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Musikvereinsplatz 1 | Bosendorferstrasse 12, Vienna 1010, Austria
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My Wife and I attended a concert here in Apr 19 and although the performance was excellent, the building was unbearably hot and stuffy, to the point were someone feinted and we, along many other, had to leave early. I appreciate that this is a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Nicholas M
Reviewed 4 days ago

I paid around 9 Euro for the guided tour. But we could only visit 2 places and listen the guide's explanation. No photo taking is allowed. The trip take only around half hr. You will be very disappointed if you expect much. Not suggest to...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank hswjohn
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is very nice, you could really feel like a 19th century patron. Be aware though that concerts organized for tourists can be a little frustrating, due to the less than appropriate behaviour some have while assisting. In our case, people were talking, shooting...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank marco111111
Reviewed 1 week ago

To finally be in such an historic institution after watching it on TV every New Years Day for years was almost overpowering.It is even more beautiful than I had imagined and the wonderful musical and song was heart moving.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Kurt S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I attended the fantastic "Easter Concert" in the Golden Hall of the Musikverein. Bruno Walter Symphony Orchestra was playing Brahms and Beethoven. Conducting Jack Martin Händler and violin solo playing Jan Mracek (for the Brahms). I had booked a very good seat in the Parterreloge...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Ariel-Scarlett
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a beautiful Venue and we saw two different performances here. The first one we saw was the mozart concert friday night and it was a fun event targeted toward tourists I liked it because of what it was, a fun introductory classical concert for...More

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

A beautiful building and a glourious musical experience. We opted for the standing option and this was a bargain, 7€. My top tip, get there early so you can get to the front to lean on the crush rail. Standing for that length of time...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank AllanK1956
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located near the Karlsplatz, the beautiful nineteenth century building has six halls with the biggest able to hold over two thousand people. Needless to say the accoustics are excellent. The performers wear period costumes and the performance involves audience participation. Following the conductor's unpredictable moves...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank TAIN2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Attended a performance of Mendolssohn's Elijah at the Musikverien. It was incredible. The acoustics are amazing, and both the orchestra and chorus were superb. The building itself is beautiful as well. We thoroughly enjoyed our evening. It was a real highlight of our trip to...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We attended the Danish Chamber Orchestra concert and listened to Mozart and Beethoven selections.....what a treat .....the great golden hall was packed by many attentive Viennese.......the place is very warm and they charge to park your coats and umbrellas....but overall a great experience. By the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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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
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Simon H
We are thinking about booking the Wiener Mozart Orchester concert here, either directly with the venue or through an agency such a Viator. The main difference appears to be that booking directly you can choose your actual seat, via an agency only by category (although I have read about people getting better seats than category booked?) Also, Viator includes a free CD, no great shakes, but booking direct doesn’t appear to - is that correct? When booking through Viator is the voucher your actual ‘print at home’ ticket or does it have to be exchanged for physical tickets at the box office (I have read that there can be long queues before the concert starts?) booking direct I believe tickets have to be collected anyway. Finally, I have read conflicting advice about dress code, with some saying smart casual, for men; shoes, trousers and collared shirt (no sneakers, jeans etc.) whilst other saying this is largely ignored - which is correct? Thanks in anticipation, Simon H.
May 1, 2018|
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Response from MerleneLN | Reviewed this property |
Simon Our seats were booked directly with the venue with centre seats in the balcony with great views. The dress code was formal and l didn't notice casual wear with sneakers and jeans. Ladies certainly were elegant and... More
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Response from 11KarenS | Reviewed this property |
No dress code. It’s a museum. Dress in clean clothes. That’s all
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June 12, 2017|
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Response from CalBristol | Reviewed this property |
I would not have thought that the Viennese would like this at all! But check with the hall management - you never know!
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