Gran Teatre del Liceu

Top 1% of attractions in Barcelona
8 / 10

9 expert reviews

“The Liceu is a chocolate-box opera house for the 21st century.”

– Condé Nast Traveler

Fodor's Fodor's
"Barcelona's opera house has long been considered one of the most beautiful in Europe, in the same category as Milan's La Scala." Full review
Concierge Concierge
"The opulent Liceu was built in 1847 as a paean to the arts, with gilded ballrooms, a hall of mirrors, and an auditorium similar to Milan's Teatro alla Scala."
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"If you can’t catch a night at the opera, you can still have a look around one of Europe’s greatest opera houses, known to locals as the Liceu." Full review
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"The principal venue for opera, concerts, and dance since 1847, the hall reopened in 1999 after a major fire and is now one of the most technologically and acoustically advanced theaters in Europe." Full review
Let's Go Let's Go
"Though La Rambla itself is one of Europe’s grandest stages (tourists being the main performers), the highbrow Liceu is known for its operatic and classical presentations." Full review
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