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Latvian National Opera

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Address: Aspazijas bulv. 3, Riga LV-1050, Latvia
Phone Number: +371 67 073 777
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Fabulous performance of Swan Lake

Got super cheap tickets online a few weeks ahead of the performance. Very happy with the restricted view (not that they were advertised as restricted view) seats we had, given... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Got super cheap tickets online a few weeks ahead of the performance. Very happy with the restricted view (not that they were advertised as restricted view) seats we had, given that we only paid €10 per person. We managed to leave one of the print out tickets in our hotel and were given a replacement without any hassle and with... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

I could only see the building from the outside, and a lovely building it is. Makes for some really great photos late in the day

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Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This building has lots of interesting history, plus its quite nice to take photos around it. I recommend visiting it during a stroll.

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Was definitely one of the most memorable event during my 3-day trip to Riga. The house itself is really charming, even it's not in the best shape, some renovation inside would be welcome. The performance (La Boheme) was a nice surprise, it was really comparable to ones of much bigger & richer opera houses, especially the chorus & the strings.... More 

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We loved the Opera. The words displayed in English helped us with the storyline. We were thrilled to go to the Opera!! There are stairs and if you go to cheap and get the highest seats in the balcony, the hanging spot lights block the english words displayed on the ceiling hung digital display board. Many people could be heard... More 

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Ankara, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

There was Puccini Festival while I was in Riga. I went to La Bohem which was very good performance. Opera house is besides the river.Location is so nice full og greenety.Very old building. One of the most importing visiting place in Riga.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Booked seats on line for myself and my wife in the UK, a thing we do in the Eastern European cities when we go to the opera houses, a process in itself which is easy to do ! Went to two performances, Il Travatore and Swan Lake, both fantastic. In the Opera we had the 'best stalls seats' (25 Euro... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We were lucky enough to see Turandot in the very impressive Opera House. Comfortable seats in the balcony. Sadly the people in front of us insisted on sitting on the edge of their seats and leaning on the balcony bars therefore restricting the viewing of people behind. I find that sort of behaviour very selfish. However the performance was very... More 

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Southport, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

• National Opera House in Aspazijas bulvaris via tram 10 was built in 1863 and fully restored in 1995 and looks similar to Moscow’s Bolshoi Theatre. This area has many fine buildings. Situated by one of the many parks in Riga.

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Riga, Latvia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Splendid!The performance was great. The singers were well selected and the music was chosen exactly to relax.

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