The beautiful things with opera houses aren’t just the wonderful singing and the incredible performance but also the environment, amazing scenery and not to be forgotten: the audience. They are the beating heart of the opera house. Visit some of the world’s most beautiful buildings when traveling and get an amazing opera experience.
The opera houses in Italy are some of the oldest in the world. People from all over the globe visit Italy to get an opera experience you can’t get anywhere else
Since florence is hosting a lot of operas, this is one of the must-visits when spending time in this wonderful city. Enrich your visit in Florence by visiting one of the oldest opera houses in Europe. While you are there, check out their amazing photo gallery as well! Read more about Florence here!
Milan’s Teatro alla Scala is perhaps the most famous opera house in the world, the one most associated with the word “opera” since it is 230 years old. It is not surprising that flocks of people fly from all corners of the world to see this incredible historical site each year. The opera house in Milan is a must when spending time in the city! Read more on the opera house in Milan here!
Teatro di san Carlo is an amazing opera house in Italy and is the oldest working theatre in the world from 1737. The opera house is famous for its gold and red colors and some of Rossini’s most prestigious popular operas were premiered here. Read more on Naples here!
While many of the great opera houses in the world are built in the 19th century in Neo-classical or Neo-renaissance style, there has been an influx of beautiful opera houses all over the world since the beginning of the 21th century. It is almost as the architects and the cities are competing against each other, and we are the ones getting rewarded!
The opera house in Guangzhou is not only one of the latest being built, it is also the biggest and one of the prettiest. Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid has created a modern opera house with erratically shaped walls creating a shape that almost resembles a science fiction-like spaceship. Another masterpiece in China is located in the capital Beijing. The National Centre of Performance Arts was inaugurated in 2007 and features an amazing design where you, under the right conditions, can see a reflection off of the artificial lake infront of the building which creates the symbol of yin and yang.