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Volkstheater

Neustiftgasse 1, Vienna, Austria (Neubau)
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Ranked #101 of 408 Attractions in Vienna
Type: Theaters
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Palermo, Italy
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291 reviews 291 reviews
251 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 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!

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menton
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102 reviews 102 reviews
14 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 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

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Hong Kong, China
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2,935 reviews 2,935 reviews
1,794 attraction reviews
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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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1,007 attraction reviews
581 helpful votes 581 helpful votes
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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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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Adelaide, Australia
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44 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
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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Aptos, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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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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Istanbul, Turkey
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10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
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, Austria
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75 reviews 75 reviews
59 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2011

The Volkstheater isn't as impressive as the Staatsoper, but it's still worth a look - one of the prettiest buildings in Vienna!

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