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Cultural Mecca
Vienna

Opera, theater and concerts

Are you a culture junkie? Then Vienna is the place to be. Here you'll find the most important venues.

The Musikverein

Good to know

  • Traditional concert hall 
  • World-beating acoustics 
  • Architecture: greek antique
  • Guided tours available. Get more information here.

Getting there

  • 6 minutes walk to Volkstheater
  • Take the subway U2 to Karlsplatz
  • Exit at Musikverein 
  • Duration: about 15 minutes
  • Cab: about 10 minutes
  • On foot: about 20 minutes

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State Opera

Wien erleben im Boutique Hotel Altstadt Vienna

Good to know

  • Opening 1869
  • Location of the "Opernball" 
  • The "first house on the Ring" 

Getting there

  • Walk along Burggasse to Volkstheater
  • Take the subway U2 to Karlsplatz
  • Take the exit "Staatsoper" 
  • Approx. 15 minutes
  • Taxi: approx. 10 minutes 

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Theater in der Josefsstadt

Good to know

  • Oldest theater in the city 
  • Opening: 1788
  • Beethoven, Nestroy, Strauss
  • Tours of the theater are available upon request. 

Getting there

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The Volksoper

Good to know

  • Since 1898
  • Started as a theater
  • Today: musicals, opera, operetta 

Getting there

  • 3 minutes walk to Kellermanngasse
  • Take the Bus 48A 
  • To Thaliastraße/Koppstraße
  • Transfer to subway U6
  • Get out at Währinger Straße / Volksoper
  • Takes approx. 23 minutes
  • Taxi: approx. 15 minutes 

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Cabaret and musicals in Vienna

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The Konzerthaus

Good to know

  • Built in 1913
  • Vienna Symphony Orchestra 
  • Jazz, classical, singer/songwriter, etc.
  • Guided tours of the concert hall are available. Details you will find here.

Getting there

  • 6 minutes walk to the Volkstheater 
  • Streetcar line D to Schwarzenbergplatz
  • 5 minutes on foot
  • Duration: approx. 25 minutes
  • Cab: approx. 10 minutes

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Strauss & Mozart at Kursalon

Good to know

  • Built: 1867
  • Renaissance style
  • Salon orchestra
  • Classical music by Mozart & Strauss
  • Daily concerts at 20:15
  • For ticket reservations, please feel free to contact our reception. 

Getting there

  • 8 minutes walk Dr. Karl Renner Ring
  • Streetcar line 2 direction Friedrich Engels Platz
  • Exit Weihburggasse
  • Duration: approx. 20 minutes
  • Cab: approx. 10 minutes

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Burgtheater

Good to know

  • Opening: 1888
  • 1945: completely destroyed
  • Reconstruction until 1955
  • Austrian National Theater

Getting there

  • 8 minute walk to Dr. Karl Renner Ring
  • Streetcar 1 direction Prater
  • Stop: Rathausplatz/Burgtheater
  • Duration: approx. 15 minutes
  • Cab: approx. 5 minutes

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Concerts in Schönbrunn

Good to know

  • Baroque Orangery
  • Listed concert hall
  • Unique acoustics
  • Schönbrunn Festival Orchestra Concerts daily at 20:30 

Getting there

  • 13A from Neubaugasse in the direction of Hauptbahnhof (main station)
  • Exit Pilgramgasse
  • Change to U4
  • Exit Schönbrunn Palace
  • Duration: approx. 25 minutes
  • Cab: approx. 15 minutes

Dinner before

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For ticket reservations, please contact our reception at any time.

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