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Teatro Real

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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Plaza de Isabel II, 29013 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 16 06 00
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff were all super helpful to make sure you are heading in the right direction. Its a really good audio guide. The building is an amazing achievement and its fascinating to learn about what goes on behind the scenes. Was lucky enough to watch...More

Thank DougieQT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took the audio tour on my own. Think I was the only person there. No photos allowed of the auditorium which was a shame. Guide kept pouncing on me to make sure I knew where to go next. Quite enjoyable but not essential if short...More

Thank Anita1439404
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This Royal theatre in Madrid is one of the most buildings i have seen and tonights Performance With opera and flamenco is private

Thank perbuhl
Reviewed 26 August 2018

We bought tickets that covered the royal palace and theater. The theater is not as grandeur as some other theater but it was quite impressive regardless. The Royal box has excellent viewing of the stage (of course) and the chandelier looked modern and very impressive.

Thank Shaun6007
Reviewed 4 August 2018

You are unlikely to miss this beautiful opera house if you are in Plaza de Oriente or Plaza de Isabel II. Simple and elegant architecture, well maintained building. There are many people enjoying drinks and snacks in the nearby cafes and bars.

Thank LG_Kay
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

My first time in Teatro Real. I went to see The swan lake by The Royal Ballet of London. I must say it was spectacular. The scenes, the dancers, the live music. Very well done and very professional. Just beautiful!

Thank Srp S
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

My twin brother Stephen and I were visiting the area around the Royal Palace and Plaza De Oriente and on exiting the metro stop at Opera you are confronted with the stunning building that is Teatro Real. Simple known as El Real this is Madrids...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

A 7 euro audio tour of the building was very interesting for an hour or so Some great views a bit of history and more side rooms than expected Highligbt for me was the starry ceiling in restaurant

Thank Lilacwheaty
Reviewed 9 April 2018

I really treated myself, Verdi’s Aida. The tickets had all but sold out, I managed to get one, front row behind the orchestra, fantastic view and a breath-taking experience. The experience is one that I will treasure. Paying the extra for such a great seat...More

Thank Kim084
Reviewed 29 March 2018

I attended Aida opera and bought tickets for Zone Proscenio de Anfiteatro theater Box : 2 Seat: 3,4. Only after I purchased them I saw "low visibility" comment besides the seats. The seats were terrible. I could not see the stage, or the screens, or...More

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Expansive plazas, local and foreign crowds, street
performers, colorful lights, window shopping,
restaurant signs promising the best paella, ham, and
churros con chocolate- this is downtown Madrid, a
collection of plazas interconnected by a network of
side streets. Some of these side streets are wide
pedestrian shopping routes, and some are hidden, so
it's possible to duck in and out of the bustle as
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For sure, it is better to wear a code dress, even a tie for man and a long or dark dress, as the ‘parterre’ is quite elegant. But, if you are a tourist and have not such a kind of elegant dress within your travel suitcase... More
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