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Guangzhou Opera House (simplified Chinese广州歌剧院traditional Chinese廣州歌劇院pinyinGuǎng​zhōu​ gē​jù​yuàn​) is a newly constructed Chinese opera house in GuangzhouGuangdong province, People's Republic of China.

The structure is designed by international architect Zaha Hadid.

The cost is estimated to be an investment of 1 billion yuan (US$120 million). The theatre has become the biggest performing centre in South China and is one of the three biggest theatres in the nation alongside Beijing's National Theatre and Shanghai's Shanghai Grand Theatre. May 2010 saw a production of Puccini's Opera Turandot which had in previous years been a controversial Opera in China.
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Quick Tip by . November 02, 2010
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The newest masterpiece of Zaha Hadid, Guangzhou Opera House is now open to public for visits and musical performances. To join the guided tour of the building, go to the box office before 10.30 am, 11.30 am, 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm & 4 pm. There are 6 visits each day and each visit lasts for 1 hour. Take note that the opera house is closed on Monday. The Opera House is best photographed in the night. However, it's worth going again in the day to see a different perspective. If you are an architecture fanatic, …
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