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Address: Wiesbaden, Hesse, Germany
Description: One of the city's primary performance centers, the State Theatre hosts...
One of the city's primary performance centers, the State Theatre hosts opera, ballet, concerts and more.
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A Real Gem in Wiesbaden

This turn-of-the-century theatre is one of the most spectacular in Germany. If you have a chance to see a performance while in Wiesbaden you are in for a treat. The acoustics are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
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Wiesbaden, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This turn-of-the-century theatre is one of the most spectacular in Germany. If you have a chance to see a performance while in Wiesbaden you are in for a treat. The acoustics are terrific and you will enjoy yourself immensely.

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Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I have been inside many European opera houses and this one is the most ornate that I have ever seen on the inside. Imagine being inside a Faberge egg. Still outside the front of the theater is very plain as it was damaged during WWII but the back and side of the theater is reminiscent of the glory days before... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

great places, both especially at the moment with the May festival besides eh Rheingau festival, art and culture is a must in Wiesbaden. Both places beautiful historic places

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Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We came here to see a performance of Lohengrin. The performance was okay, but the opera house is very impressive. I like the details of the building, very beautiful.

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Ballina, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We went to see a performance of Candide in the Opera house, and it was such a lovely evening . The staging and the production were excellent. The opera house itself was so pretty and felt like we stepped back in time. A great experience that I would recommend to anyone.

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

If in Wiesbaden you MUST make sure you take time to visit the State Theatre and Opera House. Last month we enjoyed a performance of La Boheme and previously had been to the ballet there. The opera house is a magnificent building and the bar area at interval time is truly amazing.

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Harker Heights, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

If you are into opera, stage plays, or any other staged presentations, then this is the place for you. The old-world charm oozes from every corner from the foyer to the stage. It's great.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I attended the theatre for a piano recital and was pleased to find the acoustic was excellent. The interior of the theatre is well worn but still very attractive and there's a pleasingly intimate atmosphere. I would imagine going to see an opera in these surroundings would be a great experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

I do not like modern ballet, but the dancers here were very good and obviously modern dance is popular. The theatre is excellent

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

The theater is very nice in its style - lots of crystal, gold, etc. but elegant and cozy. we saw a number of performances there and staging was not to our liking - modern 'reading' of classical operas.

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Address: Wiesbaden, Hesse, Germany
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Hesse  >  Wiesbaden

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