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Teatro Real

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Probable not the best opera in Europe, but still worth a visit. Guided visit is interresting but unfortunately, the guide kept her time running after people to prevent them taking pictures because she had no time... Btw taking pictures of the main stage is prohibited....More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Guillaume P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The opera house is an amazing place. We saw a ballet there, and had seats in the first level balcony above the stalls. Firstly, the seating is unusual, one side if the auditorium has all the even numbers the other side has all the odd...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Paul S
Reviewed June 2, 2019

While the performers were excellent, I found the venue allowed/created distractions which compromised enjoyment of the performance and respect of the performers/their artistry. It was fun to see Teatro Royal, however the venue allows for cell phones/photos throughout the performance and uses spot lights that...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank KM68
Reviewed March 5, 2019

We went to see a production of Mozart's IDOMENEO, RE DI CRETA. The theatre is beautiful. It really would be worth paying the extra money for better seats. The seating chart indicates obstructed views when you select your tickets. It was difficult to see several...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jenalynnemitchell
Reviewed February 27, 2019

Right in front of the Palace and also to the Plaza Oriente is this beautiful theater whose interesting billboard will make us find something in the program ... just right for us. The accesses to the room are wide, the acoustics are good, impeccable architecture....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Danzita
Reviewed February 18, 2019 via mobile

We did not have time to visit the palace so visited the theatre opposite instead. I think this was the right choice; there is a limit to how much opulence can be digested at one sitting! This building is wonderful. It has undergone two renovations...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MayC309
Reviewed January 22, 2019 via mobile

A short trip to Madrid and when visiting the palace you come here. I cannot say how it is inside, but during night it looks nice from the outside. For sure the next time i will do a trip inside...

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RAUMmitHund
Reviewed October 31, 2018

A really fine theater for opera with a fantastic royal balcony which you will never use. Built in the early 1800´s by Isabel II it has been used off and on and reconstructed. It has a good terrace and fantasitic views of the royal palace....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank correaalberto
Reviewed October 23, 2018

We had the guided tour (done in English) which was led by a very knowledgable gentleman who had all kinds of stories of the theatre he told us throughout the tour. Building doesn't seem that impressive on first impressions but the state rooms are amazing....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank VikkiJane90
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Amazing historical building in the heart of Madrid. An important part of history for those who want to learn about opera and why it’s so popular in Spain.

Date of experience: October 2018
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