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Latvian National Opera

Aspazijas bulv. 3, Riga LV-1050, Latvia
+371 67 073 777
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Ranked #6 of 82 Activities in Riga
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Operas, Performances
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Type: Operas, Performances

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Zagare, Siauliu Apskritis, Lithuania
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34 reviews 34 reviews
30 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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40 reviews 40 reviews
23 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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san francisco
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52 reviews 52 reviews
16 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
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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13 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Jerusalem, Israel
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The venue is beautiful- but don't just visit, go and see and performance. The artistic level is very satisfying, tickets are very cheap and they have subtitles.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

For 14 euros and a three hour plus performance of Aida you can't go wrong A lovely building which a sumptuous inside though the lobby is somewhat spartan The opera was good - we could hear and the choreography was fascinating There were three intervals which was one too many - still, well worth the effort

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Adelaide South Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

The opera house is easy to get to by tram. The interior is so lovely and oldy-worldy. The costumes were lovely and the coffee shop in the lower ground level was just what we wanted pre-performance.

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24 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We planned to visit the opera house during our 2 night stay in Riga and ended up seeing both an opera and a ballet performance. Both were reasonably priced and easy to book in person at the box office. The opera house looks good from the outside, situated by some nice gardens on the edge of the old town, but... More 

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