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  • 4/5 Monisha r. 2 years ago on Google
    This place is also one of the oldest building in Stockholm.This building has been recently remodelled.This is available for public to watch live play. This is an opera theatre where various performance is made.You have to book tickets for entering the opera hall.The plays will occur regularly. The opera hall will be like the ones you can see in the cinemas.Must visit this place if you are fond of interiors.
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  • 5/5 Lina Perez S. 2 years ago on Google
    This place is beautiful inside, the theater have good sound and the seats are comfortable. We saw La Boite A Joujoux Carmen ballet and it was so pretty, the styling, the scenario, the music and outstanding dance play it was completely worth it. In the pause it’s possible to reserve a table and buy things in advance so you don’t have to queue and you can enjoy more time so I really recommend that option, I ordered a pastrami sandwich and it was really good.
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  • 5/5 Shivona T. 2 years ago on Google
    A most amazing concert hall, a lot of history and beauty. The production of Aida was simply outstanding. It was very well attended too.
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  • 4/5 Angela L. 2 years ago on Google
    We had front row tickets so we had amazing view of certain things and slightly obstructed view when the stage went up higher than our line of sight. Why only 4 stars? I wish the film part of the show was subtitled but seriously Ekman’s Eskapist was so mad and chaotic and deep and moving that it didn’t matter!
    3 people found this review helpful 👍

  • 5/5 Shivesh K. 2 years ago on Google
    Beautiful building is seems much bigger from inside. Tickets are expensive, but I was there on the cultural night so it was free.
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  • 5/5 Simon F. 7 months ago on Google • 247 reviews
    Beautiful building, looks wonderful. Best seats are booked long in advance.
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  • 5/5 Mary L. 3 years ago on Google
    (Translated by Google) The Royal Opera, everyday Opera, is Sweden's national stage for opera and ballet / modern dance originating from 1773. The Royal Opera is located in the Norrström district, between Gustav Adolfs torg and Kungsträdgården on Norrmalm in central Stockholm. It changed its name in 1997 from the Royal Theater. (Original) Kungliga Operan, vardagligt Operan, är Sveriges nationalscen för opera och balett/modern dans med ursprung från 1773. Kungliga Operan är belägen i kvarteret Norrström, mellan Gustav Adolfs torg och Kungsträdgården på Norrmalm i centrala Stockholm. Den bytte namn 1997 från Kungliga Teatern.
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  • 5/5 michael f. 2 years ago on Google
    Amazing place the lunch concert is a must thing to do in stockholm
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  • 4/5 Tomas B. 6 months ago on Google • 169 reviews
    This is the Royal Opera House.  A building with over 250 years, one of Sweden's leading cultural institutions. Incredibly beautiful building. My very first visit here! We saw the "Nutcracker" ballet which was absolutely outstanding!  I got a taste for it so there will be more visits. Will definitely be more visits!
    1 person found this review helpful 👍

  • 5/5 Egor E. 7 months ago on Google • 358 reviews
    I've been to Die Zauberflote opera here. The opera is translated in Swedish, which I didn't like that much. The production is really very innovative and modern. The singing and the orchestra were really good. And the opera building itself is quite beautiful.

  • 5/5 Alexander E. 1 year ago on Google
    Had the pleasure to watch Sweeny Todd at the opera. It was a fantastic experience with a great orchestra and actors. Only thing I would have liked more is some legroom. It was tight, but not uncomfortable. And even though we were high up sound and sight carried well.
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  • 5/5 Rocío de la V. 1 year ago on Google
    Beautiful classic building. Amazing sound quality even from the top floor
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  • 5/5 James W. 1 year ago on Google
    The building is beautiful. I had champagne with friends during intermission and it couldn't have been more enjoyable. Be aware that if you are an English only speaker subtitles are only provided in Swedish.
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  • 4/5 Patrick H. 1 year ago on Google
    What a beautiful building! Lived here for so many years so was really time for a visit. If you are here for a show, be sure to preorder drinks and snacks for the intermission break.
    1 person found this review helpful 👍

  • 5/5 David M. 2 years ago on Google
    One amazing venue, never been disappointed. Sit high up for cheap tickets and better views. The seating map and its views are really helpful when booking.
    1 person found this review helpful 👍

  • 4/5 Alfred K. 4 years ago on Google
    (Translated by Google) Magnificent temple of muses, which can be visited even without admission. (Original) Prachtvoller Musentempel,den man sogar ohne Eintritt besichtigen kann.
    1 person found this review helpful 👍

  • 4/5 Kevin S. 2 years ago on Google
    This opera house is well maintained. Our evening was well organised and the seating was comfortable. However, it could do with some air-conditioning seeing some people, including myself, did get hot at times.
    1 person found this review helpful 👍

  • 5/5 N.M. 4 years ago on Google
    (Translated by Google) Always as nice at the Royal Opera! I am a frequent visitor who is impressed every time by the quality of the performances and the pleasures of the breaks. You get what you pay for! (Original) Alltid lika trevligt på Kungliga Operan! Jag är en återkommande besökare som varje gång imponeras av föreställningarnas kvalitet och pausernas nöjen. Man får det man betalar för!
    1 person found this review helpful 👍

  • 4/5 Paul De R. 1 year ago on Google
    A beautiful building and a place to enjoy culture. If you buy a ticket for seats on the 3rd floor, be prepared for the Ryan Air experience. Your leg space is so little that your legs may cramp and your back may hurt. Unforgettable experience!
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  • 5/5 Kim J. 5 months ago on Google • 130 reviews
    We went to our first opera performance, "The barberer of Seville" and got hooked. Absolutely stunning performance in a space that just breaths culture through out the history. Just the building itself is worth a visit with its amazing 250 year old architecture. But I highly recommend this specific performance, it's funny, captivating and well performed. It even had Swedish subtitles being displayed above the stage, which was a welcome surprise since I don't speak Italian. I never imagined I'd like it as much as I did! Pro tip; if you're on the 3rd level, bring something to sitt on, the chairs are quite uncomfortable!

  • 5/5 Pete in S. 7 months ago on Google • 90 reviews
    Beautiful building, inside and out.. Hopefully the pictures, tell the story.. A Must see for historical and architectural interested. And of course Opera lovers.

  • 5/5 Mark H. 10 months ago on Google • 72 reviews
    The Royal Swedish Opera building is elegant and you can feel its age and history just by waking in. We attended the ballet “Manon” which I found captivating exquisite. The entire show, ballet and orchestra, seamlessly took is through the riveting life story of Manon. I recommended the Opera building and ballet.

  • 5/5 Roland F. 10 months ago on Google • 59 reviews
    Opera "Madame Butterfly". It was a while, since I visited a Opera. I followed a invitation of some friends, to follow them to the "Royal Swidish Opera" in Stockholm. It was a very nice experience.

  • 4/5 Kim R. 8 months ago on Google • 31 reviews
    The Opera house in Stockholm is spectacular. Extremely beautiful architecture. Definitely worth a visit even if you aren't going to be watching an opera.

  • 5/5 Марина �. 1 year ago on Google
    Never by a tickets number from 700 and so. It's on the side of the balcony. You would be with pain in your neck, but see nothing at performance.

  • 4/5 Le L. 4 years ago on Google
    (Translated by Google) Nice building and beautiful interiors, to my taste. Have visited a number of times. Latest: opera "Candide" + Different and interesting visual experience. Good philosophy in the end. Beautiful voices: Elin Rombo & Joel Annmo. - The story thread was chaotic, a lot of weirdness with "intercourse" like scenes. I understand that they are trying to attract a new audience but it is starting to resemble Cirque du Soleil (not the Royal Opera). (Original) Fin byggnad samt vackra interiörer, helt i min smak. Har besökt ett antal gånger. Senaste: operan ”Candide” +Annorlunda och intressant visuell upplevelse. Bra filosofin på slutet. Vackra röster: Elin Rombo & Joel Annmo. - Story-tråden var kaotisk, en massa konstigheter med ”samlag” liknande scener. Jag förstå att dem försöker locka in en ny publik men det börjar likna Cirque du Soleil (inte Kungliga Operan).

  • 5/5 Linus A. 4 years ago on Google
    (Translated by Google) Incredible musical performances, scenography and fantastic acoustics in a fabulous atmosphere. (Original) Otroliga musikaliska uppträdanden, scenografi och fantastisk akustik i en sagolik atmosfär.

  • 5/5 Claudia C. 2 years ago on Google
    The prices varies but they are for all pockets! I attended Rigoletto and the acoustic of the big room is great!

  • 5/5 Kenn M. 2 years ago on Google
    Beautiful.....BUT remember to visit Soul Train

  • 2/5 Sanda T. 2 years ago on Google
    The New Year's Eve concert, a tradition at the Royal Swedish Opera, is not worth what you pay for the ticket!! There is too much talking and interviewing the management, the C.E.O and such, on stage, which takes away from the music and performances that we wanted to see and experience on New Year's Eve. The concert was also very short which was disappointing. And not so many songs with the experienced and talented singers of the Swedish Royal Opera, only around half or less of the whole concert, which was also performed by opera students. The tickets are too expensive and don't reflect the quality of the show.

  • 5/5 Lucie K. 2 years ago on Google
    We visited a performance for children Ice Queen. We were captivated. Very successful. Successful. Interesting for children. Musically great. Thank you. The theater is beautiful. The organization of the theater is clear.

  • 5/5 Lars H. 2 years ago on Google
    Excellent performance of Walkyrie

  • 5/5 Y T. 2 years ago on Google
    Beautiful as always, a tip for those who want to book tickets is to know that the opera House is quite small so all seats are pretty good

  • 5/5 Olga M. 8 months ago on Google • 23 reviews
    The ballet was impressive as well as the opera building itself. However if you expect classical ballet be careful with your choice. We’ve watched Romeo and Juliet by Tchaikovsky, and they also added there a couple of Tchaikovsky famous pieces (like his piano concerto) and skipped some pieces from the original ballet.

  • 5/5 Klaus-Peter G. 11 months ago on Google
    Einmal rund um das Balte Marikum,wie die polen dazu sagen.Alle Städte rund um die Ostsee angeschaut.Wo waren wir? Ratet mal!

  • 5/5 Jacob L. 1 year ago on Google
    Very delightful evening. Pay attention when purchasing tickets. Our seat was labeled as partially obstructed view and we couldn't see a fourth of the stage. Live music was lovely though.

  • 5/5 Rebecca S. 1 year ago on Google
    Beautiful building! Friendly staff, great show on stage! Food s lovely during intermission if you order. I recommend shrimp sandwich.

  • 4/5 Radi S. 1 year ago on Google
    Majestic place. Wonderful experience. Everything costs extra here like a movie theatre. Even keeping a bag at the counter, or a brochure about the show. The ambiance was perfect. Most seats don't allow for a great view though. So consult an expert to get the right seats.

  • 4/5 Viktor E. 1 year ago on Google
    Watching a ballet here was amazing. It was really interesting and with fantastic accompanying music. When some in the audience was disturbing the host calmly walked in and told them. Problem being tat when he was away they started again. Anyway! Recommend the experience!

  • 4/5 Louis C. 1 year ago on Google
    4/5 as I haven’t seen a performance! Wow! Beautiful and magnificent are the words I’m choosing! Had a brief tour and was impressed!👌🏾🇸🇪

  • 4/5 Angus W. 1 year ago on Google
    A beautiful, old-style opera hall. Ornate and grandiose, it really adds to the occasion. Regrettably the ballet I attended was cut short by an unfortunate injury to the lead dancer after about 20 minutes - I hope she makes a full recovery.

  • 5/5 P T. 1 year ago on Google
    Wonderful building. Very friendly team. Great production. Fantastic performance 🎶however ZERO stars for having no English subtitles…that is not what one would expect in a European Capital.

  • 5/5 Κική �. 4 years ago on Google
    (Translated by Google) Wonderful !!! What a magnificent room !!! Luxury and fantastic performances !!!!! (Original) Υπέροχηηηηηηηη!!! Τι αίθουσα μεγαλοπρεπή!!! Πολυτέλεια και φανταστικές παραστάσεις!!!!!

  • 5/5 Belle C. 1 year ago on Google
    An opera house demonstrating sophisticated aesthetic granted me with such a good on-budget experience of one ballet performance. Really enjoyed!

  • 5/5 Joey M. 1 year ago on Google
    If you want to have an opera experience on budget, you can buy listening seat tickets.. this gives a partial view of the stage. During the intermission can walk ard to other floors and take photos. Take note that the whole program will be swedish including the subtitles. The sound in the hall is amazing and the architecture was beautiful. Worth going! Can check out their website, there are cheaper tickets for those aged 26 and below! Book early and be there early for your program.

  • 5/5 Liat W. 1 year ago on Google
    Beautiful building Good explanation is available online about the sitting options. Immaculate service by all staff members x

  • 4/5 Matt S. 1 year ago on Google
    Went to see La Bohème. It had Swedish subtitles. My Italian and Swedish is pretty rusty, and the fact that they changed it to be in Stockholm instead of Paris, and renamed the characters meant it made the play a little hard to follow. But it was still good! Lovely building too.

  • 5/5 Kristina E. 3 years ago on Google
    (Translated by Google) Ancient premises, fantastic environment! (Original) Anrika lokaler, fantastisk miljö!

  • 1/5 Anton B. 3 years ago on Google
    (Translated by Google) Too royal for my taste. (Original) För kunglig för min smak.

  • 5/5 Anders J. 3 years ago on Google
    (Translated by Google) Beautiful building with beautiful staff! ❤️ (Original) Vacker byggnad med vacker personal! ❤️

  • 5/5 Anders G. 3 years ago on Google
    (Translated by Google) Magnificent !! Super happy with everything! An experience!! Recommend going there !! (Original) Storslaget!! Super nöjd med allt! En upplevelse!! Rekommender att åka dit!!

  • 3/5 Marta E. 3 years ago on Google
    (Translated by Google) It is closed, actually, it can only be appreciated from the outside and, it is imposing, a marvel. (Original) Está cerrado, en realidad, sólo se puede valorar por fuera y, es imponente, una maravilla.

  • 4/5 HG A. 3 years ago on Google
    (Translated by Google) Attentive old-fashioned elegance (Original) Tillmötesgående gammaldax elegans

  • 5/5 Jean L. 3 years ago on Google
    (Translated by Google) Beautiful place, classic building (Original) Красивое место, классическое здание

  • 5/5 Aina G. 3 years ago on Google
    (Translated by Google) During Nobel Week, it was so beautiful (Original) Under nobelveckan var det så här vackert

  • 5/5 Akram S. 3 years ago on Google
    (Translated by Google) ️️️️️️ (Original) ❤️❤️❤️

  • 5/5 Cheater Gak t. 3 years ago on Google
    (Translated by Google) Nice building with enchanting and pretty interior plus seeing ballet while dining (Original) Bangunan yang bagus dengan interior yang mempesona dan cantik ditambah melihat ballet disaat makan

  • 5/5 Naruto 9. 3 years ago on Google

  • 4/5 Yvonne K. 3 years ago on Google
    (Translated by Google) Great food and nice atmosphere (Original) God mat och trevlig atmosfär

  • 5/5 Natalija M. 3 years ago on Google
    (Translated by Google) Superr (Original) Superr

  • 5/5 Mårten N. 6 years ago on Google
    Very nice opera house. Beautifully located among classical buildings and waterways. The orchestra and the performers are usually of high quality. Worth visiting for both performances as well as enjoying the house in itself.

  • 5/5 RT N. 7 years ago on Google
    Beautiful venue. As a visitor from the UK I really enjoyed watching a ballet here it was a comfortable enjoyable experience and well worth checking if there is anything you're interested in on your visit to Stockholm.

  • 5/5 Ilva D. 5 years ago on Google
    Such a royal/grand looking building. Inside very grand and impressive surrounding. Beautiful brochure with the whole year program/events in Swedish and English available.

  • 5/5 Laverne Veronica W. 5 years ago on Google
    There are at least 3 good bars situated at the Opera house, with a great view of the canal and Palace. Lots of tourist buses but also well dressed locals. Good age group for us as well, with a lovely little park and the Grand Hotel closeby.

  • 4/5 Jacob G. 4 years ago on Google
    Beautiful old building, with much charm and enough modernization to work well today. Great orchestra, and just about outstanding opera ensemble! It's not cheap, but also not too bad, and it is worth the money. The inside gets rather toasty when the room is sold out though.

  • 5/5 Alvin S. 4 years ago on Google
    It was an incredibly unique dining experience with a lot of entertainment. Lots of different types of singing and dancing and the audience was actively made a part of the performance. It was a very interesting experience with nice food as well to go with the performances.

  • 5/5 Björn K. 4 years ago on Google
    Beautiful setting for the best Opera in Sweden. The fact that the opera house if from another age also adds to its character and the overall atmosphere of the visit. Short suggestion: book drinks for the pause, otherwise there is a good chance you'll spend the pause waiting to buy a drink and only drink it in 5 minutes before the bells.

  • 4/5 Mitch K. 5 years ago on Google
    Didn’t actually see a performance here but was fully able to walk through a large area of the opera house. Really nice with lots of cool items on display including full costumes and props. There is also a cafe on the roof. Hopefully will be back to see a performance.

  • 5/5 Rea E. 5 years ago on Google
    Decided to treat myself to front row tickets to the Nutcracker. Great decision! Really enjoyed the view and the performance. Definitely would like to come for an opera in the future. Beautiful theatre!

  • 4/5 Karin H. 4 years ago on Google
    (Translated by Google) Always wonderful to be at the Stockholm Opera! (Original) Alltid härligt att vara på Stockholmsoperan!

  • 4/5 Aura Rosa Zeledón M. 4 years ago on Google

  • 5/5 Nikolas K. 5 years ago on Google
    5 star experience in center of Stockholm! We got tickets to see a modern ballet performance. The opera is very atmospheric, feels like time stopped 100 years ago. The foyer and other areas of the building are very nice and so is the main hall. Seats are quite comfortable but viewing is not very good from side balconies. Anyway, it was a great experience!

  • 5/5 Bengt L. 4 years ago on Google
    (Translated by Google) Brilliant performance (Original) Strålande föreställning

  • 4/5 saga r. 4 years ago on Google
    (Translated by Google) Beautiful environment, very good performances (Original) Vacker miljö, mycket bra föreställningar

  • 5/5 Staffan S. 4 years ago on Google
    (Translated by Google) Beautiful and stylish (Original) Vackert och stilfullt

  • 3/5 Jonnie L. 4 years ago on Google
    (Translated by Google) OK (Original) Helt ok

  • 5/5 André 4 years ago on Google
    (Translated by Google) Who doesn't like an Opera House ?? (Original) Vem gillar inte ett Opera Hus??

  • 5/5 Xiao L. 4 years ago on Google
    Impressive building even if not the biggest.

  • 4/5 Sarvash M. 4 years ago on Google
    Check the opera language before going, they only translate it to Swedish. You can enjoy a Swedish Opera too, you'll understand the story

  • 5/5 Camilla H. 4 years ago on Google
    (Translated by Google) Guided tour. Great guide. Interesting story. Can really be recommended. (Original) Guidad tur. Jätteduktig guide. Intressant historia. Kan verkligen rekommenderas.

  • 4/5 Gabriel T. 4 years ago on Google
    (Translated by Google) Wonderful place to enjoy both premises and shows! Glamorous and welcoming to everyone! Had got a full pot if the cafe part had a bigger selection. A little too crowded from time to time but not all dangerous. Opera, ballet. Dance and song for everyone! (Original) Underbar plats för njutning av såväl lokaler som uppställningar! Glamoröst och välkomnande för alla! Hade fått full pott om café delen hade större utbud. Lite trångt också emellanåt men inte alla farligt. Opera, balett. Dans och sång för alla!

  • 5/5 Birgitta K. 4 years ago on Google
    Nice 😊

  • 4/5 Dr Kate F. 4 years ago on Google
    Very democratic, great calendar, allows for young talents to perform.

  • 5/5 Henryk M. 4 years ago on Google
    (Translated by Google) It is impressive from the outside but unfortunately I wasn't inside. We have to make up for it ... (Original) Z zewnątrz robi wrażenie ale w środku niestety nie byłem . Musimy to nadrobić...

  • 3/5 Sandra W. 4 years ago on Google
    (Translated by Google) Special place beautiful and recommend that you go here. (Original) Speciell plats vacker och rekommenderar att ni åker hit.

  • 5/5 Anders F. 3 years ago on Google
    (Translated by Google) Beautiful building and when it comes to history, Gustav was shot here by Ankarström in 1793 + that there is a maple door on the east side (Original) Vacker byggnad och när det gäller historia så blev Gustav den lll skjuten här av Ankarström 1793 + att det finns en löndörr på östra sidan

  • 1/5 Madie Noelle L. 3 years ago on Google
    (Translated by Google) Not visited too bad because with a mask it could be done (Original) Pas visité dommage car avec un masque cela pouvait se faire

  • 5/5 Sam M. 3 years ago on Google
    I went there but didn’t get chance to go in, I love music but never get chance

  • 5/5 Henrik L. 3 years ago on Google
    (Translated by Google) The Royal Opera is a bit of an anachronism in today's Sweden where the latest trends and superficiality are all too often rewarded. Opera is the opposite. Full of tradition, history and old-fashioned fine culture. Everything packaged in a fantastic architecture! (Original) Kungliga operan är lite av en anakronism i dagens Sverige där de senaste trenderna och ytlighet alltför ofta premieras. Operan är motsatsen. Fullt av tradition, historia och gammaldags finkultur. Allt paketerat i en fantastisk arkitektur!

  • 5/5 Emilia B. 3 years ago on Google
    (Translated by Google) Very good (Original) Sehr gut

  • 5/5 Daniel Pettersson G. 3 years ago on Google
    Top of the line!


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