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Theater Aachen

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The architecture caught our attention

Aachen has varied architecture style. The theatre was on our way from the train station to the... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
via mobile
A lovely small theatre

We attended a performance of Tannhäuser at this theatre and really enjoyed it. The building looks... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2016
Alastair N
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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30 Apr 2018
“The architecture caught our attention”
16 Dec 2017
“Great Theatre”
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Stadttheater und Musikdirektion Aachen | Theaterplatz, 52064 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 241 47841
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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Aachen has varied architecture style. The theatre was on our way from the train station to the ancient city centre. The Roman columns and facade caught our attention. What a pity it was a Sunday and it was closed as was almost the whole of...More

Thank AFAK25
Reviewed 16 December 2017

We visited Aachen for the opening of Verdi's La Traviata. The building is Majestic from the outside, functional and minimalistic inside. The main Theatre is well built. Great acoustic and view at the stage. At the second stage balcony it was quite hot; just enough...More

Thank ChristianH7
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Always have time pressure to arrange and attend a show there. Placed in the "to do list of Aachen". Enjoyed a lot the building from outside, columns of the façade is so beautiful. Wish to attend a performance and review about inside😊

Thank mersenm
Reviewed 29 April 2017

The theater in Aachen, neo classic-style, is beautiful for viewing. Both from the outside and inside. Especially the ‘spiegelfoyer’(mirrorroom) is a nice place to be. One can drink something and enjoy small dishes. The staff is very friendly. For an evening out, by attending an...More

Thank A-flying-Dutchman
Reviewed 29 October 2016

In center of Aachen you see the very nice white columns of the Theater of Aachen; and offers every thing, classical plays, opera and ballet up to contemporary theater with many diversified program; well renowned artists perform in Aachen regulary; Aachen is also the city...More

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 8 April 2016

We attended a performance of Tannhäuser at this theatre and really enjoyed it. The building looks big from the outside but smaller inside. We sat in the Parkett and the view wasn't perfect with big heads in front of us, but the production was clever...More

Thank Alastair N
Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

Traditional opera theater as all. Wonderful building. I have enjoyed my visit. And I would give advance to visit this site. And hope you enjoy your time

Thank Chahd O
Reviewed 12 May 2015

Unfortunately, lack of time prevented us from attending any performances at this theatre. However, just admiring the building from outside gave us a lot of pleasure. The classical columns of the façade and the superb figures in the tympanum are absolutely beautiful and it is...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 5 September 2014

Nice oposant building ! Being there for 1 day and I was amazed about this building !Pitty I didnt have the posibility to check the indside as well !

Thank Mario A
Reviewed 20 March 2014

THe theatre is one of the earliest examples of a city funded theatre. Opera, plays and concerts are given here. It is a restored building but quite magnificent

Thank Turkoman
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Zahraa Riyadh A
8 June 2017|
Response from A-flying-Dutchman | Reviewed this property |
Dear, I visit theatre and opera in Aachen for about seven years now. The shows are mostly in German. If it is in another language, for example Italian (Opera), it will only be subtitled in German. If you know only basic... More