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Vienna State Opera - Cultural jewel of the Austrian Capital

Vienna State Opera, Austria, Europe, Overview

Vienna State Opera (Wiener Staatsoper) is one of the most important works in the world, where are shown a variety of opera and ballet at the highest artistic level. Opera is located in District 1, of Vienna, south end of Kärntnerstrasse. Vienna Opera House is a tourist attraction in terms of artistic and architectural. It was built between 1861 and 1869 by architects August von Sicardsburg, and Eduard van der Null.

In terms of artistic Vienna Opera has a very good reputation worldwide for high quality representations but it is well known and because the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. A night at the Opera in Vienna is probably one of the most impressive tourist events that can assist in the Austrian capital.

The opera house itself brings that style of architecture, Italian Renaissance style, this cultural current, has meant a lot to art and music. The first operas were written and staged in Italy during the sixteenth century. Lodge from Boulevard Ring, symbolizes the opening to the public or Opera and is adorned with symbols of famous works such as "Magic Flute" by Mozart, made by painter Moritz von Schwind. Many of the statues and decorations in the interior accentuate the festive character of the Vienna State Opera.

State Opera Museum, provides more information about the history of the institution, and manages to charm with true lovers of the work, the musical style and artistic expression. The museum is located at the following address: 1, Hanuschhof Hanuschgasse / Goethegasse 1. It is open Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 to 18:00.

Prices:
Normal ticket: 3 €
Combined ticket with audio guide: 6.5 €
Combined ticket with audio guide and access to Museum Theatre: 8 €
Combined ticket with Museum Theatre: 4.5 €