8 of the Greatest Opera HOuses in the World

(In alphabetical order)

Paris Opéra (Paris, France)
Paris Opéra
Points of interest: Stunning architecture and interiors, the theatre, and the frescoes at Palais Garnier among others

Sydney Opera House (Sydney, Australia)
Sydney Opera House
Points of interest: Sydney’s iconic landmark, beautiful contemporary design inside and out, and the wide range of top notch performances

Teatro alla Scala (Milan, Italy)
Teatro alla Scala
Points of interest: World-renowned opera house, impressive acoustics; and home to opera legends like composers Gioachino Rossini, Giuseppe Verdi, Vincenzo Bellini, and more

Teatro Colon (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Teatro Colon Buenos Aires
Points of interest: Beautiful interiors and top notch performances

Teatro di San Carlo (Naples, Italy)
Teatro di San Carlo
Points of interest: An old theatre that dates back to 1737, Italy’s most prestrigious threatre before Teatro alla Scala was built

The Bolshoi (Moscow, Russia)
The Bolshoi
Points of interest: One of the most renowned threatres in Russia, home to the world-famous Bolshoi Ballet, stunning interiors

The Royal Opera House (London, England)
The Royal Opera House
Points of interest: London’s prestigious opera house and performing arts venue, home to The Royal Ballet, The Royal Opera, and the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

Vienna Staatsoper (Vienna, Austria)
Vienna Staatsoper
Points of interest: A threatre that dates back to 1869, the focal point of the music scene in the city