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Opera de Nice: Tours & Tickets

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4 rue Saint Francois de Paule, 06364 Nice, France
Old Town / Vieux Nice
+33 4 92 17 40 00
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Reviewed September 16, 2019 via mobile

This is world class! What a beautiful building. Looks stunning at night. Well worth a look. Recommended

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed May 15, 2019

The Opera dates back to 1828 and adopted its curent name in 1902. It currently houses the Noice ballet and Philharmonic Orchestra. It is an interesting building that has hosted some famous people and kings over the years. Worth a look.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 20, 2019 via mobile

The building is an old Italian style opera house. The interior and exterior are very well maintained. It is located in the old town, so it offers a good way to start the evening. I went to see two ballet performance. The quality of the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 18, 2019

April 2019 - ballet performance. It was a wonderful evening. We’ve been fortunate to visit several of the world’s opera houses, but there’s something about this one that is truly exceptional. Stalls plus three levels of boxes plus a further two of galleries. Yet it...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

This massive opera house in Nice's Old Town has an outer shell of traditional stone masonry and boasts eclectic architecture with statues, columns, and curves.The interior, which I did not get to see, is known for its lavish decorations, including gilded boxes. I missed the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rumples
Reviewed January 14, 2019

I attended the ballet and it was such a lovely treat. The building itself is beautiful and opulent. The performances were wonderful and I enjoyed sitting in a box. At the interval the bar sells drinks and madeleines. There is a lift and accessible toilets...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2018

The Opera hosts 3 types of performances: opera, ballets, and concerts in the classical style. The present building was erected after a gas fire reduced the opera house to ashes. Four years later, it re-opened. The new Italianate building intentionally veered away from the "Parisian...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 30, 2018

This elegant building dates back to 1885 and was designed by architect Francois Aune, who was one of Gustave Eiffel's disciples. It is erected at the site of an old wooden theatre, which was burnt to the ground in a gas explosion in 1881. It's...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

The opera house is lovely inside but a little tired. The acoustics are not so good especially from the first rows orchestra but what an experience to be in this historic site.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 9, 2018

For English speaking people,there were no English subtitles The air conditioning was not on in the middle of May which made for a truly uncomfortable experience. We had to leave during intermission. Seating is very tight and close and makes it almost impossible to sit...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Response from PMacOtt | Reviewed this property |
As in many operas around the world, the operas are in various languages with sub-tittles up above for folk to understand what is being sung. In the case of Nice, the subtitles were obviously in French, so we had a Russian... More
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No, it's not necessary. Casual dress is OK