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Old Opera House (Alte Oper)

Opernplatz 1, 60313 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
+49 69 1340400
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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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  • Average8%
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Opernplatz 1, 60313 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
+49 69 1340400
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Reviewed yesterday

This lovely building is situated in a busy modern area of Frankfurt, with many bars and restaurants in the vicinity and is easily accessible by the metro. Take a stroll here and stay for a drink or dinner.

Thank Brooklynite_Abroad
Reviewed yesterday

Very impressive Opera House located in the middle of the city. There is very big open Platz in front of the building.

Thank GezginIstanbul
Reviewed 6 days ago

lovely building, sadly nothing on during our visit which is a shame as we do like to take in an opera on our city breaks.

Thank tamaraForres
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The exterior of the building is classical and regal. The concert hall has been updated and the acoustics are excellent. We attended a concert and it was a wonderful experience.

Thank Travelwestport
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Even though rebuilt, it is impressive and well done. We enjoyed the beauty of the place and we wished we could have attended an opera here.

Thank HapyGuy7
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Wonderful structure - could only peek in the entryway through the ticket window. Tours are available for parties over 12, and booked in advance.

Thank simivalley1699
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The Opera House is an exceptional building which provides the visitor with a view of its architecture day or night. You don't have to enter the building to enjoy its beauty. There are restaurants around the building that provides the patrons with a view of...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Alter Oper is one of the symbols of the town. It is good to finish your shopping or cultural day with nice concert.

Thank Uku S
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Was given tickets our first week of a 5 month stay here in Germany from our son to see Diana Krall! This place is incredible! The sound was spectacular and she was at her best! Will definitely go back again while here!

Thank rleb22
Reviewed 29 September 2017

This building which is virtually situated in a modern Frankfurt is a gem from the past, the efforts taken to rebuild it in the original style are well worth it, visit during the day and then go back at night to see the difference. Easy...More

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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!