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Vienna's internationally renowned opera offers nearly 300 performances each year.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
As featured in 2 Days in Vienna
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Opernring 2, Vienna 1010, Austria
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Reserved tickets 3 month in advence to enjoy the famous opera house and performance. The opera was great (Rigoletto ) We have found the set decoration to be not well fitting to the Italian opera. We had great location for viewing but not comfortable seats....More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Mrbigsnuff
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is simply breathtaking!!! glories and majestic, very classy atmosphere. we pre-ordered online tickets for a concert, the site is English friendly and had our tickets mail to us in no time. really enjoyed the concert and the whole experience - highly recommended even...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank harpazhadar
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Were lucky enough to get tickets to the opera. We felt like royalty in such a gorgeous place. Gojng to the opera there is really a special experience. The quality of the performance is top class.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is one of the world's greatest opera houses. We were able to purchase standing-room only tickets to the evening's performance for only 2 Euros each. Unbelievable!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank HalfWeekTripper
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautifull from outside, beautiful inside. We've been watching Rigoletto with Maltman, Calleja, Nadia Krasteva. Andrea Carroll was fantastic. It is smaller then la Scala but it has the same level of perfection. It is cheaper too. 😁

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank FlySly
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We saw Verdi’s Macbeth. Wow. The orchestra is the finest anywhere. Stunning. Everything about the House and the performance underscores that this is the throne room of opera.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Odusseus1000
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful building, we attended the ballet which was modern ballet and not to our taste. The older man selling tickets was the most miserable person we came across in Vienna, on the night of the performance as said previously most staff were...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Jet2ers
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did three things: 1. Saw the building from outside, at day time and night. Beautiful building. Train station is right next to it 2. Saw an Opera. A great feeling.The seat is small and not very comfortable. Great experience 3. Guided tour: This is...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank JayN172
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When passing the Opera, I found out that they were providing free public viewing of its ballet program. By the side of the building, there was a huge screen and seats set up directly facing the screen. The quality of visions and sound were great...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank NYLON_nomad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This world famous building is a landmark in central Vienna and cannot be missed. We didn't get to do the guided tour but took lots of photos of this impressive architecture nevertheless. Very busy area with traffic and pedestrians and tourists. Beware of dodgy salespersons...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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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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Bernice G
March 4, 2019|
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Response from Hofinger | Reviewed this property |
see yourself at wiener-Staatsoper"dot"at, phone: +43-1- 51444-2606, Adults € 9,00; 65 and older € 7,00; Kids € 4,00 sorry to post the whole link is not permitted
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ganteney
February 25, 2019|
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Response from thelangtoon | Reviewed this property |
Get in line for the box office at the Opera House to avoid disappointment. We arrived an hour before it opened as there were hundreds of people for the various language tours. Tour was quite short but well worth it.
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Dredge29
January 29, 2019|
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Response from AnnaCPass | Reviewed this property |
I would not trust any website that doesn't allow you to pick your seats! Use the Opera house's direct website. Also be VERY careful when purchasing box seats, they say something like "obstructed view" or "partially... More
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