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The Metropolitan Opera
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Owner description: The Met opened in 1883 and is one of the most famous opera houses in the country today.
Dublin, Ireland
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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2013

What a wonderful venue ,atsmophere fantastic,opera out of this world,tickets were expensive but worth it for a very special night,seats very comfortable

Visited March 2013
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Toronto, Canada
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“One of the great shrines of opera”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2013

The Metropolitan Opera is usually our core reason for visiting New York, and it certainly was this time. We attended a wonderful performance of Parsifal and a somewhat less impressive performance of Don Carlo, not because of the voices, which were superb, but because of Lorin Maazel's over-deliberate conducting. The Met's acoustics are great, especially given the size of the hall. It must be said, too, that the Met's productions are, on the whole, blessedly free of many of the directorial idiocies that one now routinely sees on European opera stages, most notably in Germany.

Visited March 2013
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Long Beach Island, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“One of my favorite places”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2013

I was there last years ago for my subscriptions of operas love the place, take your camera close to many restaurants

Visited April 2012
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Street, England, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Amazing Experience!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2013

We were lucky enough to go on a backstage tour and the things we got to see were just incredible. Definitely recommend this as a must-see on your next NYC visit!

Visited March 2013
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manhattan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Not into opera? give it a look.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 8, 2013

I am very keen on the oepra and this past weekend saw two performances there . One of the amzing things about the Opera House are the crystal chandeliers - gift of Austria -in the lobby and in the auditorium. They give a very sparkling air and it is a treat to see them dim as they slowly rise to the ceiling as the performance is about to begin.

Visited March 2013
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