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Hungarian State Opera House (Magyar Allami Operahaz)
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This magnificent new-Renaissance style structure, completed in 1884 and modeled after the Vienna Opera House, is home to both the State Opera and the State Ballet.
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
“euro Holiday June 2013”
Reviewed July 4, 2013

A visit to this opera house was included as part of our river boat cruise with Uniworld. I am not an opera fan but it was a great way to experience the local culture and entertainment scene

Visited June 2013
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Vancouver, Canada
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“A beautiful building”
Reviewed July 3, 2013

Lovely opera house - but the tour was a bit lacking. Too many tours in too many languages at the same time! Difficult to hear at times, and tours were stepping on each other. But - the building is fabulous - helped that I was staying around the corner and could hear the singers practice in the mornings!

Visited June 2013
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Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Beautiful Opera House”
Reviewed July 2, 2013

I saw a performance of Snow White and the Seven Drwarfs at the Opera House this June. It was a fun ballet. The Opera House was the star of the show though with it's beautiful construction and elegant chandelier and painted ceilings. It's definitely worth seeing while in Budapest. However, if you end up catching a show there, make sure to buy a ticket in the main seating. I had terrible seats in the nose bleed section and could not see very well and the seats were terribly cramped.

Visited June 2013
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London, UK
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“Great for a quick visit”
Reviewed July 2, 2013

Beautiful building, well worth the trip. You can buy tickets to performances for as little as 3 USD, but be warned the view is very limited. Still, worth it -- even if you don't stay long -- simply for the atmosphere!

Visited June 2013
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Buenos Aires
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“Nothing special”
Reviewed July 1, 2013

You can't expect nothing special if you compare this opera house with other cities' opera houses, like all in Hungary are written in Magyar so you are really lost because nobody will help you.-

Visited April 2013
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