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Royal Opera House

Covent Garden, London WC2E9DD, England (Covent Garden)
44 20 7304 4000
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Ranked #15 of 1,045 attractions in London
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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Makati, Philippines
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124 reviews 124 reviews
40 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

I am relatively new to attending opera, ballet, and theatre. But I was not let down by my visit to the Royal Opera House for a performance of The Winter's Tale. I ordered my tickets online and though expensive, slightly less expensive than tickets I had recently gotten for a performance in my hometown (Manila). The performance was excellent and... More

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

The opera house is magnificent. The performance of La Traviata was excellent. The tickets and drinks etc are very expensive, but not more than expected.

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Deventer, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

it is gorgeous place to visit especially if you spend time to look for the tickets. It is possible to get some really cheep ones and visit the final ballet practice where the director and the dancers answer the questions of the visitors! it was absolutely amazing experience!

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Ambleside, United Kingdom
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152 reviews 152 reviews
146 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

One of the most beautiful theaters I've ever been too. You can opt for a dinner prior to the show. Would have been nice if there was a coffeehouse within the premises for heightened senses of sound and vision. They do have a full bar with the best of wines.

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

Went to see La Traviata over the Easter weekend (Saturday night) after a day sightseeing around London wearing average clothes (jeans etc) and got a few surprised looks from (over?) well dressed opera goers :) but otherwise the whole experience was better than regional opera visits to see Traviata etc (although they're great too :)

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Beijing, China
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73 reviews 73 reviews
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

Good shows if you don't mind paying too much, and even so tickets are difficult to get and never available at half-price kiosk.

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Natal, RN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

at the time i've been there in 2011 saw a nice show from saint garlics toy...don't remember the name of the magician...but it was fantastic experience to have in life.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

We have seen many productions there. La Boheme is one of my favourite and my husband treated me for my birthday! This well known story of love, poverty in Paris still grips me. Set design was perfect so we're the singing. Yes, it is not a cheap night out but if you want to experience a world class production you... More

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

We were visiting London for the Olivier Awards and was surprised to see the ROH open the day before and was serving lunches and coffee in the atrium restaurant. The views from the terrace overlooking Covent Garden were superb. Tried to book for the backstage tour but it was full. We will definitely return to take this tour on our... More

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

Don't miss the Royal Ballet, one of the world's great classical companies. The ROH is a beautiful setting, with great sightlines and so much history.

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