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Latvian National Opera

Aspazijas bulvaris 3, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 073 777
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Aspazijas bulvaris 3, Riga 1050, Latvia
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Reviewed yesterday

Nice opera house just in front of the freedom monument, surrounded by a charming park. A little corner of paradise!

Thank Davide G
Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I visited mid June to see Faust, during the opera festival. We had good seats that were very reasonably priced, especially when compared to what we would have paid back in the UK for the same. We had a really nice evening...More

Thank walkeramy2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to watch Swan Lake whilst we were here, the best value tickets ever. The Opera House is stunning, grand and opulent yet intimate enough to ensure that wherever you happen to sit you are guaranteed a fantastic view. I would come...More

Thank GreekBouflets
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you come to visit Riga Opera house is one place you have to see. It is veru old (from 1863) building, but not only for this reason. There is an excelent artists and performances both opera and ballet. Very good time is June when...More

1  Thank Sarma2014
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Saw a production of the ballet, La Bayadére last night - at the end of a short trip that had taken in Estonian National Opera, The Mariinski and the Bolshoi - all had been excellent unsurprisingly! The ballet here in Riga however was incredible: a...More

1  Thank Nicholas22
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Except for the annoying chairs in the booths, the place is extraordinary with a magnificent stage, scenery and props. A must visit with affordable pricing and variety of showd

1  Thank Saar G
Reviewed 21 April 2017

When it is sold out, you can ask about standing tickets. Go to the Box Office at 6pm on the day and there might be room in the standing section. It is at the very top of the top but a fantastic view. I saw...More

1  Thank glasgowbeck
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We visited the Latvian National Opera in Riga to see their production of probably the first opera I'd ever heard of as a child - Mozart's Marriage of Figaro - but with a twist! Stunning opera house, great seats as it was the first thing...More

1  Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I went to see the " Marriage of Figaro". Spend EUR 7.00 show lasted more then 3 hours. even if you are not an opera fan, i would say it is a must visit.

1  Thank Chantal S
Reviewed 27 March 2017

There are many interesting places in the park where we wanted to capture my presence in the photo, so that later it would be pleasant to remember. And this sunny evening was really beautiful.

Thank Alex V
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Busaba T
I am going to be in Riga during 28th June till 2nd July 2017 Do you have any performance there? Thanks Nam
17 June 2017|
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Response from JuneinNorway | Reviewed this property |
Riga has an annual opera festival period in mid-June which is definitely worth looking into and purchasing tickets in advance. It is an absolutely lovely and stunning event series. A big must-do, but not necessarily on the... More
Lucie M
Do they show subtitles with the Opera shows in this theatre (they do in Prague which is fantastic as you can follow the whole story) ?
15 December 2016|
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Response from irrbe | Property representative |
Yes, there are English surtitles for all opera performances. But due to technical reasons you can't see them from all seats. If you want to see translation don't choose seats in the 2nd and 3d row in side boxes and starting... More
What performances will be playing at the National Opera House May 19-21?
26 April 2016|
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Response from Jan D | Reviewed this property |
Website very easy to use and to buy your tickets. Just type in Latvian national opera house and then in top right corner you can change language to English. Hope you enjoy it, we did!