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Opera House (Operan)

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Address: 2 Jakobs Torg, Stockholm 111 52, Sweden
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The place to imagine you’re Bella having the night of your life in an enchanted opera house with / without Beast.

There’s no classier way to spoil yourself than to catch a show at the Kungliga Operan. You’ll regale in the 1800s majestic neo-classical building that greets with a magnificent... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There’s no classier way to spoil yourself than to catch a show at the Kungliga Operan. You’ll regale in the 1800s majestic neo-classical building that greets with a magnificent gold foyer and elegant marble grand staircase leading to a three-tiered auditorium which fits 1200 guests. Though most productions are in the original language (with Swedish subtitles), with only a few... More 

Thank eevonng
Malmo, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best performance of La Boheme I have ever seen! The performance has an amusing Scandinavian twist with profound humor. Highly recommendable!

Thank Ann R
Uppsala, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Opera House is beautiful inside and outside. Great architecture for those interested. Gorgeously decorated inside likewise. The actual stage and seating area is smaller than one might imagine which makes for a very cozy and intimate setting. The operas played here are frequently of a very high quality. Warmly recommended.

Thank DiatomicRoll
Chisinau, Moldova
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved it. It have a great architecture, if you get in the city I would say a must see place. Beside I' a big opera fan and will never miss the chance to watch one :)

Thank Corina T
Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

A beautiful house, especially on the inside. Great singers and friendly staff. A bit long que in the pause if you want to buy beverages. Worth a visit, even to just step inside the foyer to look at the old costumes and read about the history of the opera.

Thank vonProschwitz
Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

I have attended the great lunchtime shows at the Opera house the last 2 years. A great experience. There us a set menu with a selection of different music sets depending on days. I just love the experience but the food is OK and the music is fine.

Thank Robtane
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We went to see Nutcracker here, it was fantastic, great performance, superb venue, well organised. Really chilled out atmosphere.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

The main reason for the visit was to see a performance of "Nixon in China". I have seen an excellent production elsewhere, but the Stockholm production was even better. Having not visited this opera house for several years it was good to be reminded of its elegant interior.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

The building from the outside is not particularly notable, but the inside is another matter. While not as elaborate as the Opera Garnier in Paris or the State Opera in Prague, it's elegant, tasteful & worth seeing. Saw "Nixon in China" & the acoustics & sightlines were outstanding. The building is in the best part of Stockholm and has a... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

I saw Midsommarnatts dröm here. Lovely gold foaje, great atomsfere during the breaks. Lovely play with loads energy put into the crew, lights and effects. Always love to walk inside the goldroom and have a glas of bubbel water.

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