About Dubai Opera:

Dubai Opera, located in a place that has become the heart of Dubai with the tallest building ‘Burj Khalifa’, largest shopping mall ‘Dubai Mall’ and Largest Performing Fountain ‘Dubai Fountain’ as its neighbours‘ Dubai Opera’ a building of wood and glass looks like a floating Dhow is a cherry on the cake of Dubai’s list of extraordinary attractions.

Inspired from the traditional wooden boat called Dhow, the design of Dubai Opera looks like a large ship to have long into the blue waters of Burj Lake. The centre of music, dance and arts in the heart of an Arabian metropolis Dubai Opera built in the year 2016 by Emaar Properties. The multi-format performing arts centre has the capacity of 2000 people. The building of Dubai Opera is huge with 60,000 square meters and can be converted into a theatre, a concert hall, an exhibition centre or even a banquet hall if needed.

Why you must visit Dubai Opera?

Dubai Opera is located under the shadow of Burh Khalifa and neighbouring with Dubai Mall and Dubai Fountain in the most happening place Dubai Downtown. An evening is well spent, if you get a panoramic view of the stunning city of Dubai, visiting the largest aquarium Dubai Aquarium while enjoying shopping in the largest shopping Mall Dubai Mall and admiring world’s largest choreographed fountain system dancing to your favourite music? You can make it even better by visiting the definitive destination for performing arts in Dubai, bringing arts and music to life like never before.

The stunning design Dubai Opera which will give you the feeling of being on a boat, and the city’s first purpose-built multi-format centre producing and hosting the most beautiful, most authentic, and engaging music, dance, stand-up comedy and arts from Dubai and the world is a must-see attraction in Dubai and the shining pearl of The Opera District.

How to Reach Dubai Opera? 

The radiant centre of culture and arts in Dubai, Dubai Opera is in the famous opera district in Dubai Downtown. you can take Dubai metro and get off at Burj Khalifa Station on the Redline and the take walk towards Dubai Mall’s water promenade to get to Dubai Opera and you can admire Burj Khalifa, Dubai Mall and Dubai Fountain on your way. Apart from that, you can take taxi’s or bus to reach Dubai Mall station.

Dubai Opera Tickets

The tickets of Dubai Opera can be purchased from the Box Office located Opera Plaza on Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard. or online at dubaiopera.com. The tickets are divided into price categories based on the type of seats you choose like Silver (the cheaper one) Gold, Premium, VIP, and VIP boxes price may vary based on each show’s and the range starting from 69 USD per person to 2000 USD for 8 people.

Best Time to Visit Dubai Opera?

If you are visiting Dubai opera for the first time then plan your visit in the evening so that you get to see the stunning design in the sunset and also get to enjoy Dubai Fountain, Burj Khalifa Laser shows. If you have plans to book Dubai Opera Tours then you should plan your visit based on the available time slots there are 09-time slots this tour are conducted daily, starting from 9:30 AM. The tour timings will be – 9:30 AM, 10:30 AM, 11:30 AM, 12:30 AM, 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM, 3:30 PM,4:30 PM and 5:30 PM.

Dubai Opera Tours:

Now You can book Dubai Opera Backstage Tour or Architect Tour or Grand Tour to become an insider of the famous Dubai Opera. Architecture Tour gives you the chance to marvel the iconic Dhow themed design of the Dubai Opera and listen to the stories of Opera’s unique heritage and breathtaking design. Admire the 3-story chandelier, beautiful sculptures and artworks created exclusively for Dubai Opera. Dubai Opera Architecture Tour last approximately 45 minutes and cost USD 22 for adults and USD 12 for children.  

Backstage Tour gives you a sneak peek into the hidden world of a theatre! Your tour includes the auditorium, backstage areas, dressing rooms, piano and trap room, sound room. Dubai Opera Back Stage Tour last approximately 45 minutes and cost USD 27 for adults and USD 65 for children. The grand tour is for those who want to see it all and experience it, it is a combination of both Backstage and Architecture tour and the tour last approximately 60 minutes and cost USD 35 for adults and USD 20 for children. All these tours start from the Box office and guided by in house guides.

What to Wear to the Dubai Opera?

There is no dress code for Dubai Opera, however, the website does say that formal attire is encouraged. So dress formally as you do in any other opera and if it is any music show or concerts you can wear casuals, Keep in mind that Dubai is a conservative country and it is best not wearing anything too revealing Though you will see people wearing short dresses, since the opera is often visited by the Emiratis, so it is recommended to wear modest dress inside Dubai Opera. If you are visiting Dubai Opera’ for tours, then you don’t need to worry about the dress code, and you can wear any casual dress as you would on a city tour.

Dubai Opera Opening Hours:

The Dubai Opera House remains open from 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM daily.

The Box Office remains open from 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM.

Dubai Opera Tour Packages with Transfers 

Surprise tourism offers three types of tours to Dubai Opera, Grand Tour of Dubai Opera with two-way transfers from Dubai Hotels, which includes the entry tickets to Dubai Opera Grand Tour and a private transfer from Dubai hotels. The second one is Dubai Opera Grand Tour with Breakfast in Armani Atmosphere, this tour will start with a pick up from your hotel in Dubai and includes a delicious buffet breakfast in Armani Atmosphere restaurant located in Burj Khalifa and tickets Dubai Opera Grand Tours. Your tour includes a private driver to drive you both ways. The best option to experience Dubai Opera is by joining our half-day Golden Tour of Dubai City, which includes a heritage tour covering Bastakiya, Dubai Museum, Al Maktoum House and a visit to Burj Khalifa’s 124th and 125th floor and of course the grand tour of Dubai Opera.