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Opera Municipal de Marseille

2 rue Moliere, 13001 Marseille, France
+33 4 91 55 11 10
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Lovely building - shame about the seating & the lighting!

It's always interesting to visit an opera house, to see the grand people of the town attend in... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2017
Christine W
Rugby, United Kingdom
Good but

I visited to see the opera Lakme. The building is a stylish early art deco one. The opera itself... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2017
Ivor M
London, United Kingdom
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21 Jun 2017
“Lovely building - shame about the seating & the lighting!”
7 Apr 2017
“Great acoustic, Good director”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
2 rue Moliere, 13001 Marseille, France
+33 4 91 55 11 10
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

It's always interesting to visit an opera house, to see the grand people of the town attend in their finery! It was an extremely hot, balmy evening when we went to hear probably the best living tenor in the world now, Juan Diego Florez sing...More

Thank Christine W
Reviewed 19 May 2017

I visited to see the opera Lakme. The building is a stylish early art deco one. The opera itself was well done and beautifully sung. The prices were at London prices. However, as others have said, the seating was the worst I have ever experienced...More

Thank Ivor M
Reviewed 7 April 2017

The opera productions are high quality and tickets are ery reasonably priced. There is no proper air conditioning, so the top level gets very very hot. The front row does't have much leg space, which altogether makes overall experience a bit tough. Otherwise, highly recommended...More

Thank Galine E
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Overlooking the old port, the Opera House grounds provides panoramic views of the city of Marseille. Our taxi drivers took us here and we were not disappointed after the short walk through a tidy park.

Thank BarbeeAL
Reviewed 29 September 2016

I'm a well travelled opera fan, so I trust my report is relevant to others. I paid decent money for a 1st tier centre seat, and expected it to be good, and certainly the view was. Then I tried to sit down. At 6'2" it...More

2  Thank alex1504
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

We visited the opera municipal for a operetta in the festive period which meant every seat in the house was taken. The building has long past its heyday but is still in good shape if dated. The architecture is still beautiful surrounding the stage. Make...More

1  Thank NatNatlondon1
Reviewed 4 August 2015

This is one of the most beautiful opera houses we have ever seen, lovely proportions and design, located on an interesting square. We wish the opera season was on, but sadly this was not the case.

1  Thank Hooggenoeg
Reviewed 23 July 2014

Closed due to the time of year---but a great opera house, and worth a visit when opera or other attractions are playing

1  Thank SCOBAR123
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