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A List of Opera Houses of the World, with photos. These are the best, and most beautiful opera houses in the World. Operas have been popular for centuries, especially in Italy where the first opera house opened in the 1600's. While seen today as a medium of the upper-class, opera has historically been loved by all. Composers continue to compose operas even today, and the box seats are, as always, in demand. Since Operas are usually large productions, opera houses are in-turn also large. Opera houses must support multiple facilities, such as costumes, orchestra, and props. Today, some opera houses use electronic technology to enhance their acoustics, but there are still many purists who prefer to hear a performer's voice in as natural a state as possible, especially when they sing.

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La Scala is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Opera Houses in the World
La Scala

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Vienna Staatsoper is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Opera Houses in the World
Vienna Staatsoper

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Palais Garnier is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Opera Houses in the World
Palais Garnier France , Paris

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Odessa Opera and Ballet Theate... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Opera Houses in the World
Odessa Opera and Ballet Theater Odessa

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Sydney Opera House is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Opera Houses in the World
Sydney Opera House Australia , Sydney

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Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Opera Houses in the World
JordanClunn added Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires San Nicolás, Buenos Aires , Argentina

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Mariinsky Theatre is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Opera Houses in the World
OlgaChukova added Mariinsky Theatre Saint Petersburg

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Teatro de Cristobal Colón is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Opera Houses in the World
Teatro de Cristobal Colón

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Royal Opera House is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Opera Houses in the World
Royal Opera House

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Bolshoi Theatre is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Opera Houses in the World
Bolshoi Theatre

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Liceu is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Opera Houses in the World
Liceu

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Bayreuth Festspielhaus`Bayreut... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Opera Houses in the World
Bayreuth Festspielhaus`Bayreuth

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Opera house in Oslo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Opera Houses in the World
Opera house in Oslo

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La Fenice is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Opera Houses in the World
La Fenice

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Semperoper is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Opera Houses in the World
Semperoper

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Façade of De Munt/ La Monnaie is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Opera Houses in the World
Façade of De Munt/ La Monnaie

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Tbilisi Opera Hall is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Opera Houses in the World
Tbilisi Opera Hall

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Palacio de Bellas Artes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Opera Houses in the World
Palacio de Bellas Artes

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Komische Oper Berlin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Opera Houses in the World
Komische Oper Berlin

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Four Seasons Centre is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Opera Houses in the World
Four Seasons Centre

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San Francisco War Memorial Ope... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Opera Houses in the World
San Francisco War Memorial Opera House

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Teatr Wielki is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Opera Houses in the World
Teatr Wielki

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The Copenhagen Opera House is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Opera Houses in the World
The Copenhagen Opera House

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Wales Millennium Centre is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Opera Houses in the World
Wales Millennium Centre Wales , Cardiff

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Opera house of Metz is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Opera Houses in the World
Opera house of Metz

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São Carlos Opera House is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Opera Houses in the World
São Carlos Opera House

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Verona Arena is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Opera Houses in the World
Verona Arena

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Latvian National Opera is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Opera Houses in the World
Latvian National Opera

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The Stopera is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Opera Houses in the World
The Stopera

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Ankara Opera House is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Opera Houses in the World
Ankara Opera House

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Croatian National Theatre in Z... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Opera Houses in the World
Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb

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Yerevan Opera House is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Opera Houses in the World
Yerevan Opera House

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Palace of Culture is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Opera Houses in the World
Palace of Culture Iași

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Severance Hall is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Opera Houses in the World
JordanClunn added Severance Hall

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The Göteborg Opera is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Opera Houses in the World
The Göteborg Opera Gothenburg , Sweden

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Great Theatre of Havana is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Opera Houses in the World
Great Theatre of Havana

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National Academic Theatre of O... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Opera Houses in the World
National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet of Mongolia

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Hanoi Opera House is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Opera Houses in the World
Hanoi Opera House Hanoi , Vietnam

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Kennedy Center is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Opera Houses in the World
Kennedy Center

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Azerbaijan State Academic Oper... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Opera Houses in the World
Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre

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Sayed Darwish Theatre is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Opera Houses in the World
Sayed Darwish Theatre