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Grand Theatre

Place de la Comedie, 33025, Bordeaux, France
+33 5 56 00 85 95
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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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  • Poor1%
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Place de la Comedie, 33025, Bordeaux, France
+33 5 56 00 85 95
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

7 euros to visit the exhibition confessions for young not old like us. A good place to go and the backstage tour is so different you should pop in is passing.

Thank Paul N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this theatre to watch Romeo and Juliet ballet, probably the most impressive theatre I have ever seen. It is truly stunning, so ornate. I loved the box type set up for seating, felt very exclusive even though the ticket prices are actually very reasonable....More

Thank Ema S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with friends to see Romeo and Juliet ballet. It was superb. The theatre is intimate but very hot inside. There did not appear to be any air-conditioning especially after having had a hot spell of weather.

Thank Jacky-M-Hamilton
Reviewed 13 June 2017

This theatre, on of the finest in France. It has been restored recently. Beautiful staircase, pillars, balconies.

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We did not attend a performance, here, but just paid a visit to this beautiful building. Just like so many other extravagantly appointed buildings in France, this was no exception. You will love it.

1  Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 29 May 2017

i wish i could see the performance of the pearlfishers again and again. was surprised at how beautiful things in a grand theatre would be. this is a theatre like the opera and this beats the moulin rouge anyday! i dont find it expensive at...More

1  Thank Anish S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Whilst in Bordeaux on a hospital visit we went to have a look at the Grand Theatre. A performance of The Pearlfishers was just about to start. Despite not being dressed for the theatre we queued for any remaining tickets. To our surprise and delight...More

2  Thank LisMonflanquin
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Check the opera performance schedule as this is a chance to see a big production for less than other cities. Spend less than $50 for a decent seat in this grand facility. In the back row, no worries as there are high stools you can...More

Thank robertsphilippe
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

One of the most beautiful buildings in this wonderful city. It is possible to look inside the front entrance, if one were not lucky enough to attend a performance there.

Thank 1937jwt
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Why is this wonderful place so difficult to visit? We were told to go to Tourist Info to get tickets, then told to go to the theatre, then found that there are timed visits, then only on certain days, so we finally gave up -...More

1  Thank malcsaville
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15 January 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
14 September 2016|
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Response from tanky | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are at a particular time, although I can't remember what time it was. You get the tickets from the tourist information office which is near to the theatre. You can go without the tour guide as well, but I... More