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Volkstheater

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

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!

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 10, 2014
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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!

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Palermo, Italy
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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!

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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

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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.

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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.

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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

Reasonably priced and whilst the standard of the performances varied, the overall concert was lovely. The orchestra was particularly good as was the male choir, the ballet and the children's choir. I thought some of the soloists' voices were unimpressive and were often not strong enough to compete with the orchestra. There is a very nice little bar which sells... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

I went with my daughter to see the Sound of Music..the production was in german with English subtitles but most of us are so familiar with the Sound of Music in the US..it didn't really matter...the show was really well done,beautiful voices...we really enjoyed it,and we had excellent seats for only 35.00 each...would have been 100.00 on Broadway..it was interesting... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2012

It was a great Opera house .Together with the friends we had chance to see "La Travviata" of Verdi .The show and the teather atmosphere was excellent. Not only State Opera House but The Voklsteather is also perfect for the operas you if have time at Vienna . Don't forget to get the tickets earlier then venue. :)

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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.