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Closed for restoration but a visitors' centre open

UNESCO listed, that's why we visited even though it is closed. However there's a very nice and... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2017
Tina Q
Moscow, Russia
Beautiful exterior but closed for renovation until 2018

The tourist info office said the lobby was open, which it was, although from the exterior, it would... read more

Reviewed February 16, 2016
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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Opernstr. 14, 95444, Bayreuth, Bavaria, Germany
+49 921 7596922
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Reviewed 5 days ago

An interesting building with a beautiful interior but the entrance fee was far too expensive for the limited experience.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wnderful, tiny opera theatre - only sorry we couldn't see a performance, which must be quite an experience.

Thank buffytvs488
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a vcomplete and fully functional 18th century opera house, lavishly decorated and opulent. Tours are only in German, but you are seated during the tour. Well worth the visit even if, like us, you don’t speak German.

Thank rgl201
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After an extensive restoration this magnificent Opera house is a must see. Experienced a wonderfully entertaining tour.

Thank ewottermann
Reviewed June 11, 2018

Absolutely stunning. A bit pricey with € 8 ticket for the "multimedia show" which is a short trick film and an Opera sample. Try to go on weekdays, since the stage is closed on weekends and cannot be opened. open and fully restored to the...More

Thank Sailortom_D
Reviewed July 27, 2017

UNESCO listed, that's why we visited even though it is closed. However there's a very nice and informative visitors' centre that allows glimps of at least part of the opera house. A fun thing to do when you're in town. I really hope to see...More

Thank Tina Q
Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

This is a bit difficult to rate. The opera building, which is a UNESCO world heritage site can only be seen in glimpses. The exteriors are not affected. On the inside there is a nice but small visitors center with photos and prints, and good...More

Thank Lars Olav A
Reviewed March 11, 2016

Currently being renovated in the light of its UNESCO World Heritage Site listing, the Markgräfliches Opernhaus in Bayreuth is a jewel you cannot miss when it opens again in early 2018. Scenes from Farinelli were filmed here. The auditorium is breathtakingly beautiful, absolutely unmissable if...More

Thank MilesCF
Reviewed February 16, 2016

This is an exqusitely decorated theatre which captures a time in musical history now past. I went on a tour but did not get the priviledge to visit it for an actually performance. Cherubs; candles and angels a beautiful interior which belies the exterior. A...More

Thank Lucinda P
Reviewed February 16, 2016

The tourist info office said the lobby was open, which it was, although from the exterior, it would have been impossible to know which door was the entrance. It is to the right of the Opera cafe and to the left of the Sparkasse bank....More

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