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Aspazijas bulvaris 3, Riga 1050, Latvia
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Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

Had a weekend in Riga. Walked past the Opera and saw that they were performing The Rake’s Progress. Checked availability and we got two great seats for £50 for both of us. Performance Art as Opera. We were blown away. The cast were amazing and...More

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Reviewed March 11, 2018

We booked to see the The Rose of Turaida and we were not dissapointed. The place itself is very charming and it was interesting to see how the locals dress for the occasion. The opera itself was excellent, with translation in English. Very pleased with...More

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Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Had been very much looking forward to visiting this historic monument, and experiencing the ambience of the very best Riga has to offer. However, i have to advise my fellow travellers to avoid the organiser/tour guide Jonathan Lane, who has repeatedly ignored our groups reasonable...More

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Irbe T, Public Relations Manager at Latvian National Opera, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2018

Dear RickyD85 We are very sorry to hear that you had a less than pleasant experience during your visit to our Opera. I would, however, like to point out that this Jonathan Lane is not one of our guides here and has no affiliation with...More

Reviewed January 29, 2018

important is: sit in the rank only in the first row otherwise the event becomes a radio play. great performances with a special charm

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Reviewed January 24, 2018

Booked to see the Nutcracker and we were so glad we did. The seats are very affordable and the interior is beautiful too. An excellent way to spend a snowy afternoon. Book well ahead to get good seats but even the cheap ones aren't too...More

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Reviewed January 18, 2018 via mobile

The opera itself is a magnificent building you have to see but it is best enjoyed when it fills up with the locals, young and old to enjoy the ballet, opera or orchestra. Most people dress up for the occasion but you could just show...More

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Reviewed December 30, 2017

Sadly we were not able to see the inside but the outside of the building is itself superb and the area in front of the building is worth seeing.

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Reviewed December 18, 2017

Recommended - guided "Backstage Tour" (LV, RUS, ENG)! You will find info on their website in the section "About" - "Services". I have visited similar tour in Vienna, both were exciting, although if comparing - I liked in Riga a bit more - we were...More

1  Thank Emelie_eu
Reviewed November 26, 2017

Fortunately our visit occurred when a performance of Rimsky Korsakov's Scheherazade was playing. Easily accessible, beautifully renovated,classical opera house, and a wonderful performance. A+

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Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

The opera is very nicely built - the acoustics were phantastic and the ornaments, equipment and style make you feel going back in time!! Drinks and food for breaks are served in a stylish room underneath the main hall. We watched Carmen - definitively an...More

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Response from Henrik R | Reviewed this property |
Check the schedule opera.lv/en/
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opera.lv/en/schedule/ You can check the schedule here:)
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Yes, there are English surtitles for all opera performances. But due to technical reasons you can't see them from all seats. If you want to see translation don't choose seats in the 2nd and 3d row in side boxes and starting... More
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