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The Royal Opera (L'Opera Royal)

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Address: Place d'Armes | Château de Versailles, 78000, Versailles, France
Phone Number: +33 1 30 83 78 00
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God the opulence

It can be viewed as a part of guided tour of Kings apartments. The auditorium is amazing with rich color and huge chandeliers. Loved all the stories that our guide had to tell... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Bengaluru, India
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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It can be viewed as a part of guided tour of Kings apartments. The auditorium is amazing with rich color and huge chandeliers. Loved all the stories that our guide had to tell about the opera.

Thank aparnaka11
Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Couldn't believe they could fit 1000 people in this tiny theater. If you are staying in Versailles they still do productions here. Very quaint & smart design.

Thank sherry w
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Royal Opera was part of our guided tour. It was a privilege to sit and be led into the past glory of this magnificent place. We discovered how the stages worked and I loved the idea of a floating floor and how the whole area could be converted into a ballroom. This is not to be missed!

Thank 145Carol
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This was part of our private tour. We were able to sit in the lower chairs and everything is original from the 17th century!!! It was only used a handful of times, unbelievable the technology they used to design!

Thank dirtdivanm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I was amazed to be shown this very special theatre on our private tour. The history is amazing and I am so glad it has been restored to it's original beauty. I would love to see a performance here one day too.

Thank letsgosydney
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

I visited this area on a private tour, but would love to attend a performance here. It is one of the most beautiful theatres I have ever seen and wonderfully restored.

Thank HollySFraser
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

A guided tour is a must to appreciate this visit which may include the main palace. Again bathroom access is an issue

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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

The architect had only 250 days to build this opera house, in preparation for the wedding of Marie Antoinette to Louis IV. The corners cut are visible only when revealed. It is an awe inspiring house.

Thank Ronald T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

This tour took me by surprise. They were offering an English speaking tour and we debated on whether or not to do it. We did but honestly, I don't know I would do it again. I would go back and stroll around the theatre - it was so beautiful.

Thank Dbroderick1
Fort Erie, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This building is amazing. Every ceiling is intricately decorated and there is marble everywhere. This building rivals the Chateau at Versailles in its beauty and opulence. A must see for everyone that visits Paris.

Thank rkirk322

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