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State Opera

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Stare Mesto (Old Town)
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Address: Legerova 57/75, Prague 110 00, Czech Republic
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+420 296 117 111
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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The State Opera building is currently under reconstruction. During the time...

The State Opera building is currently under reconstruction. During the time of its closure, you can see Opera and Ballet performances on the other National Theatre stages.

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Stunning exterior

We didn't get chance to go inside but if it's anything like the outside it will be stunning. It's easily reached by either tram or walking and is very close to the Jewish quarter... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Heathfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We didn't get chance to go inside but if it's anything like the outside it will be stunning. It's easily reached by either tram or walking and is very close to the Jewish quarter. The state Opera house looks stunning during the day but at night with the lights come on it's simply beautiful.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It's definitely the most beautiful opera house I have ever seen yet I'm not a big fan of them. The interior is elegant and massive with lots of pink and gold with and an intimate setting. I strongly recommended you to make an advanced booking to avoid disappointment. Don Giovanni played during my visit and it was an experience I'll... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016

We didn't go inside but the building from the outside is huge and has a very nice entrance. It's worthwhile to pass by to take a picture. This site is near other historical places of tourist interest so it's not a waste of time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

I only saw it from outside on our way to the Jewish area. Handsome building, great piece of architecture. It's located next to the river/bridge as well, you can make you way to the castle side from here.

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Southern Pines, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

We went to see Don Giovanni on opening night at Estates Theater and it was fabulous. We followed the earlier advice and did not skimp on tickets and opted for two box seats as it was for an anniversary - and they were worth every single penny. We did dress to impress but it was more for the over-all experience... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

The most beautiful opera House I have ever seen, bar none! Saw a show while in Prague and was treated to a stunning performance by some truly spectacular performers/musicians. I would very strongly recommend that anyone visiting Prague visit this opera house and see a performance.

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

Sadly I was only able to view the State Opera building from the outside due to the refurbishments, but I was lucky enough nevertheless to see the State Opera Company at the nearby Karlin Musical Theatre instead. It was every bit as good as I hoped and this first timer is I am pleased to report now hooked on this... More 

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Frodsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

We booked this in advance for an original Czech opera, and was not dissapointed, fabulous view of the stage, as it was our first time at the opera, we went for a short on, only 2 hours long, the orchestra were very good, good tip book in advance as it was sold out.

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Essex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

We aren't really fans of opera so we didn't go in but still nice to appreciate from the outside and nice to look at whilst walking to the Charles bridge

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

Beautiful building, nice architecture and interior. Unfortunately between two busy roads full of cars.

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Stare Mesto (Old Town)
One of the oldest neighborhoods in town represents the medieval heart of Prague. It’s no surprise it is bustling with tourists every time of day. Križovnický square, overlooking Charles Bridge with Prague Castle in the background, is probably the most beautiful square in the city. Its unique historical atmosphere of gothic houses and churches, cobblestone streets and squares, and stone towers blend together with the modern era. A vast array of bars, restaurants, dance clubs, international brand shops, galleries and hotels bring life to the old city. With its charming and picturesque cobblestone streets, the nightlife and parties will surely be unforgettable.
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