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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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Backstage Tour

We really enjoyed our backstage tour of the opera house. Tip: these tickets cannot be pre-booked, so we arrived early (around 30 mins before tour time) and were towards the front... read more

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed our backstage tour of the opera house. Tip: these tickets cannot be pre-booked, so we arrived early (around 30 mins before tour time) and were towards the front of the queue. There are different tours in different languages. The tour lasts for around 45 minutes, and the highlight was that we had the opportunity to sit in... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Vienna's opera is a must! Specially if you have the opportunity to attend a concert or better yet an opera.. Make sure you dress up for it, as most of the locals will do!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The really cheap tickets are for standing area. For sitting you have to pay from 40 to 300€. If you want to watch opera book in advance.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were told by the Tourist Office the time of the tour of the Opera house would be 1300 (which we wrote down) the next day arrive early if you want to get a ticket on an English speaking tour as it fills up. We duly planned our day and arrived at 1215 only to be informed the tour was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This building is beautiful during the day and at night time. There are many performances one can enjoy there but you can also take a tour of the building without attending any program.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We watched La Triviata opera in Opera House. The only Word was increadible. After show public meeting in halls was also wonderful. At least one show at night has to be watched.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great evening attending the opera but more for the experience of going. The particular opera itself that we saw wasn't amazing so I'd make sure something interesting is on prior to going. We booked in advance and spent about £70 each on tickets. Apparently you can queue on the day and get €4 standing tickets. I preferred... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This opera house is the best place which you want to show bale and opera together. Atmosphere also so good, you feel like in historical tale, you should come to opera house and just sit and watch, feel relax

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The opera could use some renovation. The restrooms looked like from 80ies. Chairs were very small and uncomfortable. Music was amazing, singers were wonderful!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hall inside was breath-taking. The guided tour was nice as we could see some places not open for the audiences for the shows in the evenings. The guides were very knowledgeable. Recommended for people interested in history.

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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 centre. 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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