The Gran Teatre del Liceu, which opened in 1848, ranks among the world's largest opera houses with its 2292 seats. The opera house was built in Barcelona at the initiative of the association called the Liceu Filharmónico-Dramàtic Barcelonès.
The Liceu has a history marked by tragedy. A fire broke out in 1861 that devastated the buildings completely. In 1893, the anarchist Santiago Salvador threw a bomb that killed 20 people, whose seats were not occupied again for several years. On 31st January 1994, another fire broke out that totally destroyed the Teatre del Liceu once again. The new Liceu was inaugurated on 11th October 1999 with a performance of Giacomo Puccini’s “Turandot”.
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Guided tour Monday to Sunday: at 10:00 am, (1 hour and 10 minutes). Without TourMonday through Sunday: at 11:30, 24:00, 12.30 pm and 1:00 p.m. (20 minutes).
Guided tour: 10 € (as of September 1 € 11.25) Without Tour: 5 € (as of September 1 € 5.50)