The theatre opens doors in the year 1846, during the celebrations of the 27th anniversary of D. Maria II. The architect was the Italian Fortunato Lodi.
A fire of big proportions in 1964, destroys the interior of the building, but it was rebuilt maintaining the original neoclassical style and opens 14 years later.
It’s possible to visit the Theatre inside and learn about the historical and artistic heritage, passing by halls, dressing rooms, technical areas, studio props and costumes, among others. (Guided Tours every Mondays – except holidays and August – at 11:30 am, price: 6€).
Inside and outside you have the restaurant amo.te Lisboa, the terrace is facing Rossio.