Why locals love it
This building and its interior fire the imagination of 'Romantic' visitors. The building itself is extraordinary and the interior does not disappoint either. Whether it is for a concert, ballet or a real opera, it doesn't get any better than this venue.
Why you should visit it
Grand marble (quite stark) public areas, contrasting with a plush pink silk and velvet auditorium . A huge chandelier rises and lowers in this richly decorated interior, all just adding to the great atmosphere of this world-renowned opera house.
One hour before each performance left over tickets are being sold at very reasonable prices.