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Old Opera House (Alte Oper)

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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Destroyed by Allied bombing in 1944, Frankfurt's beautifully reconstructed opera house was reopened in 1981. It's now a major venue for concerts and operas.
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Opernplatz 1, 60313 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
+49 69 1340400
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very carismatic building and corner in Frankfurt. You can mix a walking with the shopping and dining around the cafes.

Thank uzmelissa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a beautiful old building Didnt have access which was very sad. Walked around the gardens near by. Always someone eager to help

Thank geoffrey b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am glad that they gave this place a face lift. It is so beautiful to see from the outside. There are various shows and one just has to pick the best ones. Enjoy a night out.

Thank ceedaworld1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

nice artitecture good statues . nice place to chill out and drink cofee or beer lots of food shops and vibrant

Thank Confidence F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I did not go inside to see, but I was around several times, the park and surrounding of the building is great. Architecturally, it is magnificent. Lovely building. I liked it and we were there to check it out several times to enjoy the sculptures...More

Thank FreeJohnny
Reviewed 28 August 2018

It is the very nice place. I am enjoyed too much. The Alte Oper is very classic and nice architecture.

Thank 81dewi
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The Alte Oper offers a widely varied program ranging from serious classical music to musical comedies.

Thank Strehle
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

I have visited it a couple of days ago and it was a pretty building to look at. There is also a restaurant on the terrace that is worth trying. Overall it’s a pretty building. If you are interested in arts and history then it’s...More

Thank leila j
Reviewed 24 August 2018

you can visit the opera house in city cause i like the building and you have to see the pretty of this building you can find it in the end of zell

Thank TARIQ_10
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Loved it here. We sat outside although it was very hot! The choice was good and the food amazing. Huge portions as always when in Germany! Love the butter portions, little rolls of wrapped butter with salt.

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John V
10 May 2017|
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Response from Sherry G | Reviewed this property |
Hi John I see others have answered. I thought I saw some publicity about it while I was in Frankfurt. Sounds like it will be a wonderful few days. Have fun and safe travels.
Loraine L
16 November 2015|
Response from ralfk16 | Reviewed this property |
Loraine, which concert are you going to? At least there is a "Abendkasse" which opens 1 hour before each concert where you can purchase last minute tickets. Should be possible to deposit already paid tickets there as well... More
22 June 2015|
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Response from reisen_xx | Reviewed this property |
Hi! If the concert is inside the opera, then I would definitely recommend wearing something chic. Not necessarily a tie, but a shirt and blazer will do! Hope I could help. Have fun at the concert!