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Opera of Vienna Guided Tour

Opera, Vienna, Austria
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Poor indistinct guide

The guided tour groups cater for about 6 different languages but the guide for the English tour was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Shoreham, United Kingdom
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Best tour in Vienna

On the off chance we joined a short queue and managed to get on an 11am tour. So glad we did as our... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Titchfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The guided tour groups cater for about 6 different languages but the guide for the English tour was Austrian or German with a thick accent and unable or unwilling to raise her voice, in spite of being asked to. The different groups all went at...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

On the off chance we joined a short queue and managed to get on an 11am tour. So glad we did as our guide was excellent. We went behind the scenes and wondered at the fact that they put on a different performance every night...More

Thank maddiePortsmouth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I hate to say it, but the tour and the opera house in Budapest is better! (Vienna and Budapest are very competititve about their opera houses). There was a very large group and it seemed to take a long time to divide us up into...More

Thank Laurie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unable to get tickets for one of the performances and as a much cheaper option if you wish to see the Opera house this is the way to do it. During the week of our visit there were a limited number of tours each day,...More

Thank AlexMacdd
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

The building was rebuilt after WW ll. The inside is very modern-day. The tour is interesting but would be better if you are an opera fan..

Thank sillysull
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The tour was at 3:00, and it was well done. Come no later than 2:30 because even mid-week on the off-season there were *a lot* of people there. They break you into groups of about 25 by language, then run multiple tours, so some people...More

Thank playabonita
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Opera is now under construction. The get too many people for a tour. Staying a long time before the tour starts in BAD conditions. Too many tours at the same time and need to wait in some rooms before a previous tour ends. Noise al...More

Thank matigolden
Reviewed 24 September 2017

This seems to be a very popular tour. They split up groups of about 45 by language and take them on different routes through the opera house. There may be two or three guides shouting in ana area. If you have not toured other opera...More

Thank TomWall60
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Getting the ticket was a bit of a challenge. You do not seem able to book ahead. You have to arrive 30 mins before tour due to start and queue, all seems chaotic but we got tickets. The tour lasted just under an hour. There...More

Thank dianewoodhouse
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Great tour of the opera house, very informative with an excellent guide. Worth doing on the tourist circuit of beautiful Vienna.

Thank twtraveller2015
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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16 September 2017|
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Response from blajevaina | Reviewed this property |
This Guide tours are not advertised online and tickets can not be purchased online.For this tours I've recommend the tickets are sold on the side entrance and are first come first serves. They are tours every hour and start... More
26 February 2016|
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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
26 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