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State Opera

Legerova 75 | 110 00 Praha 1, Prague, Czech Republic (Praha 2)
+ 420 296 117 111
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Ranked #14 of 269 attractions in Prague
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Operas
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175 reviews 175 reviews
17 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

We thought if we were to see an opera then we should do it in style. Tickets cost 660 CZK (around £20) for a box which was a bargain compared to the UK. The opera house is stunning, everything you imagine and more. We had the second rows in Box 24 on the 1st level. We were lucky, the 3... More

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Torshavn, Faroe Islands
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

We bought tickets for Madame Butterfly and were not disappointed by the quality of the music, which of course is most important. Otherwise the production was not fantastic, and there were some technical difficulties. For example, the subtitles disappeared halfway through the first act. I didn't mind that so much, as it is difficult to focus on the music and... More

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Pai, Thailand
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63 reviews 63 reviews
9 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

Felt like royalty sitting in a box for Verdi's "Nabucco." The architecture is fabulous---lots of gold an gilt and chandeliers, etc. Box seat chairs, however, were a bit uncomfortable---orchestra seats looks more comfortable. Enjoyed an inexpensive, tasty sandwich at intermission/interval.

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Limassol, Cyprus
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34 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

This is a lovely old theatre, easy to access by metro or tram and have attended a great opera of Carmen (its duration lasted 3 hours). The performance was in French language, however there was a screen with translation in Czech and English languages above the stage. I had a very nice evening enjoying the excellent performance and the beautiful... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

Great place, great opera. I went therre to see Die Zauberflöte of Mozart. It was a magical evening and not too much expensive but don't forget to get well-dressed like the Czechs.

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Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

We are on honeymoon in Prague and decided a nice treat would be to go to the opera. The first thing which ruined the evening was when we asked directions for the seats. One of the staff was unbelievably rude to my wife and I. Apparently you need to physically print your tickets off before hand. Since we are only... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

What a magnificent place - and from talking to the staff you soon find out they're real music lovers. Acoustics perfect, stunning performance. Going back!

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

If you like pachabel this is the place to go. There are other small churches in Prague that play baroque but here is the best, Almost in the heart of the city the prices are not that high , even more if take in consideration the quality of the acoustics and performers,

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Worcester UK
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Oh what a lovely experience. Not big international names but so what? The local performers are of a high standard and what's best is no Regietheater. I'll shout that from the rooftops! No adolescent re-imaginings! We saw Rigoletto performed as Verdi would have recognised it. No Mafia rubbish. No transformation to sixties White House. Oh how refreshing to be free... More

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Vancouver, Washington
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77 reviews 77 reviews
41 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We attended an Italian Opera that was playing there. The views are simply spectacular. The acoustics are good. The facility is not very far from the tram stop and good inexpensive restaurants. You can grab a bite and see a good show.

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