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Copenhagen Opera House

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Address: Ekvipagemestervej 10, Copenhagen, Denmark
Phone Number: 45-33 69-69-69
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The setting of this opera house is very impressive. Situated on the water across from the Amalienborg Palace. Can be seen from many parts of the city.

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McKinney, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The setting of this opera house is very impressive. Situated on the water across from the Amalienborg Palace. Can be seen from many parts of the city.

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you're lucky enough to be in Copenhagen while the Royal Danish ballet is in season, be sure to get tickets. A world class company (3rd oldest in the world). International cast. Creative and classical works.

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Guwahati, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Opera house is just opposite to the palace. there are few stories about the location as heard from the locals. Nonetheless , the Opera house is grand and one can spend some time there enjoying the mesmerizing view over the canal.

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great design architecture - Street food nearby so you can admire architecture and then nosh at will. Lots to see and do in this area.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Opera House is on an island in Christianshavn, a ritzy alternative style enclave. The best way to see it is to catch a public water shuttle from the Nyhavn pier. The Opera House is a gift from the Maersk shipping magnet, Maersk Moller. It has a striking futuristic style. At a building cost of $500 million, it is the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First saw the building from across the river and thought it was beautiful. Eventually on our guided tour we arrived at the building. We didn't go inside, but it was still impressive to look at on the outside.

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Passed by this on our canal cruise in Copenhagen, very impressive. Well worth canal cruising to see many of the buildings.

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Modesto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Magnificent modern architecture forming a straight line w the AmAlienborg museum and the Danish church. The Opera House is in a small island which is part of a small grouping islands in Christianshavn, which is the site of ritzy expensive housing and alternative-lifestyle Christiana.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a boat over from Nyhavn to visit this striking opera house. We understand that it was a gift from A.P. Møller and Chastine McKinney Møller Foundation to the Danish people. I read that the Opera House is covered with southern German Jura Gelb limestone, and the foyer features Sicilian Perlatino marble. The Opera sits opposite the main Amalienborg... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Full disclosure...We did not get a chance to go inside the Opera House, but rather viewed it from across the harbor. The architecture of the building was such a sharp contrast to other historic buildings that we saw on our tour. It was very modern and the descriptions that our tour guides provided helped us to understand the architects thinking... More 

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Staying in Christianshavn

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Just across one of the many bridges from Indre By, you’ll find Christianshavn. An eclectic area with old brick lanes, houses dating back to the 16th century, and canals which are home to many boats and ships, some of which has been turned into restaurants or even serve as fully furnished homes. The best known attraction in Chistianshavn is Christiania, a “free town” of residents who squat on a former military area. However just a stone’s throw away from Christiania, you’ll find some of the most fashionable waterfront apartment buildings in Copenhagen as well as the splendid Royal Opera House.