The National Theater of Munich is one of the most popular opera houses in the country, and for good reason. It was opened in the early 19th century and saw the premieres of many highly significant German works such as Richard Wagner’s Tristan and Isolde, and the Der Ring des Nibelungen cycle.
Later on, Richard Strauss would embark upon his storied career by debuting in the National Theater with many of his most treasured works, such as Friedenstag and Capriccio. After facing a brief setback in the second World War, when much of the original theater was destroyed by fire, the National Theater was quickly rebuilt and continues to service Munich locals and travelers alike with a huge number of world premieres and favored classics.
Address: Max-Joseph-Platz 2, 80539 München, Germany
Phone: +49 89 218501
Architect: Gerhard Graubner