A blogger, ‘Chaconato’, has posted a useful guide to the current price of opera tickets in London compared to other attractions, such as Buckingham Palace, Barry Manilow, theatre, restaurants, the Rugby World Cup and Kew Gardens.
He concludes that tickets are available for operas at cheaper prices than for any major cultural, sporting or tourist activity.
The key word here is ‘available’. There are cheaper things to do in London than go to the opera, but the price still remains remarkably cheap in the middle of one of the most expensive places to live on earth.
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