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Gustav Adolf square 2, Stockholm 103 22, Sweden
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing bio with so much beauty and so aristocratic. It beams opera and I only wish we could have seen a performance here. Such class and something the world is starting to lose.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Xanerin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife & I attended a production of Processen at the Royal Opera House on May 21st 2019. It was a formidable production which was quite entertaining and very well produced and played by the actors/dancers. A very interesting stage set and design. Had a...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 299PFrank
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The grand staircase was pretty spectacular and then the murals on the walls. Don’t forget to look up at the chandeliers and murals on the ceilings. We had a little concert in a practice room. The only reason I didn’t give this a rating of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank CatherineW115
Reviewed April 29, 2019

We did a tour of the Opera House with Natalie on Saturday at 12:30pm. Natalie was really informative and told us lots about the house and its history, and made it really enjoyable. We saw the royal chambers (where the royals happened to be that...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Rebecca O
Reviewed April 2, 2019

This beautiful building has been the Swedish national venue for opera and ballet since 1773 when the Royal Swedish Opera was founded by Gustav III. The Golden Foyer is a stunningly beautiful place to have refreshments during the intermission. We made the booking quite late...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed April 1, 2019 via mobile

From the sweeping grand staircases to the colorful murals lining the walls and ceiling to the bright red satin curtain, the Royal swedish Opera House is a magnificent sight not to mention a huge building. If not there for a performance try to get in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bob2bkk
Reviewed March 21, 2019

Someone said in a review here on TA that the current opera house was built in 1773. Well, it's not. Ther former opera house, where the Swedish King Gustaf III was murdered, was built 1782 and was teared down in 1891. The present opera house...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 8, 2019 via mobile

The Royal Swedish Opera House is the National scen for opera and balett/modern dance. It was built 1773 and is situated i the city of Stockholm, close to the Royal Castle and the Swedish Parlament Building. It was the Swedish king Gustaf III that took...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 132larsg
Reviewed February 18, 2019

This is a wonderful building I saw from the outside and I was impressed by its imposing facade. Really nice!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Glen U
Reviewed February 15, 2019 via mobile

Visting Stockholm I managed to get to one of the Lunchtime Concerts in the beautiful Guldfoajén (Golden Foyer) at the Opera. The 1898 room is a feast of gold stucco, crystal chandeliers, sweeping mirrors, and Florentine gold brocade. Seated at 10 tables for 6, guests...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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its Carl Milles sculptures, and the Hötorget
Skyscrapers, a sight on every other Stockholm
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Response from KatielouAustralia | Reviewed this property |
As there is a lot of construction work going on around the cruise port I would advise using a taxi
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It would depend on the location with the covered sight. When I was purchasing tickets from the box office, it was recommended to me to place emphasis on the acoustics of the seat. Any covered sight seat would also have... More
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