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Old Opera House (Alte Oper)

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Address: Opernplatz 1, 60313 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
Phone Number: 69 1340-400
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
Description: Destroyed by Allied bombing in 1944, Frankfurt's beautifully reconstructed...
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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To me, one of the world's architectural marvels!

Overall: The old opera is a must-see on any visit to Frankfurt (and why wouldn't you, it's right in the centre). Its symmetry makes it (in my opinion) one of the most beautiful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Overall: The old opera is a must-see on any visit to Frankfurt (and why wouldn't you, it's right in the centre). Its symmetry makes it (in my opinion) one of the most beautiful buildings in the world! Sadly, the inside cannot measure up to the beautiful facade. The traditional interior was mostly destroyed by allied bombs during WWII. After the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

There was a festival at the end of June with marquees with beer and all sorts of food stalls every night of the week till late.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

A must-see! This building is magnificent, day and night. If you love historic architecture you'll adore this masterpiece.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Beautiful for Sunday afternoon walks. Beautiful scenery , great music plays and piano concerts. Ideal for date night too.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Sadly the Opera house was closed the day we came by. So we could only take a peek inside, which was actually new compared to the outside.But the architecture outside was magnificent. You may take pictures from any angle around the building and it looked great. There was a fountain fronting the building . Just a skip away from the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Beautiful building. Looks lovely at night. Sometimes has markets or fairs on outside which are worth a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We didn't go in but the architecture and the location are good! It hits you as you walk towards it and takes you by pleasant surprise coming out of nowhere sort of.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

A beautiful opera house during the day and the night. I have only seen one opera here, but it was excellent, maybe the best I have ever seen!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Amazing architecture in the old area of Frankfurt we choice to eat in a near by restaurant in the square. I am sure you will enjoy this site

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The restaurants around they have a great vibe. also there is an underground station less than 50 meters. It is worth including in your iternerary

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Address: Opernplatz 1, 60313 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
Phone Number: 69 1340-400
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Hesse  >  Frankfurt>  > Innenstadt

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