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Grand Theatre

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Considered by many to be the cultural heart of the city, this elaborately carved opera house surprises the senses with its fine architecture and interior design as well as its world-class performances.
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2 Place de la Comedie, 33024, Bordeaux, France
+33 5 56 00 85 95
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful piece of art, this monumental building in the centre of Bordeaux is a place not to miss. Visits allowed but, if possible, go and buy a ticket for any event. Breathtaking

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They do a tour here for a very reasonable price. Be aware, they only had a French language tour available when we were there. Still very pretty inside.

Thank katherines2691
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a beautiful building but the tour (offered only in French) is very limited and did not allow access to the theatre proper.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The theatre was very big and wide. it was great to see. for children under five the tour will be very boring but for tourists it's great.

Thank Krupa S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This really is a "grand" theater. It sits on 12 columns and 12 figures grace the top (3 of which are Minerva, Venus, and Juno/Hera who was the wife of Zeus). The other nine are muses. It was built in the 1780's in a neo-classical...More

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Reviewed October 10, 2018

This was a complete rip off because they advertise a tour of the grand Theatre but since they had a rehearsal going on they had 20 of us look in through a window of glass. The lights were off in the theatre so you couldn’t...More

Thank bethincanada
Reviewed September 3, 2018

If you are lucky there might be a concert or opera being performed. If not take a tour. Stunning building inside and out. Look for the 12 statues on the top. These are the muses.

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Its worth a visit but check ahead to see if there are any concerts you can attend and book ahead of time.

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Reviewed August 1, 2018

The Grand Theater stands in the sole city center, on a sq between the narrow Old town streets and the Girondines monument park, opposite the same style Intercontinental hotel across. It's a neo Classic style huge structure built in 18 cent under Louis 16 with...More

Thank B1714D
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Beautiful old (and very grand) theatre which will take your breath away if you like your architecture.

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Response from Paul N | Reviewed this property |
we just walked in, no booking required for our trip
January 15, 2017|
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Response from BDCervantes | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I went there in December (but we went to see a dance schene "LA TEMPETE" and thought that had to be formal! To my surprise, we saw a bit of everything.. even jeans!! But maybe going to see the Opera is different. I still... More