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Alte Oper

Opernplatz 1, 60313 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

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About Alte Oper

Frankfurt's original opera house. It is now known as the Alte Oper (Old Opera). Alte Oper is a concert hall and former opera house in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. It was inaugurated in 1880 and destroyed by bombs in 1944. It was rebuilt in the 1970s and opened again in 1981.


Attractions near Alte Oper

Main Tower0.39km from Alte Oper

This 240 meters skyscraper in Frankfurt is named after the nearby Main river. The tower has five underground stories and two public observing points. It is the only skyscraper in Frankfurt with a public viewing observatory. The tower's design features what appears to be two connected towers. The smaller of the two is of a cuboid shape, a design common to 1970s architecture. The second and taller is a circular tower with an entire blue glass exterior which features the transmission tower on top.

Römer0.97km from Alte Oper

This medieval building is located in Altstadt district in Frankfurt, Germany. It is one of the most important landmarks in the city. The Römer has been Frankfurt's city hall for over 600 years.

Frankfurt Cathedral1.13km from Alte Oper

This Roman Catholic Gothic church is placed in the center of Frankfurt. It is the largest religious building in the city and was a former collegiate church. Despite its common English name, it has never been a true cathedral, but is called the Kaiserdom (an "imperial great church" or imperial cathedral) due to its importance as former election and coronation church of the Holy Roman Empire.

Palmengarten1.25km from Alte Oper

It is one of the three botanical gardens in Frankfurt, Germany, located in the Westend-Süd district with 22 hectares. The botanical exhibits are organized according to their origin in free-air or climatized greenhouses, which also contain numerous tropical and subtropical plants.

Städel Museum1.45km from Alte Oper

The Städel Museum in Frankfurt is an art museum with one of the most valuable collections in the country. It owns over 4,600 photographs, 100,000 drawings, 3000 paintings and 600 sculptures. In addition to a library of 115,000 books.

Naturmuseum Senckenberg1.45km from Alte Oper

Natural history museum, located in Frankfurt. It is the second-biggest of its kind in Germany and particularly popular among children, who love the vast collection of dinosaur fossils. Senckenberg boasts the largest exhibition of enormous dinosaur fossils in Europe.

Where is Alte Oper

Discover more attractions in Hessen, where Alte Oper is located

Hessen20 attractions

Situated in west-central Germany, The state of Hesse is bordered by six German states. Most of the population of Hesse lives in the southern part, in the Rhine-Main Area. The countryside is hilly and has numerous mountain ranges. Hesse is the greenest state in Germany, as forest covers 42% of the state.