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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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one of the most beautiful architectural sights of Frankfurt

if you're visiting Frankfurt or find yourself at the city centre, don't forget to pass by the Alte Oper. It is just a short stroll away from Hauptwache through the Fressgass. It... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

if you're visiting Frankfurt or find yourself at the city centre, don't forget to pass by the Alte Oper. It is just a short stroll away from Hauptwache through the Fressgass. It is one of the most beautiful areas in Frankfurt - by day and by night! the Alte Oper shines especially bright during Christmas time when the fountain is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Nice walk and good shops, good cakes! Enjoyed shopping, despite the bad cloudy weather. Fun watching the sparrows while enjoying a nice cup of coffee and cake.

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

It was a seated dinner but with buffet choice. There was an extremely wide selection of appetizers, main courses and a fantastic presentation of desserts. Also wine selection was of high standard

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The Alte Oper is a nice opera house with remarkable architecture from outside. Inside is rather disappointing, the teatre hall I have seen had nothing historical, it was a rather modern hall, from 1970s (estd.).

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Navi Mumbai, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

The old opera house is an exciting place not only because of events it hosts but the nearby attractions like a fountain and garden in front. This is one of the recommended tourist destination.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Its arguably one of the most beautiful buildings i have ever seen. Classic Italian Renaissance architecture in the heart of Frankfurt.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

It's a popular landmark, a place for live performance. For tourist external features like building itself, the fountain outside and a park nearby makes it a place worth visiting.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

nice Organisation, but the Event was disappointing (the Spandau Ballet) = too noisy, we could not hear anything but NOISE. we left before the end.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

My taxi turned the corner and I was confronted with this beautiful classical building. And to set it off were several of the old style gas lamps and the front fountain where some of the local kids were having a splash. Great. An Opera House from 1880 to a bombed out Opera House in 1944. Restored in the 1970's, but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Saw the Rocky Horror Picture show here. Very nice building from the outside.I bought quite an expensive ticket, but tstill my view was a little limited. Great show though

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