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Zürich Opera House - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Sechseläutenpl. 1, 8008 Zürich, Switzerland

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About Zürich Opera House

The Zurich Opera House is the smallest of the world's large opera houses with approximately 1,100 seats. There were around 250 performances take place every year featuring international stars.


Attractions Near Zürich Opera House

Bürkliplatz
Bürkliplatz0.47km from Zürich Opera House

Bürkliplatz is a town square in Zürich, Switzerland. It is named after Arnold Bürkli and is one of the nodal points of the road and public transportation, and of the lakeshore promenades that were built between 1881 and 1887. The tree-shaded square between Bahnhofstrasse and Fraumünsterstrasse is called Stadthausanlage.

Kunsthaus Zürich
Kunsthaus Zürich0.6km from Zürich Opera House

This art museum houses one of the most important art collections in Switzerland, assembled over the years by the local art association called Zürcher Kunstgesellschaft. The collection spans from the Middle Ages to contemporary art, with an emphasis on Swiss art.

Grossmünster
Grossmünster0.61km from Zürich Opera House

This church is a landmark of Zurich. Legend has it that the church was built on the graves of the city’s patron saints, Felix and Regula. the Grossmünster church was the starting point of the Swiss-German Reformation led by Huldrych Zwingli and Heinrich Bullinger. The theological college then annexed to the monastery spawned what is now the University of Zürich.

Wasserkirche
Wasserkirche0.61km from Zürich Opera House

Wasserkirche is a church built on a small island in the Limmat, situated between the two main churches of medieval Zürich, the Grossmünster and the Fraumünster, at the Limmatquai and the Münsterbrücke. The Helmhaus is an extension of the church to the north, first mentioned in 1253 as a court of criminal justice, at which time it was a simple wooden structure covering the eastern end of the bridge. It was one of the main tourist attractions in this area.

Fraumünster Church
Fraumünster Church0.68km from Zürich Opera House

A church in Zürich that was built on the remains of a former abbey for aristocratic women which was founded in 853 by Louis the German for his daughter Hildegard.

Limmatquai
Limmatquai0.8km from Zürich Opera House

Limmatquai is a street in the Swiss city of Zürich. It is named after the Limmat, and it follows the right-hand bank of that river for about 1 kilometre through the Altstadt, or historical core, of the city. The street was once important for both road and public transportation, but today sections of it form a pedestrian zone shared with Zürich's trams, effectively forming a northern extension of the Seeuferanlage promenades that ring the shores of Lake Zürich.

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Most populated area of Switzerland. Zurich is among the world's largest financial centers despite having a relatively small population. Zurich city is home to many financial institutions and banking companies.

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