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Latvian National Opera

Aspazijas bulvaris 3, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 073 777
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The opera house is set in lovely gardens to the front and the city canal goes down one side and the building itself looks really impressive.Inside the opera house is absolutely beautiful with very ornate plaster work on the ceilings and balconies.We got tickets to...More

Thank scubacol11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The location of the opera is unique - by the canal at the park - absolutely beautiful and romantic !!! Old trees , flowers and some sculptures makes it even more unique !!!

Thank Danny S
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

The guide gave us a fast tour through the,building. We had, with the big group, sometimes difficulties with hearing the complete story in the different rooms. It went some times a little to fast because she started when not everybody was in. But the building...More

Thank Ronald B
Reviewed 26 June 2017

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

Thank Davide G
Reviewed 25 June 2017

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 7 June 2017

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 23 May 2017

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 21 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
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Busaba T
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
14 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
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!