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Opera Theatre d'Avignon

1 rue Racine, 84000, Avignon, France
+33 4 90 82 42 42
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Highlight of Place de l'Horloge

A beautiful facade. Statues of Corneille and Moliére front a double set of columns separating four... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Larry C
Another walk by

The outside of the opera house is quite impressive looking. Unless there is an opera going on it... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2018
Diane K
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1 week ago
“Highlight of Place de l'Horloge”
16 Feb 2018
“Another walk by ”
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1 rue Racine, 84000, Avignon, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful facade. Statues of Corneille and Moliére front a double set of columns separating four smaller columns that define the entrance to the building. The double columns are repeated above on either side of the balcony which overhangs the entrance. The original opera house...More

Thank Larry C
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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

The outside of the opera house is quite impressive looking. Unless there is an opera going on it appears you can only gaze at it from outside.

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Reviewed 20 November 2017

The Opera Theater is right by the Hotel de Ville right on Place de L'Horloge. It's worthwhile to stop and admire the ornate architecture of the building. It's really a beautiful building.

Thank Sue M
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

Outside, the opera looks very nice. It is located on Place de l'Horloge. I think it can be seen from the inside only when there is a show.

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Reviewed 12 September 2016

...to the public, and staffed by people determined to keep you out. I do not understand why this magnificent building is not open for visitors. It allegedly has a famous carousel at roof level. There are many people behind the desk apparently involved in municipal...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

An amazing structure especially its facade with two huge personality that reflects human drama in its side, can't miss this building near to Hotel de Ville, facing numbers of local restaurants.

Thank Jun J
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Reviewed 30 June 2016

what a facade=simply stunning piece of European architecture. located in the center of tourist area. worth looking at.

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Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

This is a prominent building of the classical style. It's located next to the Hotel de Ville, and in the lovely place full of trees and cafes.

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Reviewed 10 May 2016

I really liked the exterior of the Opera and spent some time photographing various details. Take as a whole, it is a bit overdone. But its central location seemed to indicate that regardless of the cities religious focus, the arts were equally important.

Thank G C
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Reviewed 12 April 2016

The Opera Theatre, which stands in a corner of the Place d'Horloge, has a wonderful façade. The entrance is three bays wide with a balcony above the doors, which is then topped by a pediment with carvings of female figures in the spandrels. In our...More

Thank mjc404
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