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Vlaamse Opera (De)

Frankrijklei 3, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
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Ranked #15 of 80 attractions in Antwerp
Type: Operas
Most recent review
- Apr 23, 2014
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Antwerp, Antwerpen, Belgium
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

the architecture of this old world splendour worth a visit but so too the performances by the Royal Ballet of Flanders and Vlaamse Opera performing Sept through June here and in Ghent

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Antwerp, Belgium
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70 reviews 70 reviews
44 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

During a city trip to Antwerp, we encountered smack in the center of town the Vlaamse Opera. Gorgeous building, worthwhile a visit, even if they're nog performing. Try and visit the buffet area on the first floor & enjoy the impressive decorated ceiling

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Gold Coast
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403 reviews 403 reviews
273 attraction reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

This opera house has had its ups and downs. It is not the prettiest of opera house and it dates from early 20th century hence does not have the feel of the major opera houses of Europe. It was closed for renovations much of the last decade and when it did open the opulence expected of a major opera house... More

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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

£Centrally located, The opera house has a very good reputation and when you have a look at the prices, you don't have to stay outside and admire the building. At the tourist office at the Grote Markt you can also buy last-minute tickets for a performance.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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81 reviews 81 reviews
17 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012

Since several years, we are ticket holder at the Vlaamse Opera. Each time we go there, we are charmed by the architecture of the building : breathtaking! Brilliantly performed productions and a great choir ! Only one remark : the recent years there seems to be a habit to 'adapt' classical operas to modern times. No problem with that, but... More

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Sint-Niklaas, Belgium
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

Excellent productions, great building and architecture. A pleasure to the senses! Even if the venue is sold out, you can try to post yourself at the entrance, sometimes people try to sell spare tickets.

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Paris, France
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

Small Opera but quality show. I went to see a modern version of Carmen and I really appreciated the place (and the show!).

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Antwerp, Belgium
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16 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2012

Its amazing to be here.....Watched Rumor the name of the Play...It was brilliantly performed and the inside architechture is nice. Good time pass while my 5 months stay in antwerp. Pass are available online or on the counter. Promotions are made everywhere. so this is a good place to be after work.

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