Hannover Opera House (‘Staatsoper Hannover’) is an opera house in the city of Hannover, Germany. The opera house was built between the years of 1845 to 1852 to a classical style designed by Georg Ludwig. The building was heavily damaged during World War Two and was rebuilt in 1948 and has since been renovated and improved. The opera house formerly served as the Royal Theatre. It has two large wings and a balcony that includes statues of famous poets and composers. It hosts shows during the opera season, from September to June.
The opera house is situated in the centre of the city. If travelling by car, there are a number of city centre car parks available to park at. If using public transport, take any U-Bahn, S-Bahn or bus to Hannover ‘Central’ station which is a 2-minute walk away from the theatre.
Opening Times and Admission
The best way to visit the opera house theatre is by attending a show. The opera season runs from September to June and tickets for a show can be purchased online or at the ticket office. You can also tour the building on a guided tour which costs 8 euros per person.