We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Wiener Royal Orchester

Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Beethovenplatz 1, Vienna 1010, Austria
Phone Number: 015130139
09:00 - 16:30
Open now
See all hours
Mon - Tue 09:00 - 16:30
Wed - Sun 09:00 - 21:00

The "Vienna Royal Orchestra" presents in the course of the Gala...

The "Vienna Royal Orchestra" presents in the course of the Gala one for Vienna unique selection of "Viennese music", with pieces from Mozart, Strauss, Lanner and Haydn, symbols of an era that filled hearts with emotions, warmness, romance and passion. Accompanied by Vienna opera singers and the Viennese dancers, the audience will be fascinated by this "most charming" music.

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 113 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 21
  • 19
    Very good
  • 11
  • 13
  • 6
Indeed for tourists, but music is nice

Almost a tourist trap... The music is very nice, though. Good option if you can buy the ticket for up to EUR 35 or so. They could avoid trying to make jokes... People are coming... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 July 2016
Rodrigo C
McLean, Virginia
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

113 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 70: English reviews
Uxbridge, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
490 reviews
267 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We were not sure about the quality of this, until we arrived. But professional musicians played Mozart and Strauss beautifully.

Thank PeteLucy434
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
68 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We bought the tickets while we were walking around the city center and was approached by a charming young man in a dirty looking yellow waist coat. We wanted to watch a classical music presentation so we bought the tickets. Yep, we got the €10 off and was offered the free drinks during the interval. We were told that the... More 

2 Thank DrGoodBaker
Ottawa, Canada
Level Contributor
18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

We were a little nervous buying four tickets at discount (for €44 each) with the promise of a free drink each at intermission written on the back of one of the tickets. Read mixed reviews here after buying tickets, thought we'd been scammed WRONG. The concert was as advertised in the Kaiser Saal in the Haus der Industrie. This beautiful... More 

Thank Ed O
McLean, Virginia
Level Contributor
53 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Almost a tourist trap... The music is very nice, though. Good option if you can buy the ticket for up to EUR 35 or so. They could avoid trying to make jokes... People are coming to listen to classical music...

1 Thank Rodrigo C
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Level Contributor
40 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Venue: nothing to see ,seats are just placed at same level so its difficult to see anything (although we had better seats).Stage is very tiny and everyone keeps bumping to each other Performance : the music was okay but the dances/performance were very cheap and male opera singer was crap They made us pay 1 euro to keep our jackets... More 

Thank JayHabeeb
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Let me preface this by saying I wanted to go to a classical music concert while in Vienna. The tacky costumes of the salespeople on the street should have been a giveaway. I was horrified at the "comedy" and how the whole show was purely aimed at tourists. The "ballet" was ridiculous. They had all of two square metres to... More 

Thank Ana Đ
Chicago, Illinois
Level Contributor
21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

In a moment of total lapse in judgment, my wife and I decided to buy two tickets from some guy on the street to this concert. Normally we know better than to, say, eat at the restaurants where the guy outside is begging every passerby to come in. However, we had wanted to see some sort of classical music during... More 

1 Thank Br0ten
United Kingdom
Level Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

Like others bought our tickets from seller outside St Stephens. We were not anticipating a full orchestra, in fact we assumed it would be reasonably competent musicians in a city full of musicians. Our venue was the halls of industry, which externally looked like an office building but was surprisingly pleasing internally. Third row seats at 40 euros were good... More 

Thank 776gaskell
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were planning on buying tickets to see a high school choir perform at Stephansdom when a man approached us out front asking if we wanted to see a concert. We thought he meant the choir in the church but realized he meant one of those tourist concerts. Against my better judgement we bought tickets. We got... More 

2 Thank Kelly R
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

We bought our tickets for 80 euro from the salesman outside the church. I was very skeptical about it so went on tripadvisor and saw the mixed reviews about it. The place we saw it at is the Palais niederosterreich at Herrengasse. The Good: 1. Room looked nice. 2. The opera singer was great. 3. Orchestra was good. The Bad:... More 

1 Thank L C

Travellers who viewed Wiener Royal Orchester also viewed

Vienna, Vienna Region
Vienna, Vienna Region

Been to Wiener Royal Orchester? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Wiener Royal Orchester staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?

Staying in Inner City

Neighbourhood Profile
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 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.
Explore this neighbourhood