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Opera Theatre d'Avignon

1 rue Racine, 84000, Avignon, France
+33 4 90 82 42 42
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Amazing architecture

Outside, the opera looks very nice. It is located on Place de l'Horloge. I think it can be seen... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sofia, Bulgaria
Not open....

...to the public, and staffed by people determined to keep you out. I do not understand why this... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2016
Richard L
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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2 weeks ago
“Amazing architecture”
11 Sep 2016
“Not open....”
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1 rue Racine, 84000, Avignon, France
+33 4 90 82 42 42
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outside, the opera looks very nice. It is located on Place de l'Horloge. I think it can be seen from the inside only when there is a show.

Thank Ogi0
Reviewed 11 September 2016

...to the public, and staffed by people determined to keep you out. I do not understand why this magnificent building is not open for visitors. It allegedly has a famous carousel at roof level. There are many people behind the desk apparently involved in municipal...More

Thank Richard L
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

An amazing structure especially its facade with two huge personality that reflects human drama in its side, can't miss this building near to Hotel de Ville, facing numbers of local restaurants.

Thank Jun J
Reviewed 29 June 2016

what a facade=simply stunning piece of European architecture. located in the center of tourist area. worth looking at.

Thank jlantern3
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

This is a prominent building of the classical style. It's located next to the Hotel de Ville, and in the lovely place full of trees and cafes.

Thank AnaZad
Reviewed 10 May 2016

I really liked the exterior of the Opera and spent some time photographing various details. Take as a whole, it is a bit overdone. But its central location seemed to indicate that regardless of the cities religious focus, the arts were equally important.

Thank G C
Reviewed 12 April 2016

The Opera Theatre, which stands in a corner of the Place d'Horloge, has a wonderful façade. The entrance is three bays wide with a balcony above the doors, which is then topped by a pediment with carvings of female figures in the spandrels. In our...More

Thank mjc404
Reviewed 21 March 2016

The Opera Theater is located in the busy, central square of Avignon. There are lots of nearby restaurants and other beautiful buildings. The theater does put on performances but we were visiting on a cruise ship tour and did not have time to see a...More

Thank JT_Turner3
Reviewed 23 November 2015

The Opera Theatre d'Avignon has a prime location on the Place de l'Horloge next to the Hotel de Ville and not far from the Palais des Papes. Alhough not as large and impressive as the grand opera houses of Europe’s more populous cities, it’s very...More

Thank Citallwic
Reviewed 15 November 2015

On our tour of Avignon our guide pointed out this beautiful building. It is not the original Opera House as that was burned down. This one dates from 1847 and been beautifully kept. It is worth stopping to view and if you have the time...More

Thank Kevin F
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