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Opera House (Operan)

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Address: Jakobs Torg 2, Stockholm 103 22 , Sweden
Phone Number: 08-24 82 40
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Absolutely lovely - a must to check out while traveling or living is STO

So gorgeous, can't believe I had never gone sooner. Lovely architecture, excellent orchestra and the company for the ballet we saw were so talented. We got there too close to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 11, 2015
Kalyani E
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Stockholm, Sweden
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

So gorgeous, can't believe I had never gone sooner. Lovely architecture, excellent orchestra and the company for the ballet we saw were so talented. We got there too close to curtain call so got escorted in and I think had better seats than we paid for. Went with a friend who had a student discount, but for parents I think... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

The Opera by itself is really amazing and pretty and I'm pretty sure you get a good view whatever your seat because of the way it's build. The only con I have is that I thought I was going to see an opera and it was a ballet.

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Toronto
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44 reviews 44 reviews
21 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The Stockholm Opera (Operan) was opened in 1892 and is in the classical European style of its counterparts in Vienna, Paris and St Petersburg (though a little less grand than these). It is well worth seeing and if you can't join a tour then purchase a ticket for a daytime performance of opera or ballet for students. The tickets are... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 via mobile

Great performance. We got cheap tickets as we sat on gallery. It was not sold out performance so we had plenty seats to choose from and we saw perfectly. To go to golden foie was amazing and I highly recommend not to miss that opportunity.

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

An unqualified delight in a traditional Grand Opera House. The standing ovation at the conclusion was in itself an experience and so well deserved

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Wellington, New Zealand
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The building is stunning and do check out the wonderful art on the stairways. The ballet and orchestra were excellent! So glad I was able to go!

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Brisbane, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

World-class opera and ballet - good singers, amazing dancers, interior and ambience are more fun than awe-inspiring, since it was built (with lots of pomp) at the end of the XIX century (so less inspiring and more gaudy than older theaters). I saw Don Giovanni, Raymonda, Bill, Dialogues of the Karmelites and Madam Butterfly - and all were very well... More 

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Kista, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Not only the performances are world class, the building is magnificent. Have drink in the interception and have a fantastic view out of the royal castle.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Oh I always longt to the Opera House in Stockholm! So many fantastic performances I have experienced there! The building is in itself magnificent and when all patrons arrive dressed for the occasion, the magic sets in and you are transported through time and space! Wonderful!

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Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Really nice building if you are interested of architecture and opera. Takes you back to 17-century atmosphere. Worth while to visit it, outside or inside the building.

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