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Tours of the Staatsoper

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Fascinating visit. Well worth the €7 fee for a guided tour

The Vienna Staatsoper is a magnificent and very large building, with an interesting history... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
Warrington, United Kingdom
Quite the sight

The tours are very crowded with 40 people in each tour group. Our escort was good except she did... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2018
Joe C
Georgetown, Texas
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

The Vienna Staatsoper is a magnificent and very large building, with an interesting history. Unusually, it puts on a different performance every evening (except the closed season of July and August), which entails vast amounts of work in changing the sets, etc. The tour lets...More

Thank JimnHilary
Reviewed 2 February 2018

The tours are very crowded with 40 people in each tour group. Our escort was good except she did not project her voice well enough for that large of a group. The tour was very enlightening and we had expected to go backstage since our...More

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 18 August 2017

These tours - conducted in 10 or so languages - are very popular with tourists from around the world. The visitor gets to see this vast building also from behind the scenes, and learns interesting facts about the opera house itself and the many famous...More

Thank GranZorro
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Took the English-speaking tour with my family. We greatly enjoyed the beautiful sites inside the building and the information given by the tour guide. Definitely worth the tour for art and opera tourists alike!

Thank PS_Arrows
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Great tour, great building. Wonderfull stories. Amazing facts you learn. It is very much worth visiting. Go with your kids. i promise they will like it

Thank Laszlo S
Reviewed 11 April 2016

This a very interesting short tour that lasts about an hour. The guide was interesting and very engaged with the group. It allowed you to see the various rooms and have their history explained in a way that you wouldn't necessarily fully get if you...More

Thank Philip H
Reviewed 6 October 2015

We weren't going to watch any opera/concert in the staatsoper and hence thought of attending one of the tours. They have a few daily in several languages and on our day we had easily over 50-100 people attending across languages. A major chunk of the...More

Thank Traveleator
Reviewed 2 October 2015

Many folks will never be able to see inside of this house given how high the ticket prices can be. The short tour is a good "taste of the place and if combine it with a sanding room ticket (purchased separately) you can make yourself...More

Thank Patricia1Waring
Reviewed 26 June 2015

The tour of the Staatsoper is very interesting. You have the opportunity to see the stage in its full size and look behind the scenes. The building is beautiful and you get to see the different rooms. The tour guide was very good and not...More

Thank ChayaZilla
Reviewed 15 June 2015

Vienna State Opera House is one of the leading Opera Houses of the world. Their performances are real value, having the best singers, the best directors and best conductors. The onlyy problem, if they have a star performance the tickets are sold out within minutes...More

Thank 545medva
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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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