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Royal Danish Theater (Kongelige Teater)

Address: Tordenskjoldsgade 5 | Kongens Nytorv, Copenhagen 1017, Denmark (Indre By)
Phone Number: 45 33 69 69 69
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Ranked #29 of 301 things to do in Copenhagen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters, Operas, Theater & Concerts
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Type: Theaters, Operas, Theater & Concerts
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Mon - Sat 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Nairobi, Kenya
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

My 1st ballet & it happened to be held at this statuesque theater. It was a world renowned ballet group (I forget its name) and since we found out the day before the performance, we were unable to get good seats. That was the only downside. The atmosphere felt real, like we were truly experiencing the era that was being... More 

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Taipei
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

2014 Dec 12 Fri. :19:30 Royal Danish Theatre, COPENHAGEN  http://kglteater.dk Dec 12th 19:30 "A Folk Tale": I visited Copenhagen so frequently, and I pass by this Royal Danish Theatre several times, I never has a chance to watch its performance! Today, I have Free Friday night, and weather is not good. So I still can buy a ticket. Today performance... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

The "Old scene" as it is called, is a beautiful, old style theatre, very comfortable and with great programme, mainly ballet, throughout the year.

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County Wexford, Ireland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We were lucky enough to have booked tickets for the opening night of the ballet on October 25th. We couldn't believe our luck when we heard Queen Margrethe II was attending that night. Such excitement. We could never have even imagined it would happen. The theatre itself it beautiful and the staff we talked to, were all lovely and very... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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261 reviews 261 reviews
90 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Had the chance to get tickets online to see Don Giovanni and were on the second row...wow...what a treat. Beautiful building with so much history. Will go back to see the Ballet and more performances. A bit disappointing to see people dressed so casual for such a gorgeous place. Specially being in Copenhagen where is "supposed" to be a trendy... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

What an adorable theatre!!! It was a treat to get such great seats, although I was shocked at how small a theatre it is, but that added to the coziness of it. Snooping around the upper floors we found excellent spaces to relax on the intermissions.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

If you like classical music go to the opera, tickets can be purchased on line, there is no ticket office which would have been helpful, they have a on line station that dispenses tickets, which can be paid by credit card but it is cumbersome to use and you can't look at there the seats are, We saw Don Juan... More 

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Kerava
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Don Giovanni by Mozart is one of the best operas we have ever heard. If there is an opera or a ballet at one of the houses of The Royal Theatre don't miss it. The Old Scene is a house with traditions from the 18th century, you can allmost feel it.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I was lucky enough to have q look behind the scenes visit and learn more about the history and people over the years. I also visited again in January to see a guest Ballet performance (The Mariinsky from St Petersburg) The Royal Danish Ballet are usually one of the better Ballets in The World

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

This is a lovely looking building, but alas, there were no tours available while we were in Copenhagen, so we only managed to admire the building from the outside. Still, worth a visit. Perhaps next time... .

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