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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
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Opernring 2, Vienna 1010, Austria
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The purpose of our visit was to see Tosca at the state opera house what an experience 😄🎻 This is one for your bucket wish list. I and my husband thoroughly enjoyed every moment. The opera house has small touch screens in front of each...More

Thank Winelovin
Reviewed 2 days ago

For a 7 pm performance of Tosca, we joined the queue (at the rear of the building) at about 3 pm and were in the front 15 people. Doors opened and we were allowed into the building at 4 pm. We waited in line, some...More

Thank Angelalilu
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband & I went to the State Opera, two nights in a row, to watch a performance of Mozart's 'The Magic Flute' and 'The Nutcracker Ballet' in Dec. '17. The performances were amazing and totally worth the money! We wore formal clothing because it's...More

Thank Josephine K
Reviewed 3 days ago

It's a stunning building outside and inside even more so. It feels like an over the top but tasteful film set as everywhere you look is stunning marble, gilt and decorated pillars and baroque sculptural elements. Tickets range from very expensive to €3 for standing...More

Thank Travelledabit
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We want an opera outside of the theatre one night and it was spectacular. Bring a sweater or blanket and it’s an easy night that’s cheap if you can’t afford a ticket.

Thank alexandralG3197JX
Reviewed 3 days ago

People told me that Vienna is the capital of Opera, Classical Music, and Theaters. So I kind of wanted to experience it when I arrived here. But I was a bit hesitant. So after some stroll around the Hotel, I bumped into the State Opera...More

1  Thank Syawalianto
Reviewed 3 days ago

I booked 2 wonderful seats via the easy online website, for I Puritani, in Jan. Wonderful to be in such a historic opera house, with old world feel and so many Viennese locals there. Families. Lovely feeling coming from NYC and our Met. Love that...More

Thank BoysieW
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is one of the worlds most celebrated opera houses. We heard Verdi's Masked Ball and Strauss' Salome. Both were outstanding, but Salome stands out as one of my greatest operatic experiences. Superb singing, effective staging and scenery, and the orchestra was simply astounding. It...More

Thank FatEddie
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fantastic building with an opera each night at 7pm. If you go along at 645pm you can buy a standing ticket for €4 or at 745pm you can buy a ticket for €3 if you only want to watch the second half!

Thank 752euanh
Reviewed 6 days ago

One of the most beautiful and impressive buildings in Vienna. You can take an inside tour during the day or go to see an opera at night. The Opera is centrally located at Ringstrassen at the karlplatz metro station.

Thank Sharon_zz
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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2 December 2017|
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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29 November 2017|
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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
24 November 2017|
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Response from 890happyshopper | Reviewed this property |
standing seats tend to only be available the day of the performance an hour or so before the curtain goes up.