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Semper Opera House (Semperoper)

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Address: Theaterplatz 2, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
Phone Number: 0351/49 11-0
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Sun 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Restored to its former magnificence after its destruction in the 1945...
Restored to its former magnificence after its destruction in the 1945 bombing of Dresden, this elaborate, High Renaissance style opera house presents opera, ballet and jazz performances, and is worth a visit if only to marvel at its ornate interior.
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Very famous opera house not only in Germany. You can visit the opera house during day time and experience the rich interior of it

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 6, 2015
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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Very famous opera house not only in Germany. You can visit the opera house during day time and experience the rich interior of it

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Boliden, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

As everything in Dresden, the opera house is also impressive. Even if you don´t want or have time to go inside, give yourself a chance to admire it from the outside!

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

What a building! Just coming to it you will go "wow". Unfortunately, we did not stay long enough to consider visiting any performance.

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Varberg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The Semperoper was a fantastic building. We took a short tour and got a decent understanding of the opera house itself. We were lucky and got tickets for an opera as well, an experience really worth it even though we are not opera buffs.

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Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

A must go place in Dresden. Built in the 19th century by Mr. Selmper, the Semper Opera is a symbol of culture in the heart of Sachsen. Just taking a couple of pictures from the façade is already worthy, but I recommend the full experience, watching one of the spectacles.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We took the 3.00 English tour of this beautiful opera house. From the outside the building - and its location by the River Elbe - is tremendous, but inside there are artistic wonders to behold. Walls, ceilings and the auditorium are gems - the pillars are artistic fakes. Guided tours are mandatory and well worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Magnificent restoration of a very good opera house.rebuilding enabled expansion.wonderful decor.excellent performance,comfortable seats.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We were in Dresden and decided to attend an opera "The Flying Dutchman" in the Opera House located in the Zwinger Complex. The Opera House is beautiful inside and we appreciated the orchestra supplying the music to coincide with the opera. Even though the singing was in German and also the Visual Words were in German, we thoroughly enjoyed the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Bought last minute tickets to a symphony orchestra concert. Great concert hall acoustics. Ornate interior, very well restored. Views to surrounding sights from the balcony during interval.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We toured the Semperoper in Dresden, which is a beautiful building! We didn't have an opportunity to see a performance when we were there, but getting to explore the building itself was memorable. If you are in the area it is definitely worth checking out!

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