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The Royal Swedish Opera

Gustav Adolf square 2, Stockholm 103 22, Sweden
+46 8 791 44 00
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Gustav Adolf square 2, Stockholm 103 22, Sweden
Norrmalm
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"beautiful building"
in 14 reviews
"backstage tour"
in 4 reviews
"behind the scenes"
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"neo classical building"
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"great performance"
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"modern dance"
in 2 reviews
"superb evening"
in 2 reviews
"king gustav"
in 3 reviews
"guided tours are"
in 2 reviews
"interesting tour"
in 2 reviews
"great architecture"
in 2 reviews
"private tour"
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"great guide"
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"worth a visit"
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"visiting stockholm"
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"ballet"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

First visit to Fedora. Nice opera with good music but orchestra very loud and singers seemed to be amplified by row of microphones. Singing, acting and sets mediocre...the exact opposite of a lavish production. Second visit to Lehar's Merry Widow. We know the story but...More

Thank Peter N
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

I'm not a huge fan of opera myself, but I can appreciate great art and that's what they present. The building is beautiful and the acoustics are very good. From restricted view seats on 3rd balcony row 4 you could see most of the scene...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

Come on time, Swedes are very punctual. The waiting point is the main entrance. Not early – then you'll have to wait outdoors, and it's not very agreeable in winter or even in autumn, the opera house stands on water, may be chilly. And certainly...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

The present Opera House is from 1899. It is a majestic neo-classical building with a magnificent gold foyer and an elegant marble grand staircase leading to a three-tiered auditorium which seats 1,200. This time we booked tickets online for Tosca. Although we didn't get better...More

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Reviewed 10 December 2017

It's a vey imposing buidling from the outside, and it's very nice in the inside too. Went to see Cinderella. As thsi was the Première, it had a special feel. Tips: if you want to eat at the interval, pre-order! Dress code: all styles were...More

Thank ML_Travels140
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

A marvelous building, both exterior and interior from the 18th century. We enjoyed an excellent performance, had champagne during the pause in the fantastic spaces within the building

Thank Rikard S
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

Drove past the road in front of Kungliga Operan or the Royal Swedish Opera in Stockholm. Did not really watch any performance there. Just an admirer of the building´s architectural design. It´s a building that one would never miss.

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Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the modern version of the Merry Widow. The cast was talented and very funny. Refreshments duting break were awesome.

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Reviewed 4 November 2017

a beautiful building with nice restaurants, I attended 2 events here, an opera which wasn't great (also I had a poor seat) and a modern dance event which was very good (French choreographers, I also had a better seat), worth booking a ticket for an...More

Thank R H
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Every opera company should have audiences as appreciative as I witnessed in Stockholm. I will say that the performance of Manon Lescaut was ending in two more shows. I will also state that without a clue about the plot of this particular opera that I...More

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Norrmalm
Norrmalm is Stockholm’s most central and busiest
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Sergels Torg glass obelisk, the famous Hay Market with
its Carl Milles sculptures, and the Hötorget
Skyscrapers, a sight on every other Stockholm
postcard. Norrmalm is also home to Sweden’s most
traditional department stores Nordiska Kompaniet and
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Lara E
8 December 2017|
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Response from twitterpook | Reviewed this property |
It would depend on the location with the covered sight. When I was purchasing tickets from the box office, it was recommended to me to place emphasis on the acoustics of the seat. Any covered sight seat would also have... More
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Response from Mizner | Reviewed this property |
Here is the schedule. Mercoledì 2 Agosto 13:00visita guidata 13:00Visita guidata in lingua inglese 15:00visita guidata 15:00Visita guidata in lingua inglese 17:00Concerto d'estate REALE FOYER CONCERTO Giovedi, 3 mese... More
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