Old Opera House
After the Hauptwache, we then turn left into Bibergasse and Große Bockenheimer Straße (Freßgass’), on which we arrive straightaway at the Old Opera House (Alte Oper). Just go in and let the ‘Old Foyer’ impress you with its splendour with which Richard Lucae once tried to surpass even the opera houses in Paris and Dresden.
The building, constructed between 1873 and 1880 was – after it had been destroyed by bombs in the Second World War – reconstructed/restored between 1976 and 1981. A café inside the Old Opera House invites visitors to drink their coffee in style.
U 6-7 Alte Oper