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State Opera House

Opernring 2, Vienna 1010, Austria
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Vienna's internationally renowned opera offers nearly 300 performances each year.
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  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Opernring 2, Vienna 1010, Austria
Inner City
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went on a guided tour of the opera House. It has a beautiful interior and it's a great opportunity to see behind the scenes, and get back stage! The tour was very good but the different your groups kept clashing and it would have...More

Thank Gillian B
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Opera house is on its Summer break and the next performances are in September, but the guided tours are still on every day. The guided tours are on the hour, starting from 10am and last about 45 minutes. Really informative tour and good value...More

Thank Robert B
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is Mozart's last opera and its music is unforgettable. It is one of the major opera houses of the world and should be on any opera lovers bucket list! Capacity is 1709 seats and 500 plus standing. The Viennese take a night at the...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I don't have enough adjectives to describe the place and feelings you have when you enter and face those huge stairs. Everything is beautiful, from floor to ceilings, and you haven't reached the stage yet. Then, inside, it's breath-taking. The seats are so comfy, we...More

Thank Alexandra10NVT
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The guided tour in the Opera house was essential in order to understand the richness of its history. The Opera house is in the cure of the Viennese culture, and it it clear through the tour.

Thank Inbal11
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The tour was good with a clearly enthusiastic tour guide. However went at a time when a lot of the Opera house was being refurbished so not as interesting.

Thank bethh005
Reviewed 4 days ago

I had booked tickets for two opera performances and one ballet performance. These balcony tickets were booked 4 months before the event. They were not marked as obstructed view. Imagine my disappointment when we arrived for the performance and only a sliver of the stage...More

Thank Giselle1106
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fascinating to see back of house on such a prestigious building. Worth the tour. The stage detail is fascinating

Thank alexh2009
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had to take out a second mortgage on our house (just kidding), but how could we be in Vienna for the only time in our lives and not go to the opera. We saw "Tosca" which is one of our favorites and besides loving...More

1  Thank likebeach
Reviewed 1 week ago

The opera house holds a prime location in Vienna centrum. Expect to pay several hundred euros for good seats. You can however get a glimpse of the evening's performance from giant screens in the summer from 19.00. If you are travelling to Budapest or Prague...More

3  Thank Guillaume R
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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Nour K
21 July 2017|
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Response from A. Vinnie V | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes I would book in advance. I say an opera and loved it. We sat on the balcony second level center and had great seats. A must to do and see in Vienna. Have a wonderful time. Hope that helps.
Peter W
4 May 2017|
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Response from vanmanner | Reviewed this property |
You might have to change your view depending on the perdon in front of you and depending on what part of the stage that is being used. Otherwise, as previously noted, view obstructed seats are noted as such and generally you... More
Riccardo F
19 April 2017|
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Response from vanmanner | Reviewed this property |
The standing room tickets are available. Are they worth it? If standing up or sitting down for 3 hrs has no value to you and if you can't actually see the stage doesn't really concern you, you should go for the standing room... More