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Old Opera House (Alte Oper)

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Address: Opernplatz 1, 60313 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
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+49 69 1340400
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
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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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Rich neighborhood

Nice design. Then, if you turn left, you can visit the bankers neighborhood, with very nice and elegant buildings.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Bucharest, Romania
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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice design. Then, if you turn left, you can visit the bankers neighborhood, with very nice and elegant buildings.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Didnt get to venture inside but after a brisk walk in the cold and snow, it was a welcome sight in the piazza.

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Kitchener, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I arrived at this nice location in my short tour. The outside view was really good, and the area around it was welcoming. I was inside for very short time, and I had to leave due to an event was about to start

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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed my visit here in November. Its a very well conserved place and there are some nice views around.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

While I didn't go inside, I was able to appreciate the beauty of the building's architecture and the fountain in front of it, from the outside.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

Driving by the Alte Oper at night sure is glamorous and its illumination fits very well and is all glamorous. So are the balls thrown in here; if invited you should go and see for yourself.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

I love operas! I'm an art lover and I'm always interested to visit operas wherever I go, and I loved the one in Frankfurt. it's really nice from the outside and the inside as well!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

Walk in tours aren't available. We were told that a tour could be booked online. The coffee shop is worth a visit on a cool day. It is part of the lobby, beautiful & romantic.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

A beautiful concert hall where we listened to Sokolov's brilliant performance of piano concerts. The foyers are appropriate and convenient.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

I walk pass by Alte Oper each time when I walk to Zeil. I am always amazed at its nice design each time. A few weeks ago, we went to a concert, and was disappointed by its interior. I have been to the world famous opera house in Sydney, and Buenos Ares; this cannot compare. Feeling like sitting in a... More 

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