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Vienna State Opera
Vienna Top 9 in Can't Miss Attractions

258 Reviews
PerformancesOpera Hall
Please check the official website program list for the specific time of the opera.
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-3 hours
Address: Opernring 2, 1010 Wien
Phone: +43-1-514442250

What people are saying:

beautiful opera house. didnt go inside but the detail on thebourside are stunning enough.

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  • dennys34
    Gießen, Deutschland

    Do it

    A walk behind the scenes of the world famous Vienna opera ball - sit in the lodges of the former kings and queens - be amazed by the directors heads

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  • Joao92


    The most beautiful opera that I have ever seen. It’s was just a magic and for people that love classic music I recommend it.

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  • cvtmuench
    Mesa, Arizona

    Opera Experience of a Lifetime!

    Bravo! A special date with my Mom at the Vienna State Opera House for the classic verismo Opera, Andrea Chénier. The performance with Jonas Kaufman, Toberto Frontali, and Anna Harteros was superb! Wha...

    Reviewed on /Date(1587931398000+0800)/
  • mariamzt


    I watched a performance it was nice but it had so many people and I could not see! It was large and it had very good acoustics!

    Reviewed on /Date(1587869279000+0800)/
  • Sarahc011


    We booked this in advance as we have never been to an opera before we wanted to make sure we didn't miss out. We saw Cinderella and were blown away.

    Reviewed on /Date(1585539444000+0800)/

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Additional Information


The National Opera is one of the largest opera houses in the world. It is the main symbol of Vienna, which is known as the “City of Music”. It is known as the “World Opera Center”. There are famous composers, conductors, soloists and dancers performing here. The exterior is quaint and the entire stage area is completely modern with state-of-the-art audio equipment. The opera house is a magnificent Roman-style building. The front and side halls are made of marble. The interior is painted with beautiful murals and photographs of great musicians and famous actors.
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Getting Around

You can take subway line U1,U2 or U4, and alight at Karlsplatz Station. You can walk to your destination from there.
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Helpful Information

If the itinerary does not include the opera, you can arrange for a guide to accompany you for it. For the specific timing, please check the performance schedule displayed on the theater’s arches. Being accompanied by a guide will give you the opportunity to visit the backstage.2.There are audio guides in Chinese available inside the theater. The audio guide will last for around 40 minutes and the rental fee for it is EUR 5 per usage.3.The Vienna State Opera and Wiener Musikverein (Concert Hall) are two different theatres and please do not confuse one with the other.
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