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Opera House gives tours. They let you in a room and you take a number. Someone comes to the glass window and informs you in English that they give tours. However, most days the tours are only in German. They also only give tours occasionally...More
This was a last-minute addition to our itinerary. We saw an opera and it was a cool experience and a beautiful building, as you'd expect. That's even though we had horrible seats (on the side, the top level, back row -- hard for some of...More
Right in front of Zurich opera house this Christmas market bustles with people from after work. Mainly food and drink based with just about every type of food you can imagine. Seems people meet for a social get together at these markets even if it's...More
Wonderful building, amazingly illuminated, we couldn't visit because of the Film Festival, but from outside, this building is a great example of architecture, and a magnificent space for arts, specially opera and ballet
Finally went to see la boheme, and even though I spend months each year in Zurich, the first time at th opera house. Bought my ticket online, but it did not say I wouldn’t be able to see anything. Tiny seats, they stick extra chairs...More
While in Zurich, my wife and I went to see Carmen at the Zurich opera house. It’s a small theater. They have an interesting custom of kicking everyone out of the auditorium during the intermission. Perhaps this is so they can sell more concessions. The...More
Came here for a performance while in town, and I was totally impressed. It is easily accessible by public transit, and also within walking distance from Old Town area. Once inside you get the feel of how intimate it is, which I find it more...More