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German State Opera (Deutsche Staatsoper)

Unter den Linden 7, 10117 Berlin, Germany
+49 4930 203540
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Brilliant performance of Don Giovanni in 2015

I visited the Staatsoper company (they're still currently performing in the Schiller theater until... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2017
Jernae K
Presently under reconstructions, scheduled to reopen in Autumn 2017

Staatoper (Berlin State Opera) is an important German opera company that calls the venue by the... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2017
Hong Kong, China
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This central Berlin performance hall is one of the city's three primary venues for opera and ballet.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Unter den Linden 7, 10117 Berlin, Germany
+49 4930 203540
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Reviewed 1 April 2017

I visited the Staatsoper company (they're still currently performing in the Schiller theater until the Staatsoper is completed with renovations) while visiting in December 2015. The performance of Don Giovanni was spectacular! So glad I got to see the same company my great-great grandfather used...More

Thank Jernae K
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Staatoper (Berlin State Opera) is an important German opera company that calls the venue by the same name on Unter den Linden in the Mitte district of Berlin its home. Presently, the building is under reconstruction works which are scheduled to take place until Autumn...More

1  Thank BradJill
Reviewed 16 November 2016

I had the opportunity to take a tour of the opera, which is currently being reconstructed. It is a historical building, which hopefully will be as beautiful as it was before. I was impressed by the roof's decoration and that the traditional elements are mixed...More

Thank Angeliki K
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We were lucky to be under 33 years old and thus be able to buy great tickets for a Tosca performance for 10 euro's each! I highly recommend to dedicate an evening in Berlin to the Staats Opera. Even though today they are based in...More

Thank Lidia T
Reviewed 26 June 2016

We were still so lucky, that we have been in the old Staatsoper - before they started to reconstruct. It is a wonderful opera house, and hopefully it will be after the works as beautiful as it was. Nowadays the play in the Schiller Theater...More

Thank 545medva
Reviewed 26 May 2016

I had the distinct pleasure of being at the premiere of Deutsche Staatsoper production Steffani's "Amor Vien dal Destino" on April 23. It is one of the most impressive and enjoyable entertainments I have ever seen. The concept, staging, production, and costumes worked together with...More

Thank KJM02
Reviewed 1 April 2016

I attended the good Friday performance of Parsifal at the Staatsoper in the wonderful Schiller theatre The cast and especially the chorus were fantastic and sang the whole thing beautifully under the direction of Daniel Barenboim who controlled the whole evening both orchestra and stage...More

Thank Jeremy P
Reviewed 6 January 2016

It is not old and beautifull opera buildig as in Vienna, Odessa or Paris- but also nice. We saw ballet there and was vey happy that visited this place. Suggest to book tickets in advance online. Very close from U-metro station

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

The State Opera House or the Staatoper is a grand building built in the Classical style. It is one of the oldest buildings of Berlin as it was completed in 1743. It was designed lavishly by Knobelsdorf. It used to be the Court Opera House...More

Reviewed 7 August 2015

First of all, there was a guy selling a large variety of preztels (brezels) outside the opera house. I immediately bought a pepita covered one. Walking into the building the staff was lined up the center of the stairs with glasses of wine and water...More

1  Thank ExportLove
The centre of Berlin, Mitte is most famous for sights
like the Brandenburg Gate, Alexanderplatz, and Museum
Island. The central location makes this one of the
city's most expensive places to live. It is here the
oldest traces of the city can be found, and evidence
of some significant transformations, as well. The
gangsters that once ruled the impoverished streets
between Alexanderplatz and Hackescher Markt have given
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