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State Opera House

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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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I Was her february 2014 to enjoy about "Manon Lescaut". The building is amazing inside and outside! Very very good Price. A monitor with different languages is available for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

I Was her february 2014 to enjoy about "Manon Lescaut". The building is amazing inside and outside! Very very good Price. A monitor with different languages is available for translation! Singers were perfect... I Just did not like the scenes... Suggested without any doubt!!!

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I bought stand tickets to watch two spectacles in the Opera. And much worth it! Recommend it to everyone. I watched a wonderful ballet on the first day. On the second day, I watched "Tristan and Isolde" opera of Wagner. The Stand tickets are cheap ( 3 or 4 euros). It is possible to see and hear very well these... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We took the tour of the opera house which was well organised despite the vast amount of people taking tours inmany different languages. on the tour we learnt that one could buy standing tickets for the opera that night one and half hours before the show for 3 and 4 euro. 9worth getting the 4 euro) By getting these tickets... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We were introduced to The Magic Flute at the Staatsoper in Vienna where we learned that you can attend these by buying standing room tickets for very little money (€3 to €4 each!) and can attend in the Parterre, Balcony or Gallery. The performance was wonderful and well worth queuing up for tickets at least an hour before the performance.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

As a group of 6 we wanted to try something different and we thought what else better than the Opera... something we would never dream of doing! It was off season so we got extremely cheap tickets. The venue is amazing and i would definitely recommend going ONLY if you are a fan of Opera. Otherwise you will do the... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We visited the Vienna State Opera House and found it a very attractive building. While we were there we learned that you could attend productions by buying standing room only tickets for 3-4E. We decided to try this and attended the Magic Flute. It was a good production and during the intermission we could go throughout the opera house where... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I really wanted to see the opera in Vienna but the prices were quite high and I didn't fancy a three hour Mozart musical so ended up buying tickets to see a ballet and classical music elsewhere. The state opera house allows you to purchase a ticket for under 8 euros to have a tour of the place with guides... More 

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Aboyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

This is one of the most famous shrines to classical music in THE city of classical music. The building is stunning, although the auditorium is feeling dated now......no Covent Garden make over here. This house has seen and heard the Giants of music over the years and it's worth the visit for the sense of history alone. Go to cafe... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Love opera but don't want to spend a fortune? Operas are live-streamed onto the patio in front of the building for free and are great fun (unless it's pouring rain). We got to see Faust (complete with real thunder!) and another opera starring Placido Domingo that way. If you want a real seat inside plan on bringing along dressy clothes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

The building is a magnificent example of 19th century imperial architecture. Getting tickets over Christmas New Year is dodgy because you have to be very careful of the scalpers. They are magnificent con artists. However, opera staff do come out and try to guide you right. They saved us.

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