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State Opera

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Address: Legerova 75 | 110 00 Praha 1, Prague, Czech Republic
Phone Number: + 420 296 117 111
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After many years living in Prague and having attended classical and popular concerts at other venues we recently attended the State Opera for the first time, where we saw... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

After many years living in Prague and having attended classical and popular concerts at other venues we recently attended the State Opera for the first time, where we saw Carmen. All-in-all a very good experience. We paid extra for box seats and consider it money well spent: we had a great view and relatively comfortable seats. The theatre is stunning.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

We had never been to the opera before, but it was something on out "bucket list", so what better place to see it than the State Opera in Prague. The lady at the ticket office was lovely and helpful, we booked seats in a box for approx £20/25 each to see Aida. It was a box for 3 but we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Brilliant place to visit for a good show and is easy to get to. I would recommend pre ordering your drinks for the break as you get a table reserved for you as there is only a few and the toilets are totally unsuitable for the amount of people visiting and you have to queue for a long time. The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

And this is end of the story. It should e open to the public and artists should convert to waiting staff and ticket sellers. We paid a lot to hear, that no one can sing. Be aware.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

We were in Prague for a few days and hadn't planned to see the Opera but we ended up with some tickets on the suggestion of my sister in law. We saw Carmen. Wow! Wow! Wow! These people can sing and I love the English subtitles. Now I am no expert on Opera but what I can tell you is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I'd never be able to afford the opera in London (where I live) but I got tickets here on the door for 490CZK (about £13). I can't judge the quality of the opera because it was my first time but the price is well worth just seeing the interior of the building and the experience. Very cheap sparkling wine and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

in order to enjoy Prague, keep the state opera to the last day. a unique place where u can enjoy the ultimate classic music and drama experience. make sure to sit behind rows E in order to read the translation, which is 15 meters above the stage.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Saw Turandot and La Boheme here last week. I booked direct through the website, you can read it in English. The seats are numbered strangely as they are not consecutive but even numbers. You print out etickets and its all straightforward and cheap. The building's interior is beautiful - red and gold and the seats have good views. We sat... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I have been a regular visitor to Prague over the last 6 years, just to visit the opera. The standard of the singing and productions is very good. I usually see 3 or operas each visit. The are 3 Opera Houses in the city,The Prague State Opera, The National Theatre and the Estates Theatre The ticket prices are amazingly cheap,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Seeing any opera would be magical in the State Opera building. It is so beautiful. The gold leaf on the ceilings, the chandeliers, the murals on the ceiling, everything was gorgeous! Despite the tickets to the opera being very inexpensive compared to seeing an opera in the United States, it was a grand event. The talent was excellent, sets were... More 

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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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