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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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Vienna State Opera House Mozart Concert in Historical Costumes
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Takes your breath away!

If you can book for a concert then do it! Life is too short. We have tried to book for the New Years Concert but tickets are hard to obtain.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you can book for a concert then do it! Life is too short. We have tried to book for the New Years Concert but tickets are hard to obtain.

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Picton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a wonderful building with an elegant entrance hall, stairway and hall. We had front row seats in one of the boxes. Patrons in the second row have taller seats, but a restricted view of the stage. The orchestra performed the usual pieces associated with the Blue Danube but managed to do so in a fresh and masterful manner.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the second production we have seen at the Opera House. As good as last timr. Otello was performed with passion by the cast. Totally mesmerised throughout. Such a lovely building too. A definite visit for anyone going to Vienna.

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I took the tour around this glorious building. Incredible to think that the majority of it was destroyed in WW2, only the facade and part of the entrance hall are original, the rest being lovingly and painstakingly restored to its former glory. There were guides to each group according to nationalities, and we were taken to the... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved the feel of this theater. There are greeters in the front dressed up like in the Shakespeare era selling tickets. The architecture of the Opera House is breathtaking.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My partner and I took the tour of the opera which was around €7.50 each and lasted around 40 minutes. The tour guide was brilliant and spoke perfect English and had great enthusiasm and knowledge. I would recommend a visit to this great place filled with history.

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Great Missenden, United Kingdom
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Lovely venue. Centre seating is best, very limited viewing from tiered boxes not reflected in ticket prices. Othello not the most uplifting opera and certainly no staging to create atmosphere, however, orchestra and voices were amazing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

While in Vienna, hubby and I booked tickets to see Madama Butterfly. What a marvelous production it was! The costumes, sets, lighting, music and acting were all first rate. The Opera House is beautiful! If you are an opera lover, as I am, this is a must do in Vienna! The tickets were expensive, but the experience was something I... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

is a beautiful building located at the middle old city Vienna beside the 'Ring Straße' behind the Opera House is "Albertina Museum" the way to "Walking Zone" the important Place in this city easy to get there by underground U1/U2/U4 at Karlplatz station.

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Orpington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It was my first time at the opera and I wasn't disappointed! The building was absolutely breathtaking and the audio was fantastic. Seats were incredibly cramped but worth it for the experience. A must when visiting Vienna.

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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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