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Address: Frankrijklei 1, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
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+32 (0)70 22 02 02
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11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Opera Vlaanderen and Royal Ballet Flanders make up the largest cultural...

Opera Vlaanderen and Royal Ballet Flanders make up the largest cultural institution in Flanders. They bring the great classic opera and ballet repertoire as well as new creations of high quality by some of the world's leading artists to the widest possible audience. All the opera and ballet performances take place at the company's home theatres in Antwerp and Ghent.

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Great setting and fabulous production

This was a real treat for us during our three-day visit to Ghent. We travelled to and from Antwerp on the train and walked the short distance to the Opera House. The production... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed January 1, 2017
David B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017

This was a real treat for us during our three-day visit to Ghent. We travelled to and from Antwerp on the train and walked the short distance to the Opera House. The production and singing were superb and we had a fabulous evening.

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2016

A night out to experience Don Giovanni in the Vlaanderen Opera House of Antwerp was fabulous. After the rennovation the building has been restored to it's former glory. Great acoustics, and a world class performance.

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Tortona, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2015

If you do not have the chance to see a performance or any other Opera show, well you can only admire the building from outside trying to get any little architectural detail. However very nice building, I guess it would be a nice experience to see some of the spectacle inside it.

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Kent
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2015

Visited yesterday evening for a production of Akhnaten. The production was excellent and I thoroughly enjoyed it. The performance was stunning and really world class and I would recommend seeing anything this company does. The Opera House is well sign posted if you don't know the area and no more than a 5 minute walk from the railway station. As... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2014

as opera fan of course this is my fav building... beautiful architecture, art everywhere, music danse acting... what would I want more? A drink? Well during the breaks you can have a beer or champagne in the beautiful foyer. And yes! The performances are well worth buying a ticket. They have cheap tickets too... That's how I started out... top... More 

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Antwerp
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2014

I am not an opera lover but The Vlaamse Opera thrills me with its visually stunning sets! A feast for the eyes and ears.

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Antwerp, Antwerpen, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2014

the architecture of this old world splendour worth a visit but so too the performances by the Royal Ballet of Flanders and Vlaamse Opera performing Sept through June here and in Ghent

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2013

During a city trip to Antwerp, we encountered smack in the center of town the Vlaamse Opera. Gorgeous building, worthwhile a visit, even if they're nog performing. Try and visit the buffet area on the first floor & enjoy the impressive decorated ceiling

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2013

This opera house has had its ups and downs. It is not the prettiest of opera house and it dates from early 20th century hence does not have the feel of the major opera houses of Europe. It was closed for renovations much of the last decade and when it did open the opulence expected of a major opera house... More 

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Edegem
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2013

£Centrally located, The opera house has a very good reputation and when you have a look at the prices, you don't have to stay outside and admire the building. At the tourist office at the Grote Markt you can also buy last-minute tickets for a performance.

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