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Royal Opera House

Al Kharijiyah Street, Muscat, Oman
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$58*
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Big Bus Muscat Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
97%
Ranked #2 of 22 Attractions in Muscat
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Theaters, Other
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English first
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

comfortable seating, luxury touch, spacious, wide choice of seats (balconies available), arabic elements in the design, great combination of wood and gold, some refreshments available. Only did not like colorful illumination of the building (hope it was just for national day celebration, but not always).

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Columbus, Ohio
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115 attraction reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

The Opera House is BREATHTAKING! The tour is very quick (maybe 10-15 minutes) but to be allowed to look around the space without having to buy a ticket to a performance (which would be well worth it, i think, but it didn't fit into our plans...) is truly an honor. The stage, the organ, the seats, the boxes all were... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Am evening at this stunning Opera House was one of the highlights of our holiday. Magnificent architecture, excellent seats and a high quality production made this a very special experience.

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Glamorous and magnificent, never seen anything likes this is this Middle East Region. Must do for all visitors to Oman. Take the guided tour to really see the history of each material used in the contraction of the Opera house.

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Shoalhaven, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

there nothing to disliked in this place all travelers so post to visit this place and see by them self. great place nice ambience very good.

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Brisbane, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I visited the Royal Opera House (ROH) during the day and was most impressed - a beautiful building. I went to the box office and enquired about performances and as there was one coming up while I was in Muscat, I bought a ticket. It was very reasonable and worth every cent. I arrived early so was able to spend... More

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Zanzibar, Tanzania
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Something that needs to be seen to be believed. The detail and opulence would entice me to go to opera as much as possible during my time in Muscat.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Very beautiful opera house. Stunning architecture, lit up in the nites. Couldnt catch any performances there, but am told is really something to look forward to.

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Berlin, Germany
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

It is a very nice building. We went there during the day to make pictures and we did it again during the night as it is very nice illuminated. With no ticket for an event they did not let us in. Therefore we decided to buy tickets for a concert from an arabic artist (Saber el Robaey). It was just... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

You can only visit the opera in the morning, otherwise it's a small mall with very few but high end shops. The restaurants are quite nice but there isn't much to do afterwards.

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