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Address: Legerova 75 | 110 00 Praha 1, Prague, Czech Republic
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An excellent performance!

We saw Don Giovanni tonight and even though we are not very familiar with opera we loved it. A few tips for this experience: -Even though there is AC, the theater gets a little... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We saw Don Giovanni tonight and even though we are not very familiar with opera we loved it. A few tips for this experience: -Even though there is AC, the theater gets a little warm so dress accordingly. -Order drinks in advance at the bar to avoid queuing during the break. -Do not buy the back seats in the boxes,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Our group experienced Don Giovanni Aug 8 2015 during the hottest day in the history of Prague. Overall we had a nice experience. But we were told that the air conditioning would be great and that our seats were not obstructed. But the there was no air conditioning (that we could determine) and our seats had a pole in the... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

I went to "Don Giovanni" show in the Opera, but I'm sure any act in here would be awesome as that one. It's a beautiful place, where Amadeus Mozart played, can you imagine that? The acoustic of the place is perfect for every show. It's a must go, and very affordable place to go (Better that the opera in Vienna).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

My husband and I had a wonderful night at the opera. We went to the majestic State Opera house in Prague to attend a performance of Mozart's Don Giovanni. When we arrived, we were treated to heralds in costume as they stood on the outside second floor balcony, playing their long fanfare trumpets. What made this performance so special was... More 

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Gerrards Cross, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

A group of three of us went to Sleeping Beauty here in April. Our box was higher up than I'd have chosen but at £15 each, who's going to complain? The performance itself was wonderful. Andrea Kramesova was excellent as the eponymous Beauty Aurora, and her Rose Adagio balances had me gasping out loud with wonder. The venue itself is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The tickets for this opera are really reasonably priced compared to other opera houses in the world. Even premium seats are affordable for almost everyone. As I am not a fan of opera in general I cannot give any information about the quality of the opera staff, however I can say that it was impressive.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We were shocked to learn that the price for tickets was only about $38, so we purchased them immediately. The opera house is lovely and our seats were wonderful-- front row, first level box. The bar had nice offerings, including food, all of which was reasonably priced. The performance was quite good, although the tenor was not as strong as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 via mobile

This is the most beautiful theatre I've been in and I'm from wexford with the national opera house. The detail is amazing and the boxes are the cheapest seats which are deadly as you feel so VIP in your own area. The soy d is excellent and the subtitles are displayed. Saw la boheme there which is the best opera... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We went to see Rusalka by Dvorak at the State Opera and it was wonderful. The opera house itself is a beautiful baroue building next to the museum. We set in the first galery and it was sheer joy. The stage was magnificent and used video and modern means to make the stage magical and bring you into the magical... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We experienced our first opera La Traviata here. It was a wonderful night in an amazing old theatre. So ornate! The staff were very helpful.

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Stare Mesto (Old Town)
One of the oldest neighborhoods in town represents the medieval heart of Prague. It’s no surprise it is bustling with tourists every time of day. Križovnický square, overlooking Charles Bridge with Prague Castle in the background, is probably the most beautiful square in the city. Its unique historical atmosphere of gothic houses and churches, cobblestone streets and squares, and stone towers blend together with the modern era. A vast array of bars, restaurants, dance clubs, international brand shops, galleries and hotels bring life to the old city. With its charming and picturesque cobblestone streets, the nightlife and parties will surely be unforgettable.
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