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Latvian National Opera

Address: Aspazijas bulv. 3, Riga LV-1050, Latvia
Phone Number: +371 67 073 777
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Ranked #5 of 143 things to do in Riga
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Operas, Theater & Concerts
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Type: Operas, Theater & Concerts

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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Sadly when we were in Riga there were no performances in the main opera house although we did get to see an opera in the new auditorium. The opera house is magnificent and if I return to Riga I will definitely make sure that I time it with a visit here to see something in the main opera house.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
20 reviews 20 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

My husband and I were in Riga and stoppes by the national opera to see if anything was on while we were in town. Giselle was the next day and we paid €14 for our two tickets! They weren't the best seats in the house but it was amazing and so inexpensive. Take the time and go to a show!!!

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Vilnius, Lithuania
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I visited Riga, saw much of nice places and ended up at Opera House watching opera “Karmen”. Beautiful place with good acustics, classic royal style interior!!!!!

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We have been before and have not remembered to write a review. The performance was top rate. Even the kids left impressed!

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Zagare, Siauliu Apskritis, Lithuania
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36 reviews 36 reviews
31 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

In 2001, the new annex was completed. Using elements of contemporary architecture, it at the same time evokes the style of the late 19th century and blends perfectly with the original building. Aside from offices and rehearsal stages, the annex also provides additional performance space: The New Hall with 300 seats is an ideal venue for chamber operas, small-scale concerts... More 

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Frimley, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I saw The Barber of Sevilla and it was amazing, the actors were superb and the Opera itself is a majestic building. During the breaks you can enjoy yourself on cozy bar they have next to the opera room.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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23 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The building is wonderful. Dating from the nineteenth century is the proud of the Latvian citizen who often refers about it as the White House. It presents quality Opera as excelent and great ballet productions.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Was not expecting to see a ballet of a top world caliber in this little theater. Fantastic dancers, misic, costumes. Would recommend to everybody visiting

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

we had a nice experience in the opera.definitely you have to see a performance there.the tickets price is really good,even to get the best place is not that expensive.the performance was excellent.we are really happy that we went there

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The Latvian National Opera is centrally located overlooking a lovely manicured park that is situated along the canal, the former moat around old Riga. Even if you are not an opera buff, there is much to enjoy. The gilted interior is spectacular, the wine, coffee and dessert "bars" have been meticulously and beautifully restored, and there is such a mix... More 

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