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Benaroya Hall

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Address: Seattle, WA
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Description: The new home of the Seattle Symphony.

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Beautiful, elegant and very functional

The lobby to Benaroya Hall is very beautiful and elegant. Excellent acoustics inside, and you can see and hear from every seat.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Washington, the State
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184 reviews 184 reviews
63 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The lobby to Benaroya Hall is very beautiful and elegant. Excellent acoustics inside, and you can see and hear from every seat.

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Mukilteo, Washington
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65 reviews 65 reviews
18 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

Saw another live performance today-- Preservation Hall Jazz Band. It was great, but I've come to the conclusion that the performance hall has some built in reverberation. It's not too bad, but it's there. Thankfully, PHJB did not add a bunch of reverb, so it was clear. But, today just confirmed that performers who use reverb, based I've heard earlier,... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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36 reviews 36 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

A large, comfortable, acoustically excellent concert hall. Actually, two concert halls, on the lower level a large hall for symphony, ballet, etc. Upstairs a smaller hall for chamber music. It has the added advantages of a parking garage attached and it is across the street from the excellent restaurant, Wild Ginger if you do not wish to eat on the... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The absolute right venue to enjoy the timeless classical masterpieces or some of the more modern concerts. Benaroya Hall has something for every taste in music or arts. We saw Mozart's great masterpieces and it didn't disappoint. The dress code is relaxed, you won't see a lot of black tie attires. Parking can be around $18-25 in the Hall's parkade,... More 

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Kirkland, Washington
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55 reviews 55 reviews
18 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We went to see the Men's Chorus Christmas program. What a crack-up. Not only was the music very well done, and the antics very humorous, but I couldn't help marvel at the acoustics. The seats are staggered and sloped enough that you don't have to be part goat to get to your seats. All had a great view. There were... More 

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Federal Way, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Benaroya Hall combines modern engineering with traditional symphony hall charm. Acoustics ensure each seat enjoys the same hi fidelity sound. Great location near hotels and Seattle Art Museum.

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SEATTLE
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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This gorgeous hall has perfect acoustics--there's not a bad seat in the house. Even the back row of the top balcony offers a great experience for a modest fee.

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Seattle, WA
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36 reviews 36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

It's a symphony hall that also books artists like Bonnie Raitt and Jackson Browne. The wood design is just beautiful. Very classy. If you like Thai food, the Wild Ginger is just across the street. They have onsite parking for $12 that sells out. Japonessa is around the corner and has a great happy hour. Try the plum wine!

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Port Angeles, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

It's a beautiful hall! Great atmosphere, I felt so classy while I was there. There were places to get drinks and snacks before the concert as well which was wonderful. But if you visit I would suggest dressing up a bit.

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Seattle
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Love Benaroya Hall for listening to classical music performances. Also have seen some amazing shows of jazz artists. The ambience is great.

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