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State Theatre and Opera House

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Address: Wiesbaden, Hesse, Germany
Phone Number: 06111320
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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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Beautiful inside and out.

Absolutely beautiful! Recommend going to the theater, enjoying the ambiance and wonderful entertainment.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
LittleBear28
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New Berlin, Wisconsin
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New Berlin, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely beautiful! Recommend going to the theater, enjoying the ambiance and wonderful entertainment.

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Tbilisi, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

I was visited Wiesbaden Theatre and opera house in 2.06.2016. I did n't expect to see so much beauty and luxuriance there.I was pleasantly surprised.This building,in Baroque style,was built by support Germen emperor William I and opened in 1894. I bought ticket only for 14 euro and I have seen ,,Fate of destiny" (j.Verdi).For this price I have received a... More 

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Moscow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

One of the most rafine theatre in the world. Fantasticly decorated foyer and buffet. The hall itself is small but comfortable and acoustic is very good!

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Middletown
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

In the "Grosses Haus" you can experience an opera house from the turn of the (19/20th) century when Wiesbaden was one of the Prussian Emperor 's favorite places in Germany. The acoustics are good and particularly in the month of May (Mai Festspiele) some excellent productions come to town.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Although we did not have an opportunity to go inside, the outside proved to be very interesting. The entire building is quite large and the structure is amazing to look at. Look closely at the statues on the front façade and the frieze above the columns, they all have something to do with the arts.

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

My wife and I have seen several plays. operas and concerts here. This is one of the best-kept secrets in Europe. The Government subsidizes the ticket prices so everyone can afford to go! Imagine: going to see La Traviata for $15?! Bolero, the Barber of Seville, Billy Budd, and more for $15 or less! And the Theatre is SPECTACULAR!!!! This... More 

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Ballina, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

On my second visit to this opera house I was once again enthralled with the decor and the high quality of the performance. We went to see Madam Butterfly and were not dissapointed. The cast were wonderful with some of the most amazing voices. The production itself was sort of amaturish but the orchestra and cast were top level.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

Retaining much of it's original late 19th design the Opera House is a beautiful place to see an opera. The quality of the performances is high and seats are often sold out. If you're visiting Germany and want to have an authentic experience of art and culture, this is a great place to come.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

It's an imposing and magnificent place. Beautiful building and architecture. The performances are of really good quality.

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Bochum, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

We came here while we were in Wiesbaden, and we attended “An Ideal Husband” in German in the small hall. And we were not only impressed by the performance of the play and the set but the interior of the building is very striking, the foyer is very ornate and pictures don't do really do it justice. Before the plays... More 

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