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Bucharest National Opera House

70-72, Mihail Kogalniceanu Boulevard, Bucharest, Romania
4021 314 69 80
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Ranked #16 of 112 Attractions in Bucharest
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Operas, Performances
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Romford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

We were unable to get inside as they were preparing for a perfomance that night but we were allowed to wander around the entrance. The security guard was extremely friendly and even though we were not akllowed to take photos he did give us a programme of events for free.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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112 reviews 112 reviews
45 attraction reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

With some coaxing I was able to go in and enjoy this beautiful building. I wish there was a way to have had more information about it, If there is any tour it was not clear to me how to get one. It was very beautiful and worth the time to view it.

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Bucharest, Romania
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

beautiful building, excellent acoustic, excellent spectacles! The building is nice from outside and from inside also and the artists are the best

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23 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Perfect for a weekend chill out with friends to watch and hear a story. The building of the opera isn't that impressive from outside but inside it has beautiful stairs and the ceiling has a hundred goldened crystal arms chandelier . plus there's an interesting small museum with costumes from classic operas.

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Romania made a lot of progress in many areas and culturally went from very good to extremely good. I was impressed by the artists and their work, especially given the lack of resources. Well done!

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Beautiful building, half a century old, completely renewed. Good shows, opera and ballet. Unfortunately, children can assist only if they are 6 or older.

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I like this old building, that gives me a feeling of warmth and coziness. It is the only one left in Bucharest with this inside look, because the 'Opereta' was destroyed at Ceausescu's order to build instead a street. If you can find tickets ask for an opera show and certainly not for a ballet. If you can find only... More

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

An excellent place and an amazing building. It's worth seeing it from inside and outside, but also to stay for a play.

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Orange, California
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23 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We arrived at the opera house on a day the orchestra was rehearsing so it wasn't open to the public. We went around to the side (right when facing enterance) and found a the staff door. For a very small fee a security guard allowed us in and walked us around the inside. His English was limited, but it was... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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170 reviews 170 reviews
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91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

When top price tickets are only 80 RON (about £16), it seems silly not to take the opportunity to go to the opera for the first time! We turned up just before the performance and bought tickets for a production of Tosca, which we really enjoyed. We didn’t really know what to expect so we looked up the synopsis online... More

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