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The best place in the city to view opera and ballet, although it can be a tough ticket.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Max-Joseph-Platz 2, 80539 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
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+49 89 21851920
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful opera house!! This is a beautiful building and very worthwhile to visit. I highly recommend it!

Thank Mark42139
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I only discovered that these tours existed as the guide on our walking tour mentioned it. One can book online or at the box office, and costs €10. The tour takes about 1 1/4 hours and includes going backstage (which is *gigantic* !).

Thank Bettagettalife
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Nationaloper is one of the great houses in the world, with excellent acoustics and good sight lines, and it is always a delight to attend a performance in it. This time it was The Marriage of Figaro, which featured several fine performances, especially Federico...More

Thank operalover939
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Amazing, gorgeous opera house and theatre. Saw a superb version of L'elisir d'amore with Vittorio Griggolo, amongst others. Beautiful production, imaginative with first class voices. Interesting to see the Munich glitterati out in their Sunday best!

Thank amelia l
Reviewed 11 July 2018

We were lucky enough to hear a gala performance by Edita Gruberova at the opera house. The venue is of surreal beauty and the singing was hauntingly thrilling. We shall never forget her performance of the Don Giovanni aria - singing like that takes decades...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This is the real deal. One of the great opera houses of the world. A fabulous orchestra and the world's top singers. The best Wagner or Strauss you will ever hear.

Thank Bryan G
Reviewed 22 June 2018

This is a top-notch opera house - in a fanciful design - lots of pink, cream and chandeliers. The music was sublime. It was quite warm however

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Mostly daily at 2.00 pm (look at the internet site) there are guided tour at the State Opera House. The tour takes about 1 hour you will get information on the building and most interesting we were able to go back stage. The size is...More

Thank Isabella M
Reviewed 1 May 2018

I visited the Bayerische Staatsoper in late March 2018, and one of the performances I attended was Rosenkavalier. This was a legendary production by Jürgen Rose and Otto Schenk. The set design was for the second act was such a marvel that it received an...More

Thank igormk
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Coming off a wonderful "The taming of the shrew", with the amazing Sergei Polunin, special guest of the company. I can never thank the Bayerische Staatsballet enough for evenings like this! Nice atmosphere, friendly staff. Highly recommended.

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