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Bucharest National Opera House

70-72, Mihail Kogalniceanu Boulevard, Bucharest, Romania
+40 21 314 6980
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Bal Mascat

We bought center tickets for what was my first opera, and everything was splendid. Excellent... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Eric J
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New York City, New York
Brilliant Opera

Ticket in the stalls 60 RON - best seat in the house ... No photography during... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
Ken M
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Brisbane
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70-72, Mihail Kogalniceanu Boulevard, Bucharest, Romania
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We bought center tickets for what was my first opera, and everything was splendid. Excellent acoustics, very cheap ticket prices, and a very good performance. This is an absolute must-do attraction when visiting in Bucharest.

Thank Eric J
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Ticket in the stalls 60 RON - best seat in the house ... No photography during performance. Attended opera company performance of Mozart's "Cosi Fan Tutti" ... excellent production - lead singers were fantastic - set was clever - costumes all good and the theatre...More

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 25 February 2017

we went to the opera and saw Nabucco, this production blew us away espcially as it was only £8.50 for two tickets, such a beautiful building. I would love to see another production here in the future.

Thank roosterbeccles
Reviewed 25 February 2017

A beautiful building and easy to get to on foot or by taxi from central hotels like the Athenee Palace Hilton. Our tickets were bought online a few weeks before we left home. Less than £10 including all fees for our 2 seats was unbelievable!...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Music and performance-wise, the National Opera of Bucharest is on par with the greatest names in the world, such as the Met or La Scala. However, there is a lot of room for improvement regarding the interior design or the scale and detail of the...More

Thank Moldovan C
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We have visited this glorious venue twice in as many days, for the performances of La Boheme and Don Giovanni. We bought tickets online about three weeks ago, at super affordable prices up in the gods, (balcony last row). However we still had an excellent...More

Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

For those interested in arts and music, Bucharest National Opera is a place not to be missed. From the quality perspective, the operas and ballets played here are of an excellent quality, comparable with most of the much more expensive top European Opera Houses. Secondly,...More

Thank Bogdan2005
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We saw a performance of Carmen here over the weekend, and it was incredible. The venue is so beautiful and grand, and people really get dressed up. The loge seating was a bit too warm and the show was quite long (4 acts with breaks...More

1  Thank Megan C
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Visited here with our guide Alina and were very impressed (we wouldn't have known we could visit without her). The acoustics are amazing with impressive staircases and paintings.

2  Thank TravelBugDW
Reviewed 30 August 2016

This opera house is relatively modern, but built in opulent style of the classic european opera houses. Romanian musicians are great and if you are an opera fan you should absolutely watch a performance. We watched a great "La bohème" from great seats for about...More

1  Thank G V
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Jane B
Is it easy to purchase tickets for the national opera in Bucharest and pick them up at the theater the day of the performance?
26 April 2017|
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Response from Ken M | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jane ... if you are not in Bucharest have a look on the Opera House web site - you can purchase tickets there and do a print out of your purchase - then when you get to the city, take that pint out to the box office and... More
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Jane B
Can I buy tickets on line and pick them up the day of the performance at the theater ?
26 April 2017|
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Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
We managed to buy our tickets on line using their website and a bit of Google Translation to work out the bits which were not obvious. The tickets were sent to us by email and we printed them off before departure. If you... More
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AlamOsa_12
How do you buy tickets in advance?
12 February 2015|
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Response from Oana M | Reviewed this property |
Therere is a website , i am not allowed to put the link here, but if you write in google " Opera nationala bucuresti" you will find among first results, the officual site of the oprera, with all the information about... More
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