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Latvian National Opera

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Address: Aspazijas bulvaris 3, Riga 1050, Latvia
Phone Number: +371 67 073 777
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Nice building, both outside and inside. If you have the chance, buyt tickets for the opera. It is cheap, and you can expect great performances. Check the agenda in advance.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Boliden, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice building, both outside and inside. If you have the chance, buyt tickets for the opera. It is cheap, and you can expect great performances. Check the agenda in advance.

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Brookline, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wanted to see the inside of the theater but there were no tours during my stay. So I purchased a 3rd row balccony seat for 21 euros (there were only about 10 seats left in the theater!) THe interior was gorgeous and the performance quite good. I am not into opera, but I did enjoy it. And I was... More 

Thank Mitchell D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is probably one of the very few operas in Europe where you can enjoy high-class ballet and opera at pop-culture prices. I try to visit as frequently as possible. Beautiful interior. In summers, you can also enjoy your cup of coffee or glass of wine on the Opera House's balcony with a beautiful view of the small park in... More 

Thank Lauciah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

Watched a modern version of Bolero at the National Opera House and it was amazing. The building is stunning and the performance lived up to expectations. I was a bit wary of the dress code, as stipulated on the Opera House's website, so wore a suit without a tie. Although most of the audience were smartly dressed, there were plenty... More 

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Riga, Latvia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

Just been treated to superb performance of Madam Butterfly.... magnificent ! Many National Operas are stuffy formal places. Whilst RNO is very classical building the atmosphere is very relaxed and nobody looks down their nose at you if you are wearing T shirt and jeans ! Tickets very realistically priced, facilities good would highly recommend !!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Just been to see La Traviata which was amazing Many bars, staffed well which meant little waiting around at intervals A must do in Riga!!

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Seoul, South Korea
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

This opera house has a beautiful garden, so you can take a rest here before you walk around the park.

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Petah Tiqwa, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Saw the "Bolero Ballet" there. Orchestra was mediocre to good , the dancers seemed very young and lacked maturity and confidence. As it was mid August when everyone is on vacation , maybe we were seeing the youth troop , the coming generation of dancers. The soloists were good and professional. The problem was the seats. Third or fourth tier,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

In contrast to rather modest appearance of this theater building, the inside is another world with decorative style. If performance (either opera or ballet) runs during your stay in Riga, worthy to attend it. Tickets are affordable and available on-line too.

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Buren, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

When in Riga, try to visit one of their ballet or opera performances. The building is not that old (1923), but it is built and decorated to resemble a much older era. Inside it really feels and looks like the 19th century. You can also just take the tour. However, you would deprive yourself of a unique change to see... More 

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