Your visit

Willkommen, bienvenue, welcome!

COVID-19: Protection and hygiene

Because we care about your health and the health of our employees*, we would like to draw your attention to our special hygiene and protective measures. We follow the current recommendations of the Berlin Senate and want to make our contribution to the containment of the corona virus. We do our best to react flexibly to the circumstances. For this reason, we ask you to visit our website immediately before your visit to the opera to inform yourself about possible changes at short notice.

Getting there

By train or bus, by helicopter, bike or plane, running, walking, driving, flying - there are many ways to get to the Komische Oper Berlin. Located in the heart of Berlin, between Branderburg Gate, Museum Island and Checkpoint Charlie. Unter den Linden und Friedrichstraße are just around the corner ...

Coat Check

We won't leave you hanging ... Please leave your jackets, coats and bags (larger than A4) at the checkroom for security reasons - free of charge!

Gastronomy

In the Komische Oper Berlin, konzeptbar Gastronomie GmbH ensures that your visit to the opera is rounded off with culinary excellence. The gastronomic services in the foyer are available an hour before each curtain-up and provide you with refreshments and light snacks upon entry and during intervals. Please request a quote for special occasions.

Introductions to the Performances

Introductions to the performances; The introductions to the pieces are free of charge - 30 minutes before the beginning in the foyer, for symphony concerts 45 minutes before the beginning. (No introductions before premieres, children's operas, concert performances, New Year's Eve and special events, and performances by the Staatsballett Berlin)

Delayed?

If you are late, the evening staff will try to guide you quietly to your seats if possible. Please understand that this is not always immediately possible, and unfortunately for some performances it is not possible at all.

Translation system

Virtually every seat in the Komische Oper Berlin is equipped with an individual display on which the text of the performance can be optionally read – and in several languages too (excluding concerts, concert-based performances and children's operas).

Program Booklets

Program booklets can be purchased from the evening staff, via telephone service or at the opera box office. They are only available in German, but contain the opera's plot in English, French and Turkish. Furthermore, there are free information flyers in English, French and Turkish. Please ask our evening staff for more information.

Dresscode

There is no dress code - feel free to dress up or down.

Accessibility

Barrier-free access to the opera! In addition to the general information about your visit, we have summarized all further information about the journey, available wheelchair space, the accompaniment of guide dogs for the blind, barrier-free access, toilets and more.

Photo, Video, or Sound recordings

Please respect the art and the artists*. For copyright reasons, image, video or sound recordings are not permitted during the performances. However, you are welcome to take pictures before and after the performance and during the breaks in the theater and foyer. On our website and in the program booklets you will find photos of the individual productions.

Berlin, Berlin ...

Are you from Berlin? Are you new in town, or maybe just visiting? The Komische Oper Berlin is as diverse and unique as the metropolis around it. The possibilities for your stay before and after your visit to the Komische Oper Berlin are endless. Since the Komische Oper is ideally connected to public transport, even distances do not pose a problem. To make your evening as pleasant as possible, we have put together a few recommendations for you ... Enjoy Berlin - with all the senses!

More Culture...

The Prussian palaces and gardens
The Prussian Palaces and Gardens Foundation Berlin-Brandenburg maintains the most beautiful testimonies to the history of art, culture and architecture in Brandenburg-Prussia.
Visitor information: T +49 (0)331 96 94 200, E info@spsg.de

Museum Portal Berlin
The Museum Portal Berlin is the joint website of the museums, exhibition houses, memorials and palaces in the capital region. It offers an overview of Berlin's diverse museum landscape, helps to plan a visit to the museum and encourages discovery.

Yorck cinema group
Berlin's cinema landscape is incomparably diverse. The Yorck Kinogruppe sees itself as a cultural mediator and for this reason selects with passion and care the most interesting, moving, entertaining, stimulating, and all in all best films from the large number of arthouse films coming out every year. And these films need a suitable framework! With twelve movie theaters united under the roof of the Kinogruppe, the Yorck Kinogruppe offers a cross-section of cinema architecture. From large premiere palaces to traditional movie theaters and charming neighborhood cinemas - here, cinema becomes an experience. The best films in Berlin's most beautiful movie theaters.

Berlin stages
76 municipal theaters, opera and concert halls, cabaret and comedy stages, cabaret stages, show and musical palaces, children's and youth theaters all present their programs together in an elegant collection!

Stay Overnight

The Westin Grand *****
Friedrichstrasse 158-164, 10117 Berlin, T +49 (0)30 202 70
The Westin GrandHotel is a 5-star hotel, right next to the Komische Oper Berlin. The in-house restaurant serves classic, exquisite cuisine in a glamorous ambience.

Sofitel Berlin Gendarmenmarkt
Charlottenstrasse 50-52, 10117 BERLIN, T +49 (0)30 203 750
Not far from the Reichstag and Brandenburg Gate.
One of the most elegant addresses for visits to Berlin.

Miniloft
Hessische Straße 5, 10115 Berlin, T +49 (0)30 847 109 0
The unique apartment hotel in Berlin-Mitte! Enjoy the pure luxury of space and independence!

The Circus Hotel, Hostel and Apartements
Rosenthaler Straße 1, 10119 Berlin, T +49 (0)30 2000 3939
Located in the centre of Berlin, the Circus Hotel reflects ourcontinuing commitment to hospitality and sustainability in Tourism. A peaceful courtyard offers escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, whilst our restaurant Fabisch gives you the best in modern German cuisine, cocktails to make Sally Bowles happy, and a range of cultural events.

Hotel AMANO
Auguststraße 43, 10119 Berlin, T +49 (0)30 809 41 50
The special thing about "Hotel Amano" is that it is so normal. Roof terrace with view over Berlin-Mitte and currently the hippest hotel bar in Berlin.

THE MANDALA SUITES
Kontorhaus Mitte, Friedrichstraße 185 - 190, 10117 Berlin, T +49 (0)30 590 050 000
Hotel in the Friedrichstraße, in the middle of the historical center of Berlin.

Apartments am Brandenburger Tor
Informationsbüro, Behrenstr. 1C, 10117 Berlin, T +49 (0)30 200 757 0
E-Mail: info@apartments-mitte.de
apartments at the Brandenburg Gate In the heart of the metropolis of Berlin, between the Brandenburg Gate and Potsdamer Platz, you can find our lovingly furnished apartments.

Restaurants, bars and pubs

Einstein Unter den Linden
Unter den Linden 42, 10117 Berlin,T +49 (0)30 2043 632 oder office@einstein-udl.com
Stylish coffee house and restaurant with a view of the magnificent boulevard and the Komische Oper Berlin. Regularly offer specials like a musical 3-course menu.

Cookies Cream
Behrenstraße 55, 10117 Berlin, T +49 (0)30 2749 2940 oder cream@cookies.ch
Hip vegetarian restaurant, inspired by seasonal and regional products. Reachable via an unimposing backyard ... 3- and 4-course menus between 39 € and 49 €

Crackers
Friedrichstraße 158 / Unter den Linden, 10117 Berlin, T +49 30 680 730 488 oder crackers@crackersberlin.com
In the restaurant with stylish bar flair, subdued lighting and dishes from all over the world DJs play on the weekend. Main courses between 18 and 35 €.

borchardt
Restaurant am Gendarmenmarkt
Französische Str. 47, 10117 Berlin, T +49 30 81 88 62 62 oder sekretariat@gastart.de
An authority on Berlin cuisine since 1895 - modern cooking meets traditional dishes à la Wiener Schnitzel.

Lutter & Wegner Restaurant
Charlottenstraße 56, 10117 Berlin, T +49 (0)30 202 95 40,
Known from the opera Les Contes d'Hoffmann ... home-style, regional cuisine with an Austrian accent, accompanied by a wide variety of wines.

The Westin Grand *****
Friedrichstrasse 158-164, 10117 Berlin, T +49 (0)30 202 70
Right next to the Komische Oper Berlin. In the in-house restaurants, classical, exquisite cuisine is served in a glamorous atmosphere.

Weinbar
Glinkastraße23, 10117 Berlin, T +49 (0)30 201 08 71
South German and Mediterranean cuisine with a great variety of wines.

Newton Bar
Charlottenstr. 56, 10117 Berlin, T +49 (0)30 202 954 21
Cocktail bar with cigar lounge, mysterious atmosphere and large windows overlooking the city.

Meisterschueler
Galerie und Bar, Friedrichstraße 105b, 10117 Berlin/Mitte, T +49 (0)30 220 022 88
Bar combined with an art gallery. Wonderful view of the Spree.

Bar 1000
Schiffbauerdamm 11, 10117 Berlin, T +49 (0)30 417 153 96
Tanzbar

Relish Restaurant & Bar
Friedrichstraße 158-164, 10117 Berlin, T +49 (0)30 202 731 77
Right next to the Komische Oper Berlin. Elegant wood and generous panorama windows to Friedrichstraße determine the ambience.

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