iconic 18th-century theatre that stages opera and classical music performances, as well as plays and concerts. During the day, it's worth taking a tour of the venue — the marble and crystal box of the Grand Foyer with its impressive ceiling frescoes will impress lovers of classic opera and theatre. The grand auditorium has fantastic acoustics and plush decor, making it a truly luxurious experience. During your visits, be sure to check out the smaller rooms — each with a unique theme and wonderful decorations — as well as the famous chandelier and marble staircase. Genoa is home to one of the oldest cinemas in Europe, the Cinema Impero, located in the complex of the famous Hotel Bristol Palace. The original cinema, with its fine furnishings and beautiful decor, has been preserved and is still in use today.