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This cultural venue, The National Cultural Centre "Cairo Opera House" is part of the Ministry of Culture and serves as an umbrella organization for all the music or dance companies, galleries, museums and the educational programs of the Cairo Opera...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Gezira Island | Ard Elopera, Gezira, Zamalek, Cairo 11511, Egypt
+20 2 27390144
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Reviewed 11 January 2019

It was on 7 th January 2019 at Main Hall 8 pm. That Show was great interesting but the place itself was terrible... No organization at all , the doors are open every second , the ushers or those are responsible for the seating are...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank manalfawzyelsayed
Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

The opera house if Cairo is one of the largest opera houses I have been to. Has 2 buildings for performances. A big one and a smaller one. A museum, musical institution and many other things.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Munirasaleh
Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

We attended the Nutcracker. The place itself is magnificent, the performance amazing and the music fantastic. The tickets cost peanuts compared to European prices. We recommend it tremendously and we'll be going to the Opera more often from now on.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Nathan K
Reviewed 25 November 2018

I had a great experience with my friends and husband at the Opera House Cairo watching a tango ballet, it was very nice to have this experience, it was super beautiful, totally worthy to go, only thing is they were very late compared with the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank melissalW7994TZ
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

100 egp for entering the main hall. There they require formal dress. But we didn't have anything fancy. They said "Any dress is good". We went for a concert. Very good. Little too much ac though.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 160idaw
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

The Cairo Opera House has a beautiful campus and a classic auditorium. It has a good repertoire of performances on it's schedule. Music lovers should try and squeeze in a visit to this place and also try to catch a show to enhance their Cairo...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank zazen_mumbai
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

I frequently visit cairo opera house...usually to attend ballet performances ...such as nutcracker... the brilliant swan lake...and different operas.. classical music .every saturday .... oriental egyptian music is also displayed during the year ...in summer outdoor performances in an open air theater take place... it...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank RashaN30
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Went to arrend Merry Wedow. Beautiful play. The opera setup was amazing. Great system for cairo. Still has the royal feeling if the opera. The actors did a great job.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mahmoud A
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

It is located at gezira island (zamalek), just beside the cairo tower.. So you can visit both at the same time.. It is a classy, calm & clean area, with some nice statues of famous egyptians like: Um Kalthoum, Abdul Halim Hafez, & others.. If...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank bahaa911
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

I bought some tickets on line to see the ballet. I believe 300 egyptian pounds for 2. The most reasonable tickets I have ever paid. Little bit of a challenge to find the main hall due to language challenges. Once in all is good. Just...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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2 December 2017|
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Response from sfouad2 | Reviewed this property |
Yes if the show in big hall . The dress code is formal .
24 January 2017|
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Response from Howaida E | Property representative |
hi, you can book your tickets online on Cairo Opera House official website