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The Royal Opera (L'Opera Royal)

Place d'Armes | Château de Versailles, 78000, Versailles, France
+33 1 30 83 78 00
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Place d'Armes | Château de Versailles, 78000, Versailles, France
+33 1 30 83 78 00
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

We took the guided tour that included the visit to the Royal Opera and it was really worth it. This is not to be missed even if you don't love opera. The detailed in the wooden panels that cover the wall was impressive, as the...More

Thank Ratna_BSBL
Reviewed 5 September 2017

The room was very nice, on the day we went you could just peek inside. It was quite busy. We did not purchase the audio tour, but those who did blocked the entrance- actually they pushed ahead..annoying

Thank M2He
Reviewed 26 August 2017

I did not really saw the opera as this was the part of the tour, but I did hear the rehearsal. The acoustics were amazing, and the opera itself a piece of beauty.

Thank lostghost85
Reviewed 22 August 2017

The Royal Opera is so beautifully done that it is to be seen to believe. Not sure if it is very popular amongst tourists but surely it is a marvel of beauty and design. It was a high point of my trip

Thank ontime7
Reviewed 26 July 2017

The end of the theatrical season at the Palace of Versailles gave us a wonderful opportunity to watch a hitherto unknown (to us) opera of Vivaldi (Arsilda) that was recently staged at the small but magnificent opera house tucked in a corner of the palace....More

Thank EloZ523
Reviewed 14 June 2017

The opera is as opulent as the rest of the chateau. We attended an opera concert at the concert hall and it was mesmerizing. A truly memorable event.

Thank L M
Reviewed 22 May 2017

The grandeur and opulence of the architecture and design is impressive. Paintings (including ceilings) and sculptures by masters of the period - like a visit to a gallery and museum in one. Recommend use of audio guide during tour.

Thank ronkane
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Amazingly, only 5 people were enjoying the Royal Opera, including us 2. It was a Saturday and there were 1,000's of visitors in the garden. The reason may be that signposting in the garden is not very well done, if at all present. There are...More

Thank ClogsinFrance
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Myself and a friend visited the Opera house in the afternoon before heading back to London. We opted to take the 1 hour 15 minute tour, I believe the difference between just the entry price and adding the tour was € and was definitely worth...More

1  Thank Anthony F
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This is such a magnificent building! It has such over the top entry and hallways and ceilings! Mind-blowing actually!

Thank Lance M
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14 June 2017|
Response from gdub500 | Reviewed this property |
Hey there, we booked a guided tour on the day at the Palace of Versailles. We arrived early in the morning to the palace, booked the guided tour and we just had to wait in this room for about 15 minutes. The Royal Opera part... More