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State Opera, Prague

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The State Opera (Czech: Státní opera), is an opera house in Prague, Czech Republic. It is part of the National Theatre of the Czech Republic, founded by Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic in 1992. The theatre itself originally opened in 1888 as the New German Theatre and from 1949 to 1989 it was known as the Smetana Theatre. More recently it was renamed the Prague State Opera. Currently it is home to approximately 300 performances a year.

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  • Having never experienced Opera before, my husband and I decided to give it a try on our recent visit. We couldn't believe how easy it was to choose tickets on line and how reasonable the prices were.....  more »
  • The opera house was closed for several years but has opened again after a thorough rejuvenation programme. Obviously the top opera house in Czech republic and the ideal place for a truly special...  more »
  • Descent opera and ballet. Aida and Swan Lake was the best. Was visiting it several times a year until they started renovation works. Waiting to see it afterwards
  • Absolutely fantastic place with very good acoustics. The tickets are also unexpensive.
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