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International Opera Cribs: Part One

International Opera Cribs: Part One

buenos aires opera house

Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Architect: Francesco Tamburini and Vittorio Meano

This theater had drama even as it was being built! The architect died, his pupil was murdered and then the guy financing it died. Despite all the muerte, it is considered one of the most beautiful structures in the world and definitely a must-see if you’re in beautiful Buenos Aires.

www.teatrocolon.org.ar

china grand opera house

National Grand Opera House in Beijing, China

Architect: Jean Andreu

Okay, China. This is pretty damn cool and it screams China even though it was designed by a French guy. Nicknamed “The Egg” this structure even includes an artificial lake. Eggcellent.

www.chncpa.org


manaus opera house

Teatro Amazonas in Manaus, Brazil

Architect: Celestial Sacardim

I love tradicional! This theater is located in the AMAZON RAINFOREST. I think that’s pretty remarkable.

www.atlasobscura.com


hanoi opera house

Hanoi Opera House in Hanoi, Vietnam

Architect: Harley and Broyer

“They’re sending me to Vietnam. It’s this whole other country.” – Forrest Gump

www.vietnam-beauty.com

mexico opera house

Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City, Mexico

Architect: Adamo Boari and Federico Mariscal

Another beautiful opera crib located in “La ciudad”. Mexico City’s opera house is decked in Italian white marble on the outside and super sweet murals.

www.en.academic.ru

dubai opera house

Dubai Opera House

Architect: Zaha Hadid with Patrik Schumacher

Is this even real yet? I couldn’t find any pictures that looked non-space-center.

en.wikipedia.org

covent garden

Royal Opera House in London, United Kingdom

The crib of all cribs.

www.roh.org.uk

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