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Opera of Vienna Guided Tour

Opera, Vienna, Austria
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Perfect visit and timing

This Austrian institution is a must-see! The Opera House is full of History and the guides know... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Antoine D
Ile-de-France, France
via mobile
Very interesting tour "behind the scenes"

They have this tour in many different languages. There were about 20 people in our group. We got... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2017
Troy, Michigan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This Austrian institution is a must-see! The Opera House is full of History and the guides know how to relate it perfectly. The tour is available in many languages (guides master them perfectly!) and is very interesting. It is exhaustive but not too long, tours...More

Thank Antoine D
Reviewed 9 June 2017

They have this tour in many different languages. There were about 20 people in our group. We got to see several different areas and the guide was very informative. The Opera House is beautiful, of course, and it was interesting to see areas that you...More

Thank travelgal14497
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Well, this was built before the Budapest Opera House but it had to be rebuilt after the world war 2 and it reopened in 1955. They made it more modern so if you are interested in the 19th century interiors see the Budapest one. It...More

Thank Travel_away_10
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Tours were offered in English at 2 and 3pm the day we went. We bought tickets to the 2pm tour and the group was very, very large. The tour guide did as good a job as possible, but between the size of the group and...More

Thank rucuki
Reviewed 14 May 2017

This guided tour of the opera house was a great experience. The grand venue was a sight to behold. Our guide brought to life the history of this famous theater. The tours are in small groups and it is best to get to the ticket...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Vienna State Opera is one of the expected amazing places where everyone goes to see something incredible. What is not expected is the Super grande size of the Opera . The building itself is enormous and inside it feels even bigger . The Opera inside...More

Thank blajevaina
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Excellent tour taken by an English speaking guide. There were a number of tours occurring when we were there but it was well organised and didn't feel crowded. We found it quite exciting to be seated in the auditorium while the guide gave us lots...More

Thank irf20
Reviewed 24 April 2017

This opera house is just divine. So beautiful with amazing works of art. Our tour guide was lovely, making the tour interesting yet very interesting. It was wonderful to see backstage, priority box and many different parts of the building. There are also many different...More

Thank Madster13
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We were delighted to be able to get on to the English speaking tour (there was a German and also a Spanish speaking tour on at the same time). Our guide, a very elegant lady with dark hair and glasses and a red dress, was...More

Thank claireclaire1983
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We decided we had to do the guided tour of the opera house, as we both have a great interest in theatres. The English speaking guided tour was at 2pm, so we joined that. Our guide was excellent in explaining everything and could answer all...More

Thank Robert S
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 centre. The
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Response from Denise539 | Reviewed this property |
its really simple. Once you've run the gauntlet of sight seeing tour guides at the front of the Opera House, take the entrance on the left of the building (as you look at it). there is a board with times of tours. We... More
27 February 2015|
Response from chitownsam | Reviewed this property |
It's been a while since we were there (Sept). We didn't make a reservation. You just show up at the appointed time and they segregate people by language. I think the English tour was split in to 3 groups of 35-40 each... More