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Opera de Monte-Carlo

Address: Place du Casino | B.P. 139, Monte-Carlo, Monaco
Phone Number: 377 98 06 28 00
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Ranked #1 of 13 Activities in Monte-Carlo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Operas, Theater & Concerts
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Type: Operas, Theater & Concerts

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Menton, France
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Since its creation in 1879, the Opera of Monte-Carlo has gained international fame, playing a key role in promoting the most beautiful voices to the rest of Europe. The Opera of Monte-Carlo secured a reputation for artistic innovation. Authors such as Bizet, Franck or Massenet wrote some of their works for the Monéguasque Opera. Regularly, the Opera goes on tours... More 

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103 reviews 103 reviews
7 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Very classy, attended the opera twice here, very well organized. Impeccable. The seats are very comfortable you could sit hours without any discomfort.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Really love harbours & this one didn't disappoint! Had lunch looking over it - fabulous! Part of the grand prix track runs past there, had great fun walking it!

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75 reviews 75 reviews
26 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

The rooms are wonderful from a bygone era but the vibe is a bit dead. When I first went there was a very strict dress code, you had to hand over your passport and pay 10 Euros to get in ... this time there was none of that which I think takes away from the place as the top of... More 

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59 reviews 59 reviews
14 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Visited for the Jazz festival one evening. A bit different to the seedy dives I normally frequent to watch bands. Nevertheless had a great night in a fabulous setting. A beautiful building worth a visit, especially if you get to see it in use.

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Monaco-Ville, Monaco
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58 reviews 58 reviews
8 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

I have visited this opulent building on numerous occasions,attending classical opera or concert performances,but also on a less formal ones,like silent movie (The General with Buster Keaton) accompanied by full orchestra of The House or concert by German band playing vegetable instruments.Each occasion different,public different,but charm of Old Lady persestently felt. Magnificent venue,with excellent acoustics and comfortable seats.I can not... More 

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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Magnificent building, like stepping back in time, well worth the experience, I have been to several performances there & never been disappointed, only once walk out due to the Opera being not my choice!

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85 reviews 85 reviews
37 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

We did not experience the inside of this magnificent building. But if the inside is anything like the outside, it is quite simply stunning, the architecture is unbelievable.

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long island, new york
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

another attraction was to enjoy the ballet, which was performed in the same building that houses the casino. once you step inside you are transported back to another era. the room where the ballet, as well as opera is performed, is faced with gold glitter, with the two royal boxes on either side. the seats we had were unbelievable- FIRST... More 

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Paris, France
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836 reviews 836 reviews
443 attraction reviews
453 helpful votes 453 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

This is a site you have to see in Monaco when you are visiting. Just near the casino, it and the buildings around will give you many opportunities to say WOW!! and take photos!

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