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Opernring 2, Vienna 1010 | +43 1 514442250
Daniel Gebhart de Koekkoek

Vienna is nearly synonymous with opera. This 19th-century wedding cake of an opera house is a gem, with tickets that run from mere euros (standing room, for students) to several hundreds. Here, you'll see some of the best opera in the world. It is also the home of the Wiener Staatsballet—in Vienna, ballet season is nearly as celebrated as opera.

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Wiener Staatsoper

Vienna is nearly synonymous with opera. This 19th-century wedding cake of an opera house is a gem, with tickets that run from mere euros (standing room, for students) to several hundreds. Here, you'll see some of the best opera in the world. It is also the home of the Wiener Staatsballet—in Vienna, ballet season is nearly as celebrated as opera.