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Latvian National Opera

Aspazijas bulvaris 3, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 073 777
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Aspazijas bulvaris 3, Riga 1050, Latvia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you come to visit Riga Opera house is one place you have to see. It is veru old (from 1863) building, but not only for this reason. There is an excelent artists and performances both opera and ballet. Very good time is June when...More

Thank Sarma2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Saw a production of the ballet, La Bayadére last night - at the end of a short trip that had taken in Estonian National Opera, The Mariinski and the Bolshoi - all had been excellent unsurprisingly! The ballet here in Riga however was incredible: a...More

1  Thank Nicholas22
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Except for the annoying chairs in the booths, the place is extraordinary with a magnificent stage, scenery and props. A must visit with affordable pricing and variety of showd

1  Thank Saar G
Reviewed 21 April 2017

When it is sold out, you can ask about standing tickets. Go to the Box Office at 6pm on the day and there might be room in the standing section. It is at the very top of the top but a fantastic view. I saw...More

1  Thank glasgowbeck
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We visited the Latvian National Opera in Riga to see their production of probably the first opera I'd ever heard of as a child - Mozart's Marriage of Figaro - but with a twist! Stunning opera house, great seats as it was the first thing...More

1  Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I went to see the " Marriage of Figaro". Spend EUR 7.00 show lasted more then 3 hours. even if you are not an opera fan, i would say it is a must visit.

1  Thank Chantal S
Reviewed 27 March 2017

There are many interesting places in the park where we wanted to capture my presence in the photo, so that later it would be pleasant to remember. And this sunny evening was really beautiful.

Thank Alex V
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We booked a ballet in advance via our hotel, reserving best seats in the huse - well it was only 30 euros. It was a classical ballet but rather unknown - excellent standard, large pit orchestra and a real privelege. Bit of a dsessing up...More

1  Thank RKGHM
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Building is wonderful inside and outside. Cosy chairs and amazing performances.I recommend to visit Latvian National Opera if you are experienced opera fan.

Thank Constantine R
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Great opera!! Great decor, great performers, great costumes! Three hours seems long, but it was not long at all. (2 pauses). I liked the modern way of presenting this opera.

1  Thank Isabelle D
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Lucie M
Do they show subtitles with the Opera shows in this theatre (they do in Prague which is fantastic as you can follow the whole story) ?
15 December 2016|
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Response from irrbe | Property representative |
Yes, there are English surtitles for all opera performances. But due to technical reasons you can't see them from all seats. If you want to see translation don't choose seats in the 2nd and 3d row in side boxes and starting... More
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606blainej
What performances will be playing at the National Opera House May 19-21?
26 April 2016|
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Response from Jan D | Reviewed this property |
Website very easy to use and to buy your tickets. Just type in Latvian national opera house and then in top right corner you can change language to English. Hope you enjoy it, we did!
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quiet_socks
How strictly is the dress code enforced? - I am planning just to take carry on luggage so not sure about packing a dark suit!
18 February 2016|
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Response from Amey G | Reviewed this property |
We went to the opera in January to see Madame Butterfly I always wear dresses but my partner was wearing jeans and boots as we'd been travelling the city. She felt a little bit uncomfortable but no one stared. Some people... More
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