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State Opera House

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Address: Opernring 2, Vienna 1010, Austria
Phone Number: 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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I tell you what is a secret of this fabulous symbol of Vienna! Yes, sure, you've heard a lot about godlike music! That's totally true! But not only!! Do you know about magic... read more

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Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg City, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I tell you what is a secret of this fabulous symbol of Vienna! Yes, sure, you've heard a lot about godlike music! That's totally true! But not only!! Do you know about magic places which as a magnet call and attract you wherever you are?! Are you walking from royal Hofburg palace to Albertina gallery?.. Be ready to see Opera... More 

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McLean, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We toured the Opera House and it was pretty much magnificent as we expected. We are not fans of ballet or opera but the theater itself is spectacular and the Opera House has a translator screen to the language of your choice at each seat. Now you don't have to be confused or wondering what's being said or sung. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Even if you don't see a performance you should at least visit the interior. Very impressive and one of the most beautiful opera houses in the world!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went to see Lohengrin .We had booked tickets in advance. What a magical experience. The theater itself is stunning,amazing architecture, elegant staircases, classic crystal chandeliers I really enjoyed it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Saw a ballet there from the cheap (3-4 euro) standing seats to the sold out ballet last night and was a great experience- able to get tix same day and was not disappointed; great building and helpful staff.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I have attended the ballet /opera here a couple of times and the setting and building are magical. However , the staff never cease to amaze me with their officiousness and lack of grace. For most people who enjoy these cultural pursuits, a visit here is probably the culmination of a lifelong dream. Each time , after the performance we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Only viewed the Opera house from outside but it's impressive. There is a number of people selling tickets for the opera but you can also watch it live on a big screen at ghd side of the building

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We decided to follow advice received on trip advisor and get standing room tickets instead of a tour. The following steps may be of assistance to those of similar mind. The standing room procedure is smooth and very well organized . There is a door on the side of the theatre marked standing room. Do not be fooled by lack... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

You can't go to to Vienna without paying the opera house a visit. Absolutely loved it and a must see. Grand building with fascinating history.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A beautiful building from the inside or out and particularly appealing of am evening. Yet another building that isn't spoiled by being too cramped - a la London. Demonstrates all the elegance and character of it's day and it can't fail to impress. Take time to have a gentle wander around it (outside) during the day - then again 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.