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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.
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  • Very good23%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Opernring 2, Vienna 1010, Austria
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Vienna State Opera House is simply a must for ANYONE visiting the city. We have never been to the opera prior to our visit to Vienna, and we were not disappointed. Even if you are not into the music, you will enjoy the atmosphere....More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The architecture is beautiful and if you can take a tour you get to see have a stage works, it’s quite amazing and if you can take in the cheap tickets for the opera, it’s totally worth doing.

Thank twin411
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The first of the grand Ringsgrasse buildings to be completed under the Emperor Franz Joseph, the Vienna State Opera House was initially completed in 1869. Like many buildings in Europe it suffered a significant amount of damage during the Second World War and underwent a...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was such great value! €9 for a 45 min tour but it gives you access all around the Opera and provide so much useful information and facts. It was the highlight of our 5 days in Vienna. Can’t recommend highly enough. Tours are in...More

Thank FortyEngland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We took the tour -only 9€- and were amazed by the beauty of the building. The tour was very informative and is offered in many languages - English, German, French, Spanish, Italian and Russian.

Thank DvTh
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Book on-line your tickets for a performance well ahead of the visit and you might get reasonably good seats at affordable prices. The building on the outside was not that imposing but a guided tour of the interior of the Opera House is something not...More

Thank PatrickLLLLL
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I paid a visit to the Vienna State Opera Staatsoper to see L'elisir D’amore. We advance booked online with the venue to avoid disappointment. What a wonderful building built in the 19th century and really well looked after with beautiful paintings and...More

Thank MikeVBSouthampton
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw The Nutcracker Suite at Christmas time at the State Opera House. We were so lucky as the whole package, the show, the venue was brilliant. Loved Vienna and this was one of the major reasons why. We didn't have a tour of the...More

Thank kathy255068
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately we couldn't see inside. Guided tours don't start until 12th Feb 18. A very impressive building from the outside and we would of loved to have seen inside. Sorry to score 1 out of 5 but can't rate inside, however i think it's important...More

Thank 123bels
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to the Mozart concert at the beautiful State Opera House! My friend and i decided to splurge and not get the basic ticket, we got the next best for approx 80 euros. We had such great seats (balcony level, first row, 2nd booth from...More

Thank ellissa2018
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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
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LJES
2 February 2018|
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Response from pjl29 | Reviewed this property |
you get what you pay for. ... Google the official site and not the agents. book online and print out tickets. We were at the back of a box on high chairs. partially onstructed view but great sound and at about 50 . euros... More
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Winelovin
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Response from Fedeaq | Reviewed this property |
You do not have to worry, the sight and sound are good. You will be able to see and hear in perfect conditions. With regard to clothing, if the ticket does not say anything, you can go casually.
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Response from N0rah-911 | Reviewed this property |
Unlikely, but please do check. I’m the one whose husband wasn’t even allowed in the SRO queue because he was wearing shorts. I would imagine that if you showed up w a stool you would meet the same fate. Plus, you wouldn’t... More
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