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Royal Opera House

Covent Garden, London WC2E9DD, England (Covent Garden)
44 20 7304 4000
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Ranked #14 of 1,134 Attractions in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters, Operas, Ballets
Owner description: Built in 1732, this well-known theater is the home to the Royal Ballet and Royal Opera, which regularly features world famous stars and performances... more » Owner description: Built in 1732, this well-known theater is the home to the Royal Ballet and Royal Opera, which regularly features world famous stars and performances throughout the year. « less
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London. England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

There are many opera and dance venues in London but the Royal Opera House is the gem. The building was originally constructed in the19th century and it's been sympathetically restored and extended in recent years. The horseshoe shaped auditorium is very beautiful but has quite a few poor sight lines and obstructed views. The seat prices range from eye-wateringly high... More

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

A magnificent building, with successful recent extension of the floral hall, houses some of the best opera and ballet productions in the world. Phenomenally expensive and difficult to get tickets but a huge treat for any culture vulture.

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

I visited Verdi's rather unknown "I due Foscari" and was positively astnished! I and loved the cast, place, food and service. I'll be back!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

We stumbled across this as we were making our way around London. Beautiful place and worth seeing. I would recommend visiting if you are really into Opera. We are not...hence the average review.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

The Royal Opera House is set directly in the middle of Covent Garden. I was lucky enough to get a backstage tour and got to see how the theatre works. The costume store is amazing as well as the wig, hats ans jewerllery departments. The performers themseves put so much effort into every performance and is such a spectical to... More

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Woking, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I recieved tickets to view The Sleeping Beauty as a present from my sister. This show was amazing! i had never been to this kind of place before and it was my first time experiencing an opera but i have to say its a must! I recommend everybody to try it!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We've managed to see some of the best operas at this venue. It's in a lovely part of town. The place is amazing with lots to do on site. It's a very civilised night out and with cream of society. Definitely recommend this.

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

My daughter and I were lucky enough to get a booking into the newly opened afternoon tea at the Royal Opera House and we weren't disappointed! Such a beautiful space, service and delicious afternoon tea it was truly a magnificent experience. Loved the food and champagne and of course the building is just amazing.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The Royal Opera House has such a wonderful feel about it, that every time we go to enjoy an amazing evening we are sad when the night ends. Great performances, beautiful building, good food!!

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Watford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This was my first trip to the Royal Opera House and it was a marvelous experience. We saw Manon which was a beautiful ballet. The Opera House itself is a magnificent building, well worth dressing up for! We ate in the restaurant, the food and service were outstanding but came with a hefty price tag as is to be expected.... More

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