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Address: Neustiftgasse 1, Vienna, Austria
Phone Number: 524 7263
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Beautiful Building

The Volkstheater is near a stop on the metro. We used this building as a landmark reference point when exiting the metro.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 10, 2015
Chicago, Illinois

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

The Volkstheater is near a stop on the metro. We used this building as a landmark reference point when exiting the metro.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

We haven't visited any theatre, because we did not have time, so I'm just reviewing their look. Volkstheater was our point of reference and orientation, building which served as the starting point of everything, so it has a special meaning to me. :) Beautiful, like most of the buildings in the historical centre of Vienna.

Thank AleaUn
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Built in late 1880`s next to museum quartier-the new museum district of Vienna, it appeared as a popular counter weight to the more high brow rated classical performances.It has a beautiful building with the initial emphasis on Austrian artists but later branched of to other international artists also. It holds performances of concerts,musicals,comedies also cabarets,parties & discussions.As part of a... More 

Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This building stood out right in our face as we walked out of the metro station at the Volkstheater stop. The architecture is unique and very beautiful. Well worth a photo stop!

1 Thank Steve R
Palermo, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

A great theatre right in the centre of Vienna. Nice to see the outside, even from the distance above all at night. Amazing the inside. Definetely worth to see!

1 Thank Davide G
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

A little dusty, a little tired but oh so authentic. Very few tourists; Diners were practically all locals. The brunch was superb serving a variety of both hot & cold dishes, lovely desserts and coffee. The price? brunch with a complimentary glass of prosecco 25€pp I'd definately return

2 Thank brigitteMenton
Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Volkstheatre (People's Theatre) is another large and important theatre house in Vienna located in the cultural district, behind the National History museum. Designed by architects Ferdinand Fellner and Hermann Helmer in 1889, Volkstheatre was built for the people of Vienna, with the intention of providing counterweight to the grand Burgtheatre, making more accessible theatre for the people. Today, you can... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

This is just a lovely building. One of many. Other that being semi-attractive, we could not get inside for a tour, so the experience was somehow disappointing.

1 Thank TheShis
Malaga, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

The Volkstheater has beautiful architecture. It was finished in 1889 and the architects were F. Fellner and H. Helmer. The style of the building is Baroque.

Thank BennyMalaga
Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

This was a very elegant, old theatre. We saw a wonderful opera there. They have a variety of operas and other programs running constantly.

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Vienna’s art district, Neubau buzzes with galleries, arts and crafts, trendy restaurants, avant-garde shops, and cafés. Neubau’s Spittelberg quarter with cobblestoned Spittelberggasse and Gutenberggasse make for a perfect stroll alongside Biedermeier houses and art shops. Don’t miss the historic courtyard at Amerlinghaus with its typical Pawlatschen galleries, a perfect hangout on a warm summer evening. Museumsquartier is Neubau’s undisputed highlight: the former Imperial stables house various top museums of 19th to 21st century art. If you love interiors, head for the Imperial Furniture museum (Hofmobiliendepot), one of the world’s largest furniture collections. Find your favorites among a dazzling array of Baroque, Biedermeier, Art Nouveau and Modernist chairs, sofas, cupboards, coat hangers, foot stools and wash basins. No weekend visit would be complete without stopping by a local café on a weekend morning for brunch.