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Place du Casino | B.p. 139, Monte-Carlo 98000, Monaco
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Reviewed September 23, 2018

In the late 1800's this masterpiece was built. The same architect, Charles Garnier, built the French Opera House (Palais Garnier) and this much smaller version dubbed "Salle Garnier." This one on Monaco seats 524 patrons, about 1/4 the size of its Parisian inspiration. The Opera...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 9, 2018

The opera is a really nice building right outside of Casino Square. It’s worth a picture stop if you are close by.

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank CGin23
Reviewed May 1, 2018

The biggest question we had going to an opera at the Opéra de Monte-Carlo was how to dress; everything we read on line offered confusing generalities, often ending with just ‘appropriate dress.’ We packed formal evening wear, cocktail wear, business dress and business casual, prepared...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank DSC-NOVA
Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

The opera house shares the building that the casino is in. You can walk down to the entrance of the opera inside the building. There is also a nice spot to sit right outside the door.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Diane K
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Another beautiful building in Monaco,one if the finest.The architecture is stunning just breathtaking.Its must see in Monte Carlo.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed September 21, 2017

On your way to the palace stop to watch the opera house. A representation of the french old architecture.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank rafa e
Reviewed July 26, 2017

Arriving for an opera is a dream come true, considering the numerous visits to the pint-size principality. The setting alone is worth a visit. It's spectacularly ornate with drapes of red velvet, lots of gold leaf and frescoes of prancing puttim everywhere

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Eli B
Reviewed July 6, 2016

We had been here for the Baryshnikov night. The theater is enchant, comfortable chairs, beautiful decoration. Must see in Monacò.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

This place is another stunning building just off casino square the place is within easy waking distance from the main hotels . The building fits in so well with the casino building a must see in Monaco

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank 827martinob
Reviewed April 5, 2016

Opera building is a must seen. If you like architecture or history you have to see it. Enjoy the view and park near the Opera.

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Sokino
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Mia L
October 3, 2017|
Response from rafa e | Reviewed this property |
Cafe de Paris, very near to Opera house, just few minutes walk, is serving good meals at the time you choose before start of the Opera program.. wishing you a wonderful evening.....