We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Teatr Wielki - Polish National Opera

Review Highlights
Monumental building

You can watch from outside but of course it is much better to enjoy one operas of this most... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2018
via mobile
Great opera singers

Saw a performance of Carmen here and was blown away by the superb and passionate singing of the... read more

Reviewed June 9, 2018
via mobile
Read all 205 reviews
All photos (190)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“old town”(12 reviews)
The Teatr Wielki - Polish National Opera is Poland's leading opera, ballet and concert venue, where rich tradition and a clear vision for the future meet. Offering each season a host of first-rate productions - many developed in co-production with...more
Plac Teatralny, Warsaw 00-077, Poland
Śródmieście Północne
+48 22 692 02 00
Improve This Listing
Recommended experiences in and around Warsaw
Warsaw Pub Tour
39 Reviews
from $18.20
More Info
from $62.50
More Info
from $20.70
More Info
Reviews (205)
Filter reviews
92 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews ballet performance nice performance old town stage theatre costumes tickets interval europe surtitles rigoletto synopsis building polish plot audience architecture
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 92 reviews
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

At the completion of my FREE walking tour, I decided to walk on my own to explore other areas located several blocks away from the Old Town. I came across this attraction and the other theater next to it. It was not opened during my...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank LolaGo1
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

You can watch from outside but of course it is much better to enjoy one operas of this most important scene. The building was extended during reconstruction of WW2 and the scene is the largets in Europe much bigger than La Scala in Milano. Not...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 382michalg
Reviewed August 16, 2018

Tried to buy two tickets for December. Followed the instructions to buy on-line and paid with VISA. The agency indicated by the Opera, Serwis24, did not pay to the Opera however and I lost the booking. I called the Opera and after being left on...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank peterxpt0
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Saw a performance of Carmen here and was blown away by the superb and passionate singing of the leading trio of singers. First rate performance! I had a good view of the stage from a third floor seat and the price I paid was extremely...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sydsolo
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

We had booked a trip to Ghent and Bruges from Expedia. The travel assistants and rye managers at the Brussels City Tours are very rude. The day began on a bad note due to them. The trip to the beautiful cities of Ghent and Bruges...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank HimanshuChakrawarti
Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

I visited the theatre this month and enjoyed the ballet performance very much. Though it was a bit hard to find the entrance to the theatre. Too many entrances ;)

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank natam78
Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

We saw "The Tempest" performed by the Polish National Ballet. It was well executed, although the set was minimalist and it lacked the choreography of classic ballet which were prefer. The music was pre- recorded Renaissance and Baroque orchestrations with live 2 live percussionists. The...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Gaggy1
Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

This is a very beautiful opera house. Built again in the 60’s as it’s was before demolition but you can see the 60’s influence in lighting and chairs. Very charming place to see opera. We saw The Magic flute day performance witch meant that there...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Finragazza
Reviewed November 27, 2017

I visited the Polish National Opera to see a performance of Verdi’s Rigoletto. Overall it was an enjoyable experience. The Performance: the performance was of a high standard with excellent singing. The production was traditional with opulent costumes but a somewhat tired set. The performance...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Alexinmelbourne
Reviewed November 8, 2017

I didn't go inside but the grand opera house is a magnificent buiding in a complex of theatres. There are some stunning carvings and statues atop of the theatre. Shame no show on when I visited.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank IAN D
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 133 nearby hotels
Hotel Bellotto
114 reviews
.12 miles away
Raffles Europejski Warsaw
65 reviews
.26 miles away
Hotel Bristol, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Warsaw
2,409 reviews
.27 miles away
Castle Inn
636 reviews
.32 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 3,289 nearby restaurants
Bistro de Paris
371 reviews
.12 miles away
Restauracja Elixir by Dom Wodki
263 reviews
.07 miles away
252 reviews
.10 miles away
The Alchemist Gastropub
278 reviews
.11 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 971 nearby attractions
Castle Square (Plac Zamkowy)
2,060 reviews
.20 miles away
Monument of Nicolaus Copernicus
353 reviews
.18 miles away
Adam Mickiewicz Monument
53 reviews
.20 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Cathleen S
May 9, 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from 737fun | Reviewed this property |
It is great time to buy tickets for whole season!
Cristina F
June 1, 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from EddieLew | Reviewed this property |
I would print them in advance. I didn't see anyone using their phone.