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State Opera House

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Address: Opernring 2, Vienna 1010, Austria
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43-1-514-44-2955
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Vienna's internationally renowned opera offers nearly 300 performances each...

Vienna's internationally renowned opera offers nearly 300 performances each year.

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Interesting tour

Enjoyed the tour to see the beautiful and historical opera house. Very interesting information. Wonderful to imagine all the talent gracing the stage. Personal opinion...interior... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Enjoyed the tour to see the beautiful and historical opera house. Very interesting information. Wonderful to imagine all the talent gracing the stage. Personal opinion...interior not as impressive as Palais Garnier Paris but has its own charm.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was a great place to visit in Vienna, incredibly beautiful, with multi-lingual guides who give a great introduction to this amazing edifice. We were taken all through the opera house, including on stage and to the various halls. The giant staircase is absolutely majestic.

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went to see a sub-par Opera (Peter Grimes) here and was satisfactorily impressed by the architecture and opulence of the opera house. Great photographic opportunities and an impressive theater. The bar and food leaves much to be desired, and the audience could be rude at times (Korean tourists talking throughout the opera, and a female Austrian senior citizen HITTING my... More 

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Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was lucky enough to search on the Opera House's website for tickets a few days before our visit to Vienna and actually found two, for the date I wanted, in the front of a box! We saw Falstaff, in all its glory. Wonderful sets, costumes and cast. We were in Box 3, so quite close to the stage, and... More 

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Port St. Lucie FL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The whole tour was great, the history, the stage area was the most interesting to me (300 stage hands) the whole look of the place is grand

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Thank StevePSL
Schwalbach, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

... things work behind the royal red curtains..!!?? Take the tour! Mind blowing!!! It is worth the money., also please plan to experience an Oper.. We missed it.. But I will go back!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Took a guided tour.. Royal Chandeliers.. Royal Interiors.. the back stage of Opera house.. Gotten to know how the whole process works.. How much effort goes in scheduling a concert..the history.. And the architecture....Great Experience..

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Johannesburg
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Walked past the opera house on New Year's Day. Bought very inflated , very expensive tickets outside at the guys walking around. Was just so happy to get tickets. Went that evening. Loved every minute. The seats weren't the best but an awesome experience!! A must do while in Vienna

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went to a Mozart concert here this summer, we dressed up and we sat in a box seat and we made memories to last a lifetime. If you are in Vienna you must do this. It was a most wonderful experience.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

To appreciate the building's architecture fully one must experience a performance. If the standard seats seem too expensive (started about 40EU in our case), consider the standing area tickets which cost just 3EU. The tip is to reach 2 hrs before the show (typically starts at 7pm, so reach by 5pm) and spot the entrance to the area on the... More 

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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 Imperial Apartments and the refreshingly demystifying Sissi Museum are must-dos at Hofburg. Spacious squares such as Am Hof and Freyung often host beautiful seasonal and antiques markets.
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