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Bucharest National Opera House

70-72, Mihail Kogalniceanu Boulevard, Bucharest, Romania
+40 21 314 6980
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Good productions in a sauna

The building doesn't have AC which is unacceptable for an European capital opera house. Regardless... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
Cristina C
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
No performaces June thru August

While there I attempted to get tickets. No performances June thru August. This location has been... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
G L
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Malaysia
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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70-72, Mihail Kogalniceanu Boulevard, Bucharest, Romania
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+40 21 314 6980
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

The building doesn't have AC which is unacceptable for an European capital opera house. Regardless of whether you go in the winter or summer, stay away from the high balcony seats where it gets unbearably hot and stuffy. To address the issue the management recommends...More

Thank Cristina C
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

While there I attempted to get tickets. No performances June thru August. This location has been opened since 1954. It's a great location for photos and near the park.

Thank G L
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Reading some of the reviews compelled me to write one of my own. I have been to Bucharest's opera house on many occasion on several trips to Romania £ for £ it is indeed excellent value but it is not comparable to the major opera...More

Thank Gideon E
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

I was at an opera show and I was very impressed by both the artistic and the decorative quality. The building is very well renovated and has a great experience on the whole. I recommend you go even if you are not a fan of...More

Thank ValiMV
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We bought center tickets for what was my first opera, and everything was splendid. Excellent acoustics, very cheap ticket prices, and a very good performance. This is an absolute must-do attraction when visiting in Bucharest.

Thank Eric J
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Ticket in the stalls 60 RON - best seat in the house ... No photography during performance. Attended opera company performance of Mozart's "Cosi Fan Tutti" ... excellent production - lead singers were fantastic - set was clever - costumes all good and the theatre...More

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 26 February 2017

we went to the opera and saw Nabucco, this production blew us away espcially as it was only £8.50 for two tickets, such a beautiful building. I would love to see another production here in the future.

Thank roosterbeccles
Reviewed 26 February 2017

A beautiful building and easy to get to on foot or by taxi from central hotels like the Athenee Palace Hilton. Our tickets were bought online a few weeks before we left home. Less than £10 including all fees for our 2 seats was unbelievable!...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Music and performance-wise, the National Opera of Bucharest is on par with the greatest names in the world, such as the Met or La Scala. However, there is a lot of room for improvement regarding the interior design or the scale and detail of the...More

Thank Moldovan C
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We have visited this glorious venue twice in as many days, for the performances of La Boheme and Don Giovanni. We bought tickets online about three weeks ago, at super affordable prices up in the gods, (balcony last row). However we still had an excellent...More

Thank JnVSydney
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Jane B
26 April 2017|
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Response from Ken M | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jane ... if you are not in Bucharest have a look on the Opera House web site - you can purchase tickets there and do a print out of your purchase - then when you get to the city, take that pint out to the box office and... More
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Jane B
26 April 2017|
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Response from roosterbeccles | Reviewed this property |
Im not sure, I did ours online and printed before arrival, it was very easy and efficient
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Response from Oana M | Reviewed this property |
Therere is a website , i am not allowed to put the link here, but if you write in google " Opera nationala bucuresti" you will find among first results, the officual site of the oprera, with all the information about... More
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