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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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We always book ahead of time to avoid disappointments. We bought our ticket for the tour of the semperoper online with more than a month in advance. We got our pdf with bar code etc all for 11 am on Feb 10. We were by...More
We have been to plenty of opera houses across many of the world's prime locations, but the Semperoper stands out from the rest...with ease.
The facade alone is in a league of its own and, when illuminated on a clear night, it puts the "m"...More
The Opera House is impressive on the outside and beautiful on the inside. I enjoyed the guided tour and learnt so much about the interior design, the performances and the music hall. Great place to visit and worth every cent. Excellent place for photographs in...More
Sure, the show was lovely and it's a beautiful building. BUT
1. The guy at the bar was grumpy with us because we pre-ordered drinks online and this was incovenient for him
2. They wouldn't let my parents into the concert hall because they still...More
This old opera house is as unusual as it is beautiful. At first the accoustics seem a bit muffled, as if you need amplification, but then you settle into a soft but clear musical experience. Fabulous to look at and sink into a totally removed...More
The opera house is located right beside the Dresden Castle and The Zwinger. The tour price of 11 Euros is well worth the price for a 45 minute tour. You see the beautiful painted ceilings in the foyer and hallways. The opera hall is splendid...More
Located in the heart of Dresden, the magnificent building dates back to the nineteenth century and has been reconstructed several times. The current structure is a late twentieth century reconstruction after destruction during the second world war.
In front of the building is a large...More