Opera House, Nice

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  • Nice Opera building
    Nice Opera building
    by mallyak
  • Nice opera
    Nice opera
    by maritagnes
  • Colourful facade of the Nicoise Opera
    Colourful facade of the Nicoise Opera
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    The Opera house of Nice

    by Pavlik_NL Updated Dec 7, 2005

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    On this place, the old theatre of nice used to be. It however burned down to the ground in 1881 after the Nicoise people decided to erect an Opera house. It was built incredably fast and was finished in 1885 in the typical empiric style that was quiet popular then and can be found in several opera houses throughout the world.

    Colourful facade of the Nicoise Opera Fine arts and beautiful pastel teints

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    The Nice Opera house

    by maritagnes Updated Jul 31, 2005

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    This magnificent building, dating from 1885, is easy to spot from the sea promenade. On the opposide side of the Opera house is the Old Town. Opera season is from November to April, check the website below.

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    Opera House

    by drgrcook Updated Dec 27, 2004

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    We booked a box at the Opera House for a Christmas Day performance of The Nutcracker Ballet in September and were delighted when the experience turned out to be as good as anticipated.

    We walked into the booking office in September and just inside is a model of the auditorium and tiers of boxes which vary in size the cost was 105 euros for the three of us and well worth the price.

    I am not a ballet or opera fan but thoroughly enjoyed the experience and the privacy afforded by the box.

    Tickets can be booked by post and apart from the individual seats, the boxes hold from 3 to 6 persons.

    The Web site is extensive and informative with seating plan available.

    My review would not be complete without a complaint. The web site should be in English, after all a cultural weekend in Nice for two with a visit to the Opera and trips to the art galleries can cost as little as £400 including meals, flights and hotel.

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    L'Opera

    by keeweechic Written Feb 25, 2003

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    Today's Opera House was built on the site of the former municipal theatre, destroyed by fire in 1881. Inaugurated in 1885, it is a typical example of Second Empire architecture. I didn't get to go inside, it was closed.
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    The Nice Opera

    by mallyak Written Aug 20, 2008

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    The Nice Opera is one of the central cultural fixtures in the city. It puts on seven operas a year and fifteen concertos. The building is one of the most spectacular in the city

    Nice Opera building Opera Cafe

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    Opear House

    by shobhanaj Written Jul 23, 2004

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    The Nice Opera house seems much smaller than the Paris one and I'm sure it is. Unfortunately, I was there on a holiday so had to be content with just seeing it from the outside.

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