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State Opera House

Opernring 2, Vienna 1010, Austria
43-1-514-44-2955
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Vienna's internationally renowned opera offers nearly 300 performances each year.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“standing tickets” (146 reviews)
“standing room” (126 reviews)
“guided tour” (243 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Opernring 2, Vienna 1010, Austria
Inner City
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43-1-514-44-2955
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

They do about 3 tours a day in different languages in the afternoon. English tours were at 1,2 and 3pm. Turn up half hour before to queue for tickets. Interesting tour that takes you back stage and into the main theatre area. Beautiful building with...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Vienna Opera is one of three opera houses in the world (with New York City and Santa Fe) with individual subtitle screens with selectable languages. opened in 1869. walking steps from karlsplatz which again is one of the oldest subway stations and its beautiful...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Vienna is such a wonderful city, and a visit to the Vienna State Opera House should not be missed, if at all possible. We booked months in advance, and paid 90 Euros each for good seats in the upper circle to see Tosca. For this,...More

1  Thank Robin H
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It is a spectacular place with lots of tourists, atmosphere is great and staff is friendly. However, they have a dress code, so bear this in mind.

Thank Rashad M
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The building is beautiful inside and out. and the Mozart concert in period costume was excellent Best way to end a vacation

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We did English tour only, not a performance. The tour was very interesting, we knew a lot of new information.

Thank Lucy V
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn't see an opera or a ballet, but I did a tour in English on a Saturday afternoon. It was amazing to see the inside of the opera house! Tickets can be expensive, but they sell hundreds of standing room tickets for every performance...More

Thank Heather R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saw a performance of Giselle, and it was great. Best to plan and buy tickets in advance, or you’ll not get a good or any seat at all. Magnificent building and performance. Don’t get this place confused with the Burgtheater not far away, people seem...More

Thank Thomas A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Opera house is beautiful and spectacular. We bought tickets from a reseller outside the opera house, and had a nice experience. However, there are a couple of things to note: 1. There is no air conditioning in the building. When we went, it was...More

1  Thank Chris V
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I got the chance to visit the place but unfortunately i didn't get the chance to go to an opera show but definitely on the to do for next time

Thank Andreea S
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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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Erin G
18 May 2018|
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Response from Allan W | Reviewed this property |
I do not know. Call or email the opera house.
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Erin G
18 May 2018|
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Response from Yvonne P | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You go on a paid tour.
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afamily04
2 May 2018|
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Response from Dmctimm | Reviewed this property |
I only have the knowledge from our one evening. We went directly to the ticket office when we arrived (across the street from the actual opera house).and bought our tickets. The wonderful man selling the tickets was able... More
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