Kroll Opera House

The Kroll Opera House (German: Krolloper, Kroll-Oper) in Berlin, Germany, was in the Tiergarten district on the western edge of the Königsplatz square (today Platz der Republik), facing the Reichstag building. It was built in 1844 as an entertainment venue for the restaurant owner Joseph Kroll, and redeveloped as an opera house in 1851. It also served as the assembly hall of the Reichstag from 1933 to 1942. Severely damaged by the bombing of Berlin in World War II and the Battle of Berlin, it was demolished in 1951.

Kroll Opera House
The Kroll Opera House, about 1850
General information
Town or cityBerlin
Construction startedApril 1843
Opened15 February 1844
Closed22 November 1943
Design and construction
Architect(s)Friedrich Ludwig Persius

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