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I saw The Magic Flute at the Volksoper two evenings ago and it was absolutely fantastic. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New York City, New York
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A nice place to attend an opera ballet or more ....

I attend Traviata Opera last June the place is well designed and accoustic excellent ,view on stage... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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The Volksoper Wien, located just ten minutes outside the city centre, stages operettas "Die Fledermaus - The Bat", "Merry Widow", etc.) as well as operas ("The Magic Flute", "La Traviata", etc.), classical musicals ("My Fair Lady", "The Whizard of...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Waehringer Strasse 78, Vienna 1090, Austria
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I saw The Magic Flute at the Volksoper two evenings ago and it was absolutely fantastic. The formality was slightly relaxed compared to past Opera house visits creating great atmosphere for anyone looking to take in the beautiful art without the pomp and circumstance. Also...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I attend Traviata Opera last June the place is well designed and accoustic excellent ,view on stage is perfect from every where . Translation of opera is done and clear but in German ,that was not a problem for me.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed August 12, 2019

Was lucky to attend "the sound of music" in May 2019, and it was an amazing performance, enjoyed it a lot.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed June 28, 2019

My mom and I attended a ballet performance here when we visited Vienna. It was a great performance and the venue was wonderful. The staff was helpful and I enjoyed the venue because of the diversity. There were people dressed elegantly, nice, and casual. It...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Kaymi F
Reviewed June 27, 2019 via mobile

I/we reserved premium ballet tickets way ahead of the ballet event with request for aisle seats, only to find us packed in center middle orchestra seats with exceedingly hot, stuffy, uncomfortable, & claustrophobic seating for us. Ushers exceedingly not helpful or kind when approached, stating...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 5, 2019 via mobile

Exellent performance of the sound of music. Absolutely loved it. Theatre is also very beautiful. Made our stay in Vienna even nicer.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed June 3, 2019 via mobile

You cannot visit Vienna and not visit one or the opera houses. Like all cities e.g. London & Vancouver, it is almost impossible and costly to get good tickets without being charged a small fortune. Luckily at the Vienna Volksoper it is easily accessible to...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 18, 2019

Before travelling to Vienna for a short holiday I researched concert halls and theatres online looking for a production to see during my stay. The premiere of the ballet Peter Pan was being performed at Volksoper on 11th May so I booked tickets for my...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank keithabrown
Reviewed April 27, 2019 via mobile

We went to the opening night of The Sound of Music on the 13th of April, 2019. Bought the tickets online, and on the ticket printout three address displayed turned out to be the box office address...it was on the 3rd floor of a clinic,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Uthradi
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Professional performance from that ballet company. Charming theatre. Helpful staff. Easy to get to by subway. Purchased ticket online, was safe and easy transaction. 21.00 euros. Galerie links, Reihe 5, Platz 8. Small fee for coat check.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Mario B
June 24, 2019|
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Response from MichelNB9 | Reviewed this property |
yes At the beginning, but the moment the show starts, the standing people move into the empty seats.
December 5, 2018|
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Response from JimnHilary | Reviewed this property |
Nothing formal. Some people go dressed up, some vary casual. I think smart casual is the most appropriate.
Millie B P
September 18, 2018|
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Response from Stancokl53 | Reviewed this property |
According to Google, 1.5km or a 19 minute walk.