Photo of the Day

May 21, 2017


Teatro La Fenice ("The Phoenix Theatre" in English) is one of the most famous opera houses in Italy. Fitting for its name, the Venice theater has burned down and been rebuilt three times, most recently in 2001. The latest iteration cost around $97 million. In this photo, we see a bare stage ready to host a production lavish enough to match the rest of the opera house. This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Dominik Gehl, National Geographic Your Shot

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