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The Metropolitan Opera

West 62nd Street, Lincoln Center, New York City, NY 10023
+1 212-799-3100
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Very nice experience visiting the Met

Walked over and got my tix from will call at the box office. Very good so you don't lose them or... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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A must do if you are in New York

I've been here a handful of times. It just EXUDES New York. The shows are of course phenomenal. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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The Met opened in 1883 and is one of the most famous opera houses in the country today.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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West 62nd Street, Lincoln Center, New York City, NY 10023
Upper West Side
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Reviewed yesterday

Walked over and got my tix from will call at the box office. Very good so you don't lose them or misplace them or they get lost in the mail. When I ordered my tix, the website was having problems so I had to live...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been here a handful of times. It just EXUDES New York. The shows are of course phenomenal. The atmosphere is wonderful. You can just feel the history of theater in the air.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous venue, including the glorious chandeliers! We booked well ahead for L'elisir d'amore, it was no problem booking online. We had good seats in the circle and the acoustics were fine, as was the temperature in the auditorium (it was a freezing cold night outside)....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t know how long this will run but it’s the best ballet I’ve ever seen. Recommend a seat in the Grand Tier or above because the corps de ballet is a vision to behold and perhaps their glorious precision is best seen from above. All...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent and it was my first opera. Cendrillion -- Cinderella. Funny, sweet, sad. Beautiful atmosphere. We had dessert during intermission and that was my highlight!!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a highlight of our stay in New York, we wanted to go to the Metropolitan opera. We had to accept the seats that were available, in a box on the highest level. The opera was Lucia de Lammermour . We arrived in ample time,...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

We may have started watching screenings at our local cinema in the UK, but we have been visiting NYC for some years now and always include one or two live productions. This year it was Lucia and Cendrillon. Both excellent and yesterday’s final season performance...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

The exterior is lovely. The interior, the same. However, the seats in our balcony level were cramped, with very little leg room and no lower back support. My back cramped through the entire performance. Drinks were grossly expensive, and we didn't find out until the...More

Thank Tim S
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Attending an opera at the Met has been on my bucket list for decades and I was recently able to fulfill my dreams. We took our 11 year old grandtwins to Cendrillion and they were enchanted. Sitting high in the family circle, we could hear...More

Thank Cathey F
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

I went this week to 2 productions and the performances itself were very nice. The auditorium is rather beautiful, but compared to the Italian or French houses it's lacking of warmth and feeling. When the performance started, a lot of people were still on their...More

Thank Jonathan P
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Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the
Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a
quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of
downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center,
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Response from LondonNifty | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the previous answer, you may pay less with a discounter but with direct booking you get certainty, why take the risk?
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Scott E
11 March 2018|
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Response from Alfonso C | Reviewed this property |
There is no dress rehearsal for Cosi fan tutte on Thursday morning 3/15/18. You need to have a ticket for any dress rehearsal. No admission without a ticket. Dress rehearsal tickets are given out to season subscribers.
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