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Icelandic Opera (Islenska Operan)

Ingolfsstraeti, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 551 1475
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Landmark of Reykjavik - excellent experience!

The Opera House is an unique building with a very interesting architecture. The place offers a... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2016
MarthaGabriel
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Sao Paulo, SP
Absolutely Beautiful Building

We took a guided tour that lasted 30 minutes and got the history and behind the scenes look at this... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2016
BrissleGirl66
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Ingolfsstraeti, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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+354 551 1475
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Reviewed 18 January 2016

The Opera House is an unique building with a very interesting architecture. The place offers a variety of attractions and it is itself an attraction. We attended the New Years' Concert which was a very beautiful combination of songs and explanations about the Icelandic culture....More

Thank MarthaGabriel
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Reviewed 1 January 2016

We took a guided tour that lasted 30 minutes and got the history and behind the scenes look at this amazing building that almost was not build due to the crash in 2008. So glad it happened. So interesting and the glass windows with the...More

Thank BrissleGirl66
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Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Stunning building and views for a quick visit if you're not booked in for a concert. The architect is a genius! I am sure that it is amazing during a function, even the water in front is beautiful with the ducks fighting the ice.

Thank Laura C
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Reviewed 27 December 2015

Worth a look around for aprox 30+ mins or for weather issues. Nice coffee, very clean toilets. We visited, prior to doing a Whale watching trip...

Thank 59_lee
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Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

Spent a few nights listening a wide variety of bands during the Airwaves festival. What an amazing building inside and out. So easy to take amazing pictures when the subject is so unique!

Thank Roth M
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Reviewed 19 November 2015 via mobile

Beautiful building with s stunning view over the bay. You can have a coffe and a stroll inside even if you aren't attending a performance. The architecture is amazing.

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Reviewed 6 November 2015

Stunning exterior, moving illuminations during evening and coloured glass façade catches the light beautifully. We had lunch in the ground floor café, a little expensive for an open sandwich, however service good. Seems to have a full international programme of Opera and concerts, which we...More

1  Thank H0gg1t
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Reviewed 21 October 2015

peaceful and beautiful building located on the water harbor . nice for a quick stroll just to admire the beauty . Doesn't need to be more than 20 minutes but well worth a stroll through .

1  Thank DrMaureenE
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Reviewed 17 October 2015

This place hosts a lot of cultural events for a variety of interests. It is also free to enter and stop by their store, look at the sea behind and enjoy the interesting architecture.

Thank Amira O
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Reviewed 12 October 2015

This is a magnificent structure was made of glass. The building is like a huge mirror that reflecting the sunlight and the sky. So the image on the glass is changing all the time. This is a very unique and impressive place to visit, even...More

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