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Royal Opera House

Covent Garden, London WC2E9DD, England (Covent Garden)
44 20 7304 4000
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Ranked #13 of 1,105 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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Kumamoto, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Wonderful to see Royal Ballet perform! Have seen both the Nutcracker and Swan Lake here and both are great. Be sure to bring your glasses if youre in the back though.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Saw a fantastic Rigoletto on the Friday then the modern Anna Nicole opera on the Saturday evening. The ROH is a delight, so much to see and experience.

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Twick
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Don't think that its location in Central London's Covent Garden makes it a far cry from your price range, as if you book far enough in advance, the seats up top can be £13 for a ballet or opera. Definitely worth checking out, even if you're not a huge fan, as a little cultural breadth is always appealing. The building... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

The rich atmosphere. View from the balcony bar over covent gardens.if you get a chance look at some of the backstage stuff

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

We love opera & ROH is one of the best, almost as good as the Met in NY. It is also very, very expensive, possibly world's most expensive, but you probably get what you pay for. It is a lovely experience.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Been to the opera house for 3 years all of the times were great never a boring show i always went to the ballet because since i was little i loved ballet I really reccomend this Opera house for Family with young teens and young children.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Upstairs there is amazing bar facilities, the windows are absolutely stunning. It is such a grand venue and if you ask at the desk you can sometimes pick up half price tickets

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Madrid
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

This is a famous venue. The acoustics however are terrible. I have never heard a guitar sound so bad in my whole life and this was not down the player. It truly sounded awful and many wanted refunds.

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Makati, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

Expect an amazing performance by some of the world's best performers here. A few years ago, I was fortunate enough to have watched Kiri Te Kanawa with her interpretation of La Traviata. The design allows for great acoustics.

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Kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

It feels such a privilege to have been here watching La Boheme. The show was in Italian but I could follow what was happening. Just one of those places I will return again when I have saved up again. I had my children 14 and 6 and they too enjoyed it/

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