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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.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Opernring 2, Vienna 1010, Austria
Inner City
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a guided tour that we recomend those who want to visit this wonderful Opera. The guide was great and answered all our questions.

Thank Maria G
Reviewed 4 days ago

Opera Performance: We decided on a trip to the Vienna State Opera in August 2016 - hoping to see Eugene Onegin (tickets for the Kaufmann/ Gheorghiu Tosca being out of our reach at 700 Euro) and ordered side by side tickets some nine months in...More

Thank Iveltravellers
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place looks amazing as most of the buildings in Vienna.didn't go in but I can imagine the architecture inside is as beautiful as the time outside. Must visit next time

Thank supamac59
Reviewed 5 days ago

Top class performance in a fantastic Opera House. The vocal performances for both soloists and chorus in Don Carlos were superb and gained extended applause several times during the performance. The orchestra was also superb. Flowers were thrown on the stage at the end of...More

Thank B D
Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I stopped by the opera house to take the tour as we are not opera fans but wanted to experience the building itself and the history. Check the times online and stop by right before the start of a tour to buy...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was our first Opera visit whilst on a trip to Vienna, we both found it amassing, both place and performance, what made it even better was the little screens on each seat which translated what was going on into English The tickets were booked...More

Thank arched02
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I got a last minute stalls box seat for an enjoyable production of Fidelio. I also enjoyed good value snacks and programme (no ads!). But I had the best seat in the box and quite obviously the 3 people behind could see nothing and hear...More

Thank EuroTraveller52
Reviewed 1 week ago

We queued up at around half 5 ish for a 7.30 showing of Dom Pasquale. Tickets were 4 euros each and we had an excellent standing view. The Opera House itself was gorgeous inside, absolutely stunning decor and we had a good 45 minutes to...More

Thank rjd336
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited the famed State Opera House in Vienna in early June with friends and I must say that I expected much better. We attended "Don Pasquale" which had a simple plot with only slapstick comedy. Choose the show carefully as some of the operas...More

Thank Sai Ganesh B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the highlights of our stay in Vienna. Formidable building, great experience, huge orchestra and cast of singers - best opera show with the famous "La donna è mobile Qual piuma al vento Muta d'accento E di pensiero Sempre un amabile Leggiadro viso In...More

Thank Tal K
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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Peter W
2 questions: I have seats for the top large box on the right, the second row of seats. Are the seats raised in relation to the front row? Will I see anything at all? They were the only seats available for three people on the night I'm going and, at a a small premium to the tour, I thought they were worth it. I know that one can get SRO tickets but we are in Vienna a short time and I don't want to waste it waiting. Are you allowed to walk through the whole opera house prior to the show or are you limited to the level you are assigned to?
5 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
Riccardo F
Are the "standing room tickets" still a thing and worth it? I've read something about them (like that you have to queue for hours..) but I don't know how updated the infos are, could you tell me how to get them and how they work please? Also, we were planning to go to the opera on next Sunday (19/04/2017) and I just discovered there is going to be the marathon on that day. Does that mean the city is going to be mega crowded and getting to the Opera much harder? Thank you!
19 April 2017|
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Response from vanmanner | Reviewed this property |
The standing room tickets are available. Are they worth it? If standing up or sitting down for 3 hrs has no value to you and if you can't actually see the stage doesn't really concern you, you should go for the standing room... More
Bryan K
one other question, does anyone know if there are supertitles in english for opera performances in german, italian, etc. (assuming not...)
19 April 2017|
Response from Peter W |
Apparently you get a translator at your seat. There's a picture of one in photos.