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State Opera

Legerova 57/75, Prague 110 00, Czech Republic
+420 224 901 448
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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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Legerova 57/75, Prague 110 00, Czech Republic
Stare Mesto (Old Town)
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Reviewed February 14, 2018

We attended an opera here and it's a lovely classic opera house, good sight lines and good sound. Did not feel big at all. Impressive.

Thank Thomas V
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Reviewed February 6, 2018

Prague State Opera House(under renovation until later in 2018) is located at the top of Wenceslas Square and 15 mins from Old Town Square . It was opened in 1888 and stages a varied programme of Opera and Ballet by Verdi, Tchaikovsky, Puccini, Rossini and...More

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Reviewed December 23, 2017

Be careful of anything off of the main floor if your back is not without issues. Even the main floor looked cramped. Great production was kind of lost in the brutal experience of sitting for two hours without legroom of any kind.

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Reviewed December 21, 2017

Experience the true excitement of the an opera at this beautiful theatre and its old world charm. Set by the river it is an easy walk from Old Town Square. Take the opportunity to dress for the evening . Collect your pre booked tickets at...More

2  Thank Fiona H
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Reviewed September 17, 2017

Went there for New Year's Eve Opera... it was simply amazing. The service was awesome, and so was the food and the countdown. Top notch quality opera.

Thank YNL127
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Reviewed September 5, 2017

CLOSED FOR RENOVATION UNTIL 2018 I believe this is the most beautiful theatre in the National Theater system. Unfortunately it is under reconstruction from July 2016 until sometime in 2018, TBA. Fortunately, you can still try the NATIONAL THEATRE (Narodni Divadlo), the OLD ESTATES THEATER...More

3  Thank HowdyDoConsumption
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Reviewed July 28, 2017

One of the 48 theatres what was built by the famous Austrian architect büro Fellner and Helmer at the end of 19th century. The house is playing mostly classical operas.

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Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

I was enjoying turandot there Nice building Not particularly expensive tickets Good sound quality All what you can expect from an opera house, in a magnificent spot

Thank Samuel A
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Reviewed April 16, 2017

This is a beautiful opera house and one could picture Mozart there conducting the Marraige of Figaro -- which is what I saw. Unfortunately, the staff were either very courteous or downright surly. One usher did not smile at anyone that I could see the...More

Thank Stephen C
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Reviewed April 11, 2017

Second time in opera in Prague. This time Mozarts easy going Le Nozze de Figaro. Bought tickets just a day before and got the price of 12 eur / ticket which is just amazing price for any opera. Charming and smallish venue, we loved the...More

1  Thank Ripatti
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sudhir651
January 24, 2018|
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Response from Fiona H | Reviewed this property |
If you are short of time the plane is a very convenient way as quick flight. Plenty of flights available. Least expensive is bus.
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November 22, 2017|
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You can definitely see everything on your own. Check out ‘let’s go Europe’, or the ‘eyewitness travel guide Prague’ for an informative walk through the city. Also check out the TripAdvisor walk-throughs. Just about... More
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Response from Ripatti | Reviewed this property |
We ordered intermission servings upon arrival (having drinks at the bar before performance). It was easy way to do it with bartender and I do not know about possibility to make it online... Happy Opera - time!!
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