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Gustav Adolf square 2, Stockholm 103 22, Sweden
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Reviewed 5 days ago

stopped in to see if any opera was in town and sadly not. they had a piano recital in one of the gilded side rooms after a champagne reception that was included in the ticket. the recital was adult siblings playing on the same piano...More

Thank panster
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Swedish opera is a stunning building which we had the opportunity To visit with a great guide. The tour takes you to many places you would never see such as the choir practice and ballet practice rooms. The orchestra pit was also amazing to...More

Thank dalidude
Reviewed 1 August 2018

I use to visit every opera house wherever I find myself trying also to see an opera. Unfortunately, when I was there, nothing was played.Therefore I just visited that nice building from the outside so I actually can not give any opinion just the building.

Thank Rami A
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

I didn't want to go on this tour at first but was I glad I did. Remnant of Versailles could be seen in this Opera house, which is actually quite small in comparison to other famous Opera houses. The history of the Opera house was...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

It is a very historical looking building, nice architecture. Sadly we were not in town long enough to see a play.

Thank Natalie S
Reviewed 29 May 2018

It was a chilly day in Stockholm and we were touring via bus. Luckily, we drove around the Royal Swedish Opera House - what a gorgeous building - would have loved to see an opera there.

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 20 May 2018

We had the pleasure of seeing Aida at the Royal Swedish Opera on a Wednesday evening. It was an almost otherworldly experience. The opera house is a beautiful and classic structure with grand spaces and interesting exhibits of props, costumes and artifacts. We started the...More

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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

This is a really beautiful building, we didn’t go inside... but did walk around it. Was Nice for photos.

Thank Sinead W
Reviewed 10 May 2018

I did not go for a performance but simply admired the architecture of this beautiful building. This has been the Swedish national venue for opera and ballet since January 18, 1773. In 1792 the Opera House was the site of the assassination of King Gustav...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

We came here to watch a superb opening night production of Eugene Onegin. The venue is small compared to other opera houses I have been to but very beautiful and well organised. The seats have more leg room than I am used to. People from...More

Thank Marco T
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28 May 2018|
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Response from KatielouAustralia | Reviewed this property |
As there is a lot of construction work going on around the cruise port I would advise using a taxi
Lara E
8 December 2017|
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