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Bayerische Staatsoper

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Address: Max-Joseph-Platz 2, 80539 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
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+49 89 21851920
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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The best place in the city to view opera and ballet, although it can be a...

The best place in the city to view opera and ballet, although it can be a tough ticket.

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Two Superb Evenings In A Great Opera House

We are great Opera lovers and have been privileged to attend productions in a number of Locations. Having not previously visited Munich, we timed our stay in the City to enable us... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are great Opera lovers and have been privileged to attend productions in a number of Locations. Having not previously visited Munich, we timed our stay in the City to enable us to see two productions. The building is very impressive, the exterior facing into the Square and the tiered Auditorium. We were in the Orchestra area, with comfortable seating... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 March 2017

This is a great operahouse. The performance of La Boheme we saw was fantastic BUT we bought tickets at the last minute and so only the 10 and 12 Euro seats were left. No problem we thought, we've been up in the gods before and it's been fine. However, we failed to notice (and truth told it isn't made that... More 

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Maceio, AL
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103 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful Greek/Roman Architecture, unfortunately I didn't get inside but I heard it is one of the most important opera house of the world.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This was my first visit here. I saw Elektra and Der Rosenkvalier on consecutive evenings. The Elektra was musically very good but let down by the production. The Der Rosenkavalier we were lucky to have Anja Harteros step in as the Marschallin at short notice. She was the finest Marschallin I have heard live and was supported by a fine... More 

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Salvador, BA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

I've been at the Bayerische Staatsoper twice in January/2017 and both times had an amazing experience. The place is gorgeous and the staff is incredible: the dancers show accurate technique combined with passionate body expression! Must also mention the "Vorderhaus" team, receptioning more than attentively, and its manager, Charles Maxwell, an outstanding professional that really makes the difference in his... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Affordable prices Very nice decorum Amazing performance, really world class Enjoyable break with food and wine at descent prices Overall a memorable evening

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South-East District, Botswana
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 11 December 2016

Not worth a trip. It's is just so plain and generic. If you want something to admire and enjoy for it's design, maybe consider a different country.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016

This tour is a showstopper! It was like being allowed behind the scenes at Disney or the green curtain to see the wizard. The areas that are always open to the general ticket buying public are lovely and it is nice to learn the history of the building etc but the real gem is the back stage access to dressing... More 

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Seattle, WA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Second time at this opera house and I wasn't disappointed - a new, avant garde, Eruo-modern production of Puccini's Turandot was a spectacle to see and hear. Conservative theater-goers will questions some of the artistic choices, but the Bavarian Staatsoper is one of Europe's top opera houses, on par with Vienna, Berlin, London, and even La Scala. Keep an open... More 

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Boston, MA
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Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Clearly an incredible opera house. The building is truly like a music temple. The exterior and the interior are quite imposing, but the auditorium itself is particularly impressive with fantastic acoustics. Went there for Shostakovich's Lady Macbeth under Kirill Petrenko's direction and I enjoyed every minute of it. Anja Kampe as Katerina Izmailova was simply perfect, stunning performance.

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