National Opera

Bordeaux

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National Opera

The National Opera of Bordeaux, or Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux, is a stunning building constructed on a Roman temple's site. Inaugurated in 1780, it hosts operas, ballets and classical music performances, with ticket prices varying based on seating categories. Featuring 12 Corinthian columns and a splendid auditorium with perfect acoustics, it's an architectural gem steeped in history — be sure not to miss the rare guided tours to fully appreciate this French treasure.

Do & See

History, sights, landmarks, architecture, arts and tons of activities have turned Bordeaux into a beautiful and exciting city. Consistently renewing itself, for example with the recent construction of the Cité du Vin, Bordeaux is typical and modern at the same time, with sights and entertainment for everyone. One thing is for sure: hold on to your camera, because everything here is highly photogenic.