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Burgtheater

Universitaetsring 2, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 1 514444140
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Universitaetsring 2, Vienna 1010, Austria
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1 - 10 of 52 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited on Tuesday 10th October. We spotted this amazing building and had to stop and check it out. They certainly don't build them like that anymore.

1  Thank Michael-4551
Reviewed November 29, 2017

This is a nice building overlooking the Rathaus and close to my favorite coffee house in Vienna, the Landtmann. It is a distinctive theater in Vienna

Thank Milen D
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

Very important theatre, since it was dedicated to the royal family and court. Building is quite dominating, yet with lovely architecture, which is so typical for Vienna.

Thank Aleksandar S
Reviewed July 25, 2017

This beautiful building from the outside is the home of the Austrian National Theater. Established way back in 1888 at the Ringstrasse, this current Baroque Revival architectural style building was re-opened here, following the Second World War in 1955. It is deemed one of the...More

Thank SteveJacksonnufc
Reviewed June 30, 2017 via mobile

We visited this afternoon and we had an awesome tour guide who provided us with a great history of the place. Everything from the first performance of a Beethoven symphony to the saving of the Klimt Fresco's during WW II. The building is truly beautiful...More

1  Thank lrwmom
Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

The National theatre guided tour is the worst guided tour I have ever joined. The guide herself is not particularly good at English or presentation. She made us standing for about 15 to 20 min as soon as we entered the building listening to her...More

Thank anita n
Reviewed May 25, 2017 via mobile

The Burgtheater is the Austrian National Theatre, it's a beautiful building located beside "The Ringstraße" opposite "The Vienna 's City Hall" The Burgtheater was created in 1741. Today the classic Burgtheater style restored after bombing in the Second World War.

Thank NarisaB
Reviewed May 23, 2017

The building of the Burgtheater is magnificent. It is the Austrian National Theatre, whose roots can be traced to 1741 when it had the full support of the Empress Maria Theresia of the Habsburg Empire. It has a long and complex history which is well...More

Thank profjoypc
Reviewed May 17, 2017

The Burgtheatre is the Austrian National Theatre and a significant building in appearance and one of many along the Ringstrasse.

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed April 23, 2017

We vised here as it was on the map of attractions and it's a lovely building. The interesting thing about it is that Beethoven chose to stay in the apartment nearby. His stage is right here inside the Burgtheater, one of the oldest theatre in...More

Thank Clarissa M
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Inner City
In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards
Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks
such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera),
Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral)
and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’
former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as
Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse
and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the center. The
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