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Latvian National Opera

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Address: Aspazijas bulvaris 3, Riga 1050, Latvia
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A show there is a must !!

It's very cheap and extremely easy to buy tickets on the internet before your arrival in Riga and it's really a must to be done !!!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 December 2016
Paris, France
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Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

It's very cheap and extremely easy to buy tickets on the internet before your arrival in Riga and it's really a must to be done !!!

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Novosibirsk, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

Wonderfully atmospheric historical opera house with the galleries similar to all old opera house buildings. Well preserved building and with the great artists working there one can sample not only opera and ballet but also musicals and children's plays. Coffee shops are reasonably priced too.

Thank oxana980
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

As our flight back to the UK was not until late in the evening we purchased tickets for the matinee performance of Die Fledermaus. The building is apparently based on the Bolshoi in Moscow and whilst quite small was acoustically superb. There was a screen above the stage which had Latvian and English subtitles thus enabling you to follow the... More 

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Malton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

My first experience of a ballet will not be my last. Travel guides said that a visit here was a must. Our first night in Riga coincided with the last night of the Nutcracker performance. The opera house is spectacular. The ballet itself was brilliant and the music was very memorable. So glad we got tickets and at only £20... More 

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Perth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

A building that caters for the Arts with some panache. Huge. You can watch Opera at a fraction of the price. Just remember to book ahead. Ticket Office is hidden away on the left hand side.

Thank gastronaut_11
Belgrade, Serbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

This terrific opera house is in a great setting. Just when you've finished your Old town sightseeing and step out of the Old town, you'll bump onto this elegant edifice. It's in the Vermanes park secluded by trees and greenery and right by the scenic Pilsetas canal of Daugava river. It seems recently renovated in pure white facade, and reminds... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Just returned from the theatre after watching the Nutcracker ballet, it was absolutely superb . Many children with parents etc. , this was certainly not a distraction , you could see the look in their eyes at the wonder of such a beautiful performance .

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Romford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We booked tickets to see Peer Gynt mainly to see the inside of this building. What we were entertained with was a ballet of stunning brilliance. The standard of the dancers, musicians and settings was as good as can be seen in the 'major' ballet companies of Europe at a fraction of the price. In fact, we worked it out... More 

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Boliden, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Nice building, both outside and inside. If you have the chance, buyt tickets for the opera. It is cheap, and you can expect great performances. Check the agenda in advance.

Thank Ana L
Brookline, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

I wanted to see the inside of the theater but there were no tours during my stay. So I purchased a 3rd row balccony seat for 21 euros (there were only about 10 seats left in the theater!) THe interior was gorgeous and the performance quite good. I am not into opera, but I did enjoy it. And I was... More 

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