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Royal Opera House
Place de la Monnaie, 1000 Bruxelles Driving directions
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guided tour 1st Sat of the month-noon, booking on Website

Description

In 1830, this theatre witnessed the beginning of the "September Days", when the audience at a performance of La Muette de Portici by Auber started a rebellion. Rebuilt in 1855 by Poelaert, the building was renovated in 1985-86 and completely modernised in 2017. The interior is richly decorated by well-known contemporary artists such as Buren. The building is now home to the National Opera.

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