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Opera House (Operan)

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Address: 2 Jakobs Torg, Stockholm 111 52, Sweden
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One of the classic places in Stockholm

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Stockholm, Sweden
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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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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.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 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 25 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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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Sweden's Royal Opera is magically beautiful. I recommend everyone to visit our National Opera and ballet / modern dance. Today's performance was the "Barber of Seville" and everything from directing, actors, conductors and musicians were fantastic! Thanks! // Mats Samaras, Stockholm, Sweden

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Alberta, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

In a nice area of town. Didn't have anything gong on when we were there, but still neat to look at. Would be fun to see something live there I bet!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

What a great place! Not only beautiful but full of action with bars and areas that offer a great view of the city. Very lively place. If you have a chance to take a tour, do it! Worthwhile if you are not actually going for a performance. Great food too!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

It's a gorgeous building situated on a grand square in which complementary architecture is present. The facade is delightful, classically inspired reflecting the timeline of its establishment. A great equestrian sculpture is the middle of the square, in front of the opera. It is a panoramic scene with them both in sight.

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