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Civic Opera House, Chicago

Civic Opera House, Chicago (must see)

One of the world's most beautiful constructions, Civic Opera House, is located in the heart of Downtown Chicago, in the famous Loop District. The construction of the building is characterized as a hybrid of Art Deco and Art Nouveau architectural styles.

The Civic Opera House has 3,563 seats, making it the second-largest opera auditorium in North America, right behind New York City's Metropolitan Opera House. Built for the Chicago Civic Opera, today it is the permanent home of the Lyric Opera of Chicago.

Why You Should Visit:
Turn of the century charm and high art at reasonable prices!
The building is huge (so it's very rare that you can't get a last minute seat) but has excellent acoustics.

Tip:
Don't forget to go downstairs to see the great mini-museum that is always interesting.
You may also treat yourself to a backstage tour to learn about how an opera comes together.

Opening Hours:
Daily: 10am-5pm

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Sight Name: Civic Opera House
Sight Location: Chicago, USA
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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