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Semper Opera House (Semperoper)

Theaterplatz 2, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
+49 351 49110
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Restored to its former magnificence after its destruction in the 1945 bombing of Dresden, this elaborate, High Renaissance style opera house presents opera, ballet and jazz performances, and is worth a visit if only to marvel at its ornate interior.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Theaterplatz 2, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
Innere Altstadt
+49 351 49110
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

12.10.17 A good German friend took us on a tour today and what a magnificent building. Great place for any professional performer to appear and for people to attend. the Doctor Hit me with some LOVE ❤️💕 and a helpful VOTE!

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Attending two opera performances plus The Nutcracker ballet here was the highlight of my stay in Dresden. Was hoping to hear a German opera, but they were only performing two Italian ones (La Boheme and Lucia di Lammermoor) the week I was there. The opera...More

Thank Margaret C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful Opera House near Elbe river in the center of Dresden. It is also a concert hall of Dresden Orchestra.

Thank Jenry D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rigoletto @ its best! Elena Gorshunova was excellent! The opera is the place to visit again, wonderful acoustics!

Thank TomasBG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Its amazing experience to be there, to see real professionals to do real art. I love this house! I can recommend especially La Boheme, Salome and Freischütz.

Thank Petra H
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Beautiful opera house which in the past hosted many many legendary German Composers including Wagner and Weber. It is history is also interesting to listen to. Some of the arhitectural ornaments are just for acustic purposes ! Amazing.! If you can catch a performance too,...More

Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

I have visited many opera houses around the world and decided that when in Dresden, I had to visit the Semperoper. Months before my trip, I contacted them to arrange a tour in English. I arrived today to find that I was the only person...More

Thank Zoyenka
Reviewed 25 October 2017

I saw Carmen here thanks to a last minute ticket. Utterly enchanting building. The staff are extremely helpful and made sure I made it to my seat on time for the performance.

Thank CharlesPW
Reviewed 16 October 2017

I forgot my jacket at home. I wore a vest and clean slacks. Although there were many people in formal wear (but no tux) no one made me feel uncomfortable. The building was beautiful and we sat close to the stage. However, Opera is Opera....More

Thank JoePitz
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We did the English tour,at least that is what it was called. I am glad we saw inside the building but our "English" guide was terrible. I think she memorized the words of the English tour and just regurgitated them to her flock. As for...More

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Response from Doris_Isabel | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it has! Cosi fan tutte was spoken in Italien, the subtitles where in English and German :-)