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Teatr Wielki-National Opera

Address: pl. Teatralny 1, Warsaw 99-200, Poland (Śródmieście Północne)
Phone Number: 48 22 692 0200
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Ranked #24 of 108 Activities in Warsaw
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Operas, Performances
Owner description: Grand Opera in Warsaw boasts high production values: set, costumes and casts are on a grand scale
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Type: Operas, Performances
Owner description: Grand Opera in Warsaw boasts high production values: set, costumes and casts are on a grand scale

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Warsaw, Poland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The Teatr Wielki (Grand Theatre) itself is a very impressive building on the edge of Warsaw's old town which really adds to the atmosphere. As Warsaw residents we've been quite a few times and have enjoyed almost all the performances we have seen, the most recent being Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet.

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Warsaw
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149 reviews 149 reviews
19 attraction reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Even though this opera house might not be in the top 10 leading opera companies in the world, it is worth visiting because of its location (in the old town area), a nice square in its front, but predominantly because it's one of the biggest (by dimensions) opera houses in the world! If you ever visited Palais Garnier or La... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

This could have been (and it actually aspires to being) one of the most interesting opera stages in this part of Europe but thanks to its management it's becoming more and more provincial with every season. What kind of performance would you associate an opera house with? If you answered "opera", you might be surprised, since there are months where... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Incredible performance in this ballet, based on the Brothers Karamazov with music from Rachmaninoff and Wagner. Sets and dancers were superb

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Warsaw, Poland
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53 reviews 53 reviews
13 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I have been here several times - at marketing award events and at ballets. The building itself is very beautiful (especially the ceiling in the main room where you sit) and makes a big impression! The ballets performances are OK - often with a modern twist - simple costumes, raw decorations, but absolutely moving music. There are snack bars in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I've seen Romeo and Juliet ballet and Merchant of Venice opera here. The quality is very high. Excellent value for money. Attend a ballet or opera here and you won't be disappointed.

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california
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53 reviews 53 reviews
18 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Beautiful performance. Music was lovely. Dancers very talented. We enjoyed the entire performance. Very nice theater. Comfortable seats. Try not to have seats in the balcony over to the sides, you will not be able to see the entire stage. We were able to change our seats to a front row balcony, viewing was fine from there. We would like... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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61 reviews 61 reviews
6 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We enjoyed a somewhat modern Romeo og Juliet balet. The musician and the dancers were great. It is to be recommended to take a break one evening to visit the opera!

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Makham, ON
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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

It is September 10th, we really wanted to see some theatre/opera show. Unfortunately they do NOT have any at this time. We are leaving Warsaw this Saturday and hopefully we'll be able to see some live show in some other city in Poland

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Athens, Greece
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Just one of the most beautiful buildings that i have ever seen in my life! Great architecture and classical elements, simply the most beautiful building in Warsaw, nearby the center of the Old town, i was unlucky that i didn't have the chance to visit it when it has a play or a concert...

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