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Address: Augustusplatz 12, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
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+49 341 1261261

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Full of character

The architecture of the opera house is very beautiful, especially at night. When the lights are lit, the place is full of character. There is a fountain in front, together with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Phi S
Bangkok, Thailand
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Bangkok, Thailand
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882 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The architecture of the opera house is very beautiful, especially at night. When the lights are lit, the place is full of character. There is a fountain in front, together with the lighting gives the place a 'magical' feel.

Thank Phi S
The Netherlands
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36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

It had to pleasure to go Le Nozze de Figaro (Mozart) and I enjoyed every minute of it. Not only because of the excellent cast, but also because of the surprisingly well acoustics in this fine concert hall. The ticketing procedure at the website went very smoothly. Hope to be able to enjoy another opera in this opera house one... More 

Thank Wim K
Toronto, Canada
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58 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

While in Leipzig I had to go see a Wagner Opera, it's only fitting. The Opera Haus is beautiful and very well kept. It was a much smaller Opera house than most I have been to, but it was a pleasant surprise. The production was wonderful. I do wish there had been English surtitles, but it's the music that counts... More 

Thank barbabelle00
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26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016

I was fortunate enough to visit this opera house for a rare event Wagner's Ring sung on 4 consecutive evenings. The opera house website is very well laid out and ordering the tickets online was so easy and they arrived by post shortly after. The opera house is situated in a beautiful square with a lovely fountain. Inside the opera... More 

1 Thank Greatscot47
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

This building was erected by the communist government in the 1960s, and one has to say that they did an excellent job. From the outside it's about as inoffensive as a large '60s building can be, but you don't watch an opera from outside the building. Inside, it's simple, light, airy, and elegant. There is plenty of room to wander... More 

2 Thank Sensualist
London, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2016

Four nights in a row at this opera house allowed me to get a good impression. The staff were very friendly; seats were comfortable and it was well laid out for entry and exit - unlike other opera houses I have visited.

1 Thank SimonT262
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2,470 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 625 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2016

A while ago we had an opportunity to see a Rocky Horrow Show performed at Leipzig Opera House and have only the greatest things to say about the venue: ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC! The building itself is magnificent and grandeur - the staff is super friendly and very attentive. What a wonderful experience!

Thank KarolaRS
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20 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2016

We saw Wagner's Rheingold and the Walkuere recently. A mildly modernistic production, great singing, great playing by the Gewandhaus orchestra (which is both an opera and a symphonic orchestra). The building is 1950's East German modern but refurbished recently, the seats are very comfortable and there is a huge amount of leg space. I ordered tickets several months before from... More 

2 Thank martin_berlin
Auerbach, Germany
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93 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

wonderful Old Opera House in Downtown Leipzig. We were there for a great performance of Madam Butterfly. The stage center was on a 360 degree revolving section with numerous hydraulic lifts for certain sections. We ordered tickets on line and had no problem with the E ticket accepted without printing. Our ticket selection by Clasictic. were superb. Definitely will go... More 

Thank Vandelots
Higham Ferrers, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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Reviewed 4 June 2015

We saw " Tannhauser " at the Opera house, What a fantastic building, Even being in a wheelchair didn't take away the spendour and magnificance. the accoustics are literally out of this world, but more importantly, the staff, their attitude and attention for a disabled guest really is beyond reproach, from the steps to the lift, then the lounge, then... More 

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