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Bayerische Staatsoper: Tours & Tickets

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The best place in the city to view opera and ballet, although it can be a tough ticket.
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Max-Joseph-Platz 2, 80539 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We love the Staatsoper. The building is splendid, as are the acoustics. The production of “Salome”, though burdened by confusing direction, was generally first-rate, with Marlis Petersen a stunningly effective Salome, and Wolfgang Koch in excellent vocal form as Jochanaan. The supporting singers were also...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank operalover939
Reviewed 4 August 2019

I have been to Munich a few times now, and a visit to the Bavarian State Opera never fails to impress and bring joy. On this trip, we enjoyed one of the season closing performances of the Summer Oper für Alle program. Outdoor performance, top...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Sinistrality
Reviewed 20 July 2019

This building combines well with the Residenz on the platz. We did not get to visit the interior because there were no performances while we were in Munich. However, we did greatly enjoy it as a backdrop for great pictures.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Grover R
Reviewed 1 July 2019

We applied for tickets in a ballot long in advance to see La Traviata with Placido Domingo. Having been successful we built a short break around this. The Opera House was simply stunning. Impressive from the outside it’s beauty is surpassed by the interior. We...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Bridstow
Reviewed 19 June 2019

We specifically wanted to see a brilliant Opera Soprano called Pretty Yende in LUCIA DI LAMMAMOUR so applied for tickets extremely early. Thank goodness we did as the performance was Sold Out. Great standard , a beautiful Auditorium, well priced drinks and snacks and a...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank leoandrew
Reviewed 12 June 2019

We found the on-line booking process quite easy from the UK & there was no-problem with the self-printed tickets. The instructions said to carry ID as well as the ticket, but this was not requested at the door. For the Sunday morning (11am) orchestral concert...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank JeffreyF_11
Reviewed 28 April 2019

Short visit to Munich with the opera Madame Butterfly the highlight. We were not disappointed. The Opera House itself is amazing, breathtaking. We did a”behind the scenes” tour the previous Friday which was so interesting and gave us an insight into how the performance would...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 924bonnied
Reviewed 20 April 2019 via mobile

I saw two ballets: Alice in Wonderland and Anna Karenina. Both shows were wonderful with fabulous dancers. Excellent costumes and sets too. The theatre itself is stunningly pretty. Bar area is nice with good choice of snacks and drinks.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank SALLY E
Reviewed 23 March 2019

We saw "Don Giovanni" and loved the performance and appreciated the unique setting/interpretation of this opera. I noticed some Tripadvisor commentary re: ticket purchases; I purchased online Jan 21 for a March 14 performance and did not have any issues although admittedly, there were not...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank BetsyBtravelin
Reviewed 28 February 2019

We wanted to see an opera here while visiting Munich in February, 2019. Check out Larry Z's review, below, with the excellent description of the online ticket purchasing process. By the time we started looking, the first batch of online tickets was sold out, so...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Response from 924bonnied | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I wore a smart dress and my husband a jacket and tie. People do dress up as it is considered an occasion. The opera will be amazing but part of the entertainment will be people watching the glitterati of Munich. Hope you... More
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Hi sorry for the late reply. I am not aware of any reselling agency. If you look at the Opera internet site there is now a place where private person can sell their tickets at the regular price, in case they are not able to... More
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