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Casa da Musica

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“concert hall”(66 reviews)
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Casa da Musica was conceived to mark 2001, the year in which Porto was Cultural Capital of Europe, and it is the first new building in Portugal to be entirely dedicated to music - to the presentation and public enjoyment of music, to music education...more
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Avenida da Boavista 604-610, Porto 4149-071, Portugal
+351 22 012 0220
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The guided tour of this attraction is realy interesting. Both from the historical and artistic point of view. This auditorium is unique because the main hall is illuminated by natural light, too. I suggest you to buy ticket combined with the servelade museum of contemporary...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The architecture of the building is interesting to look at. We did not go inside though. The park next to it is also worth checking out.

Thank Tauri V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Contemporary building, well laid out. Great acoustics. Comfortable seats. All that is needed is your favorite music for a great evening.

Thank 580louisr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Casa da Música is an Iconic 12-floor concert hall with a top floor restaurant designed by Rem Koolhaas and completed in 2005, if you like Modern Architecture you are going to love it, otherwise no so much, personally enjoyed the Baroque churches more

Thank 235AndrewR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Daily tours are offered in English, and our attractive guide "Enis" (?) was very knowledgeable and well-spoken. We have been in other buildings designed by Koolhaas, most notably the Seattle Library, so were prepared for the quirky details. Unfortunately we did not have time to...More

Thank schwakes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A marmite of a building You will either love it or hate it I thought it ugly Has unofficial skateboarding area

Thank davethedrill
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Lots of people agree on how unique and fascinating the Casa da Musica is, but if you go there, don't leave without exploring the park right next to it. The traffic circle adjoining the Casa defines the Praca de Mouzinho de Albuquerque, whose interior is...More

Thank Susanbeth2
Reviewed October 7, 2018

while i'm not a fan of most modern architecture this one just about works however the concert i listened to and the acoustics were a joy to hear and made for a evening well spent. and as it's situated only a 5 minute walk from...More

Thank alittletoolate
Reviewed September 26, 2018

It is worth the effort to get a program of the Casa da Muica and buy a ticket for a concert to fully enjoy the place!

Thank Fontainha
Reviewed September 26, 2018

If you are planning on visiting the opera house for a guided tour I would recommend you do this on your first day in Porto as you can get a discounted ticked for concerts with your tour ticket. It’s also a great way of finding...More

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Response from TravellingSMH | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You need to purchase a ticket for the excellent guided tour. Without a ticket you can't get past the lobby.
September 21, 2016|
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Response from sally-allez-hop | Reviewed this property |
As with anywhere, it depends on availability. We booked online to make sure we weren't disappointed. It was easy to do and we picked up the tickets on arrival.
August 21, 2015|
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Response from AndreAlvesCdM | Property representative |
Hello. Dinner is included. If you need more information please let us know. Regards André Alves Casa da Música
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