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Flemish Opera

Schouwburgstraat 3, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 70 22 02 02
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Admired the outside views!

It was closed during my visit. I enjoyed however, the statement engraved at its outside walls. It... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Washington DC, District of Columbia
via mobile

Saw The Nutcracker here, absolutely stunning venue! UK theatres could learn a lot from the very... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2016
Holbeton, United Kingdom
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Opera Vlaanderen and Royal Ballet Flanders make up the largest cultural institution in Flanders. They bring the great classic opera and ballet repertoire as well as new creations of high quality by some of the world's leading artists to the widest possible audience. All the opera and ballet performances take place at the company's home theatres in Antwerp and Ghent. Prices start at €12 and we offer a last minute rate of 10 EUR for 25 years and under!
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  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
3 weeks ago
“Admired the outside views!”
17 Feb 2016
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Schouwburgstraat 3, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 70 22 02 02
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was closed during my visit. I enjoyed however, the statement engraved at its outside walls. It says, "If i can't dance, I don't want to be part of your revolution". This intrigued me, made me want to see a show here before I leave...More

Thank LolaGo1
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Saw The Nutcracker here, absolutely stunning venue! UK theatres could learn a lot from the very reasonable bar prices!

Thank visitor150811
Reviewed 19 January 2016

We really enjoyed the opera and the orchestra sitting on the first row which allows to follow the musicians while watching the expressions on the faces of the performers. The only negative remark is that hit is difficult to see the translation projected above the...More

Thank Patrick H
Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

The two of us attended the Sunday matinee performance of Rossini's Armeda. We arrived early and entered what we thought was the crescent shaped entrance as grand and one can imagine carriages arriving and dropping off posh audience members in the dry . We were...More

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 23 October 2015

A real cultural ikon to the Flemish community. Brought them back their their language as a favorable link to their heritage.

Thank petethetraveler
Reviewed 21 October 2015

We enjoyed two wonderful performances of Tannhauser by Vlaams Opera. The acoustics are good, but the seating space is arranged in a slight horseshoe, so views of the stage are very restricted in some areas, such as the back rows of the loges and the...More

1  Thank Angela D
Reviewed 12 March 2015

Went to see a Philip Glass opera whilst staying in Brussels. From the train station get the number 1 tram (toward Wondelgem) and get off Korte Meer ... turn left off the tram over the square and you are there. Be warned the tram back...More

Thank Sexby
Reviewed 10 November 2014

Spectacular setting for a scientific meeting. The loges and balconies are spectacular. The large dining/reception space upstairs with ornate decor and incredible ceiling was an incredible venue for viewing posters and dining. Very special setting for a scientific meeting!

Thank Wayne T
Reviewed 18 October 2014

Since a while it's possible to visit the opera with a guide and it's worth to do so. You get a tour through the building, behind the scene and also on stage. The opera is a beautiful building.

Thank SolidRocks
Reviewed 15 April 2014

The building is fantastic, with lovely and gorgeous interior rooms but the best is the acoustics...It’s phenomenal. We went to see BLUEBEARD'S CASTLE / WINTERREISE and it was well worth the money because the singers were good and the production was extraordinary. A must for...More

Thank Diogo A
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