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Place d'Armes | Château de Versailles, 78000, Versailles, France
+33 1 30 83 78 00
Ways to Experience The Royal Opera (L'Opera Royal)
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Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

The Royal Opera of Versailles was inaugurated in 1770 for the wedding of future Louis XVI & Marie Antoinette. In fact, it is here where they hosted the guests for their royal wedding. It’s not possible to get in on your own. But you can...More

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Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Very interesting history - one of only a dozen operas remaining from this era. Was built for marriage of Marie Antionette to King Louis. All of wood and painted to look like marble, bronze, etc. Access not available unless you are on a guided tour.

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Reviewed August 31, 2018

Built in the eighteenth century, this is where the King of France held shows and banquets for visiting dignitaries and special occasions. This was the private opera of the French Royalty and was built to an oval plan. The opera was built as a multi-purpose...More

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Reviewed August 26, 2018

such a beautiful place, we got to see it as part of the King's apartment tour, and only our group in there.

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Reviewed August 16, 2018

L'Opera Royale is situated inside the Palace of Versailles. We've heard some classical music of the medieval epoch, interpreted at some strange musical instruments.

Thank Gabriel A
Reviewed July 6, 2018

I drove by on a Big Bus Tour and loved the building. The opera house was the inspiration for The Phantom Of The Opera. Beautiful exterior and great history!

Thank sophie g
Reviewed June 7, 2018

Watched Jean-Baptiste Lully's Phaëton. An excellent production, great acting all around, and a excellent live orchestra. Highly recommend catching an opera show if there is one playing here. As an added bones you get to see Versailles palace beautifully lit when you stay back for...More

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Reviewed May 23, 2018

saw the Opera House as part of the individual tour. The guide was excellent. If it is open to viewing, it is worth the time to visit.

Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

Amazing room that you will see on a guided tour only that is truly splendid and grand. Truly amazing and unmissable.

Thank rayrest
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Only visible through the guided tours, the Opera is a little jewel away from the agitation of the main area of the Palace. Worth a visit !

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Response from M2He | Reviewed this property |
Yes the French dress smart to go out. I would suggest black pants and a dress shirt for a man, a little black dress or similar for the ladies. Some places have dress codes. We watched Lido, and folks were dressed button... More
June 14, 2017|
Response from gdub500 | Reviewed this property |
Hey there, we booked a guided tour on the day at the Palace of Versailles. We arrived early in the morning to the palace, booked the guided tour and we just had to wait in this room for about 15 minutes. The Royal Opera part... More