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Address: Opernring 2, Vienna A-1010, Austria
Phone Number: 43-1-514-44-2955
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: Vienna's internationally renowned opera offers nearly 300 performances...
Vienna's internationally renowned opera offers nearly 300 performances each year.
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Beautiful opera house. Such a feeling of opulence. Well organised and a great night at the opera ! Quite expensive but worth it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Beautiful opera house. Such a feeling of opulence. Well organised and a great night at the opera ! Quite expensive but worth it.

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Although our seats weren’t exactly in the first lodge and we didn’t have the best viewing conditions, the audition was truly exceptional. If you don’t have plans for one evening, treat yourselves with a concert at the State Opera. To help promote culture and facilitate the publics access to erudite music, the Staatsoper has a last minute access program. A... More 

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Vaxjo, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This amazingly beautiful building contains even more amazing people working on stage. Saw La Traviata, and am totally sold. First time at the opera and happy about it. It also has some interesting history, besides the fact that you can get standing tickets for 3-4 EUR, so well worth visiting!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We didn't do a tour but we came to see The Magic Flute when staying between Christmas and New Year. Great experience, even for us as relative opera novices. The backs of the chairs in front of you have a tiny screen with subtitles though, so even if the opera is in a different language, you can follow what's happening.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Touts were trying to sell restricted view 6 euro tickets for 55 euros. Before buying check with the box office for returns the day before. We almost fell for the scam but at the last minute decided to check with the box office who had tickets available for the Magic Flute (matinee) the next day. Wonderful experience and even better... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

It just oozes out of the pores in Vienna you can feel it where ever you go. My friend really wanted to see the opera while we were in town and honestly I did too, I was just not excited about the choices that we had. She arrived and we walked to the opera house just to see if there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

This was truly a memorable experience. Show was grand and even though it was German, you could relate to the emotions of the artists. There is English translation on screen in front of you, so there's no problem in understanding the content.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This venue is quite startling in it's size. Numerous layers of balconies, beautiful to be in, The orchestra was amazing, gave the sense of being surrounded by the music. Touring the Opera House is another option, reviewed elsewhere and well worth it. A real treat, and a most memorable evening. Everyone is so courteous and well behaved. Don't forget you... More 

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Afula, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

If you like opera then, go for it. I had a wonderful time. I recommend Loge 2 in order to get a good view and best enjoy the acoustics. It's a box and well worth the price. But get the first row, otherwise, don't buy it. Standing room (which I don't mind in NY) looked a mess. The halls and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

A stunning building inside and out. The ceiling soars to a vast chandelier with balconies and boxes rising to meet it. We saw La Traviata with a great cast who brought the story to vibrant life. Tickets are sold out 4 to 5 months in advance so book early. Touts sell tickets outside, original price 13 euro tickets go for... More 

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