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Address: Michaelerplatz 1 | Hofburg, Vienna 1010, Austria
Phone Number: 43 1 222 533 9031
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Description: The performances of the horses trained by this famous equestrian school...
The performances of the horses trained by this famous equestrian school have amazed audiences for over 400 years.
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We arrived at 10.30 is and got in without any difficulty. The first gallery was full but we got seats in the upper gallery and moved down when seats became available. I am not... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

I recently had a few days in Vienna for a business trip and had planned this visit in advance as i'd heard it was well worth it. So true! I was in the front row in the Royal Box and had a once -in- a- lifetime experience. I was so close I could smell the horses and see the mastery... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We arrived at 10.30 is and got in without any difficulty. The first gallery was full but we got seats in the upper gallery and moved down when seats became available. I am not into horses but I found this an interesting experience with various aspects of training to observe. The auditorium is wonderful and historic. It is certainly worth... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

So after 5 mins watching the horses being exercised you have basically seen everything. Every 30 mins a new set of horses is trained, but this involves gently cantering up and down. If you are horse-mad then I guess this will not matter to you! I'd love to see a special show - but they don't happen that often.

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Riga, Latvia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Great experience comparable to Bolshoi Theater. Horse performance with the eternal music of Schubert was simply amazing. The tickets are expensive but it's definitely worth it. The building itself is a piece of art.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

.... you probably want to visit. Or if you like military precision, pomp and circumstance, or tradition. I didn't get to see the horses, but this room is something I've always wanted to see. Such tradition!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We were lucky enough to see a performance and get a barn tour. We had great seats. Row 1 seats 80 and 81. We were on the short side just right where the horses enter the arena. We never missed a thing. There were no columns blocking our view. The only bad part was that we were close to a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We went to a performance in the morning and took a guided tour in the afternoon. I am a horse person, but my fiancé does not know much about horses and he enjoyed both the show and the tour. I would recommend going to the show first, especially if you are not familiar with the dressage terms because at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We didn't go to a proper performance but went to the Morning Exercise with music. It was easy to get a good seat as people were coming and going the whole time ( you don't have to stay for the whole two hours). We stayed about an hour which was enough to see the horses going through their paces. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Well worth taking a break from the galleries and the walks to spend an hour on a guided tour of the legendary school. Very witty and informative English language guide, 'It was often said the Lippizaners resembled the Hapsburgs facially, the Roman nose and the flapping lips, so it was nice for the humans to wake up and stare into... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

The Vienna Spanish ridding school has been in existence for over 400 years, which is impressive endurance. If you are thinking about going to see a performance and you do not know about what it is you are going to see, absolutely take a moment and do an internet search on Dressage horse ridding and training. If you do not... More 

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