Bayerische Staatsoper

The Bavarian State Opera is one of the world’s five leading opera houses and can proudly claim a history of over 350 years.

Bayrische Staatsoper

With over 300 performances a year, and attracting a total of approximately 600,000 visitors, the Bavarian State Opera, significantly contributes to Munich’s reputation as one of the world’s top metropolises in terms of art and culture. The company stages over 30 different operas from 5 centuries as well as ballet productions, concert performances and “Liederabend” recitals during a season. The Bavarian State Opera features one of the most diverse and impressive programs in the world, highlighted each year by the Munich Opera Festival.

With an auditorium that holds 2,101 people, the Bavarian State Opera is Germany’s largest opera house, and also considered to be one of the most beautiful opera houses in Europe. Guided tours take place almost daily.

For more information on guided tours, please visit or call +49 (0) 89 2185 1025.

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