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Opera of Vienna Guided Tour

Opera, Vienna, Austria
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Thoroughly enjoyable

The opera house is crowded with tourists in July but each language group has its own guide who... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2017

Beautiful building inside and out. Tour was informative and enjoyable, however VERY busy, even in... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2017
Lisa C
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 April 2017

The opera house is crowded with tourists in July but each language group has its own guide who sticks to his or her own territory...never a feeling of crowding. Our guide was informative and amusing too...Beautiful building, interesting details. One thing that surprised me was...More

Thank Shar1805
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Beautiful building inside and out. Tour was informative and enjoyable, however VERY busy, even in March, and lots of different language tours going on at the same time - some waiting around for other groups to move on! Lots of stairs - not suitable for...More

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This was a very popular tour? Our Gide was fantastic - very knowledgeable and answered all our questions. The Opera House is a very grand building. We sited just ahead of the Opera Ball so this year's debutantes were milling around as they prepared for...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2017

It is worth to book a tour to explore the inside of the Opera of Vienna. It is very interesting and not tiring at all as it doesn't take too long so you won't spend the entire day there and will have time for plenty...More

Thank Eirini02
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Really nice tour of Vienna Opera House. Pleasant guides, pretty atmosphere of the Opera. Tours in English, German, Spanish and Russian. Should come 20-15 min untill tour stars, buy tickets 6€senior and 7.50€ adult), enjoy!

1  Thank Elena L
Reviewed 4 February 2017

The Staatopera conducts a guided tour inside the Opera House. It gets pretty crowded as multiple tours in multiple languages happen at the same time, and each group gets pretty big.  There’s about 2 to 3 tours a day at various times and it cost about...More

Thank JuiTeoh
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Good way to see a beautiful 19 century attraction. A real behind the scenes tour. We were split into groups according to language. Then taken round the ceremonial rooms and up the grand staircase. Loved seeing behind the stage and how the props are changed...More

Thank Amanda503775
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We went on this tour as my friend was going to the Opera later. The tour was quite short and didn't take you anywhere you would not be able to go if you were attending the venue other than seeing the stage being set up...More

Thank Geoff P
Reviewed 27 October 2016

The line to get in for the tour can get very long. Once inside have euros to pay. I believe it was 7.5 for adults which I believe is reasonable. Guide was knowledgeable and answered questions. However, people do get spread out so it wasn't...More

Thank Brad B
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We hadn't planned to visit the Opera House but a wet afternoon and a process of elimination saw use securing ticket to a guided tour through the beautiful Opera of Vienna. Our guide was excellent and the fabulous added bonus was sitting in the stalls...More

Thank Margie P
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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Thank you, Very helpful. I have couple of questions: We are group of 8 people is going to visit Vienna on May 2016. Could you advise us please/. 1. Did you book this tour to Opera House in advance? 2. We need English or Russian speaking tour guide. 3. Where is the schedule of guided tours located? Thanks again
27 February 2016|
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Response from Denise539 | Reviewed this property |
its really simple. Once you've run the gauntlet of sight seeing tour guides at the front of the Opera House, take the entrance on the left of the building (as you look at it). there is a board with times of tours. We... More
Hi, How do I book the Opera of Vienna guided tour and how much is it? Many thanks, Sue
26 February 2015|
Response from chitownsam | Reviewed this property |
It's been a while since we were there (Sept). We didn't make a reservation. You just show up at the appointed time and they segregate people by language. I think the English tour was split in to 3 groups of 35-40 each... More