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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%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Opernring 2, Vienna 1010, Austria
Inner City
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Reviewed 2 September 2012

we traveled here on a sunday. I do not know if this was a special day but they were offering free visits. this opera house is amazing. They were giving free performances in portions of the building. I am not a fan of Opera but...More

1  Thank MichelleLohio
Reviewed 1 September 2012

Definitely worth seeing this opera house has a historic importance and is visually stunning. The tours are frequent and short and are available in multiple languages. The art work and the history of the opera are covered and we even got to go backstage as...More

Thank lindastremmel
Reviewed 31 August 2012

Hat a marvelous evening at the Opera, had the chance to really dress up. Great thing is you can go as you please. In jeans or in an evening gown every style was there. A truly beautiful building!

Thank Mary R
Reviewed 31 August 2012

It is an amazing building from the outside, but don't miss a tour inside! The highlight of the tour was the actual opera room, with the burgundy velvet seats and the amazing chandelier made with swarovski crystals. The visit behind the scenes was also interesting.

Thank Travel_Addict_Cyprus
Reviewed 30 August 2012

It was a dream to get there and I did it . The reservation was online and everything was organised . We got our category A tickets on site . The seating place was excellent . The orchestra played very nice pieces ... Go check...More

Thank Roro66
Reviewed 30 August 2012

We paid EUR 6,50 each to go on a 50 minute guided tour of the state opera house. This was very interesting and our tour guide spoke great English! She was very knowledgeable and funny and the best thing was she wasn't going to take...More

Thank Katie C
Reviewed 28 August 2012

I went to a Mozart concert in costume. It was very enjoyable and all the pieces were well known ones.

Thank NigelHa
Reviewed 28 August 2012 via mobile

They usually have something happening here every night so make sure you get tickets to see an event here. We saw the "Wiener Mozart Konzerte" - had lots of spruikers in the city centre which were advertising for the thing. I went mainly for my...More

Thank wanderlustnurse
Reviewed 28 August 2012

state opera house is one of the most historic places in vienna. you should definitely book for a classical music concert and ambiance will affect you very deep.

Thank danielr82
Reviewed 26 August 2012

Wasn't sure if I wanted to do this but one of our party did. Actually it was excellent. They have guides for many languages who are very knowledgeable. The tour does take you up and down several sets of stairs but there are plenty of...More

Thank Garforthsoulmates
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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11 August 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Yes the State Opera performs on a Sunday (that was the evening we saw god Giovanni)but please check with the box office on what is being performed that night.
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