Entry Fee :
General admission tickets for seats range from EUR 5 to EUR 48.
Standing room tickets start from EUR 1.50 to EUR 3.50.
As Per Show Timings. Please Check the Official Website.
The National Theater of Vienna or Burgtheater is one of the most significant buildings features on the Ring Boulevard. Situated across the Rathauspark, Burgtheater tracing its name from “Burg” or Castle, used to be the Imperial theatre house of the royalty. Established in the 19th century, this 19th-century monument has an elegant exterior, dotted with soft arches and an intricate facade. While it has a dynamic history battling several changes of names, lineages, war, and even a bombing, it proudly stands today as one of the most famous theatres of the world. Visitors can attend the screenplay performances which are in German, and enjoy a tour around the Theater premises. The National Theater can be visited all year round, except July and August when no performances take place.
One of the most sought after elements of the National Theater is the fanfiction screenplays of Shakespeare plays. The Theater doubling as a museum is home to an excellent collection of portraits of renowned artists. It also has a sculpture collection, along with the bust monuments of different playwrights. Keep an eye out for the fresco featuring Romeo and Juliet, along with the grand red carpet staircase perfect for a portrait shoot. A wonderful mix of culture, fun, history, and art, a trip to the National Theater cannot be missed. Known as the second oldest theatre of the country owing to a royal lineage, an evening at the National Theatre is truly one of a kind. Visitors can also explore the nearby coffee houses and public parks located on Rathauspark and Ring Boulevard.
The National Theater or Burgtheater offers an incredible tour of this historic building. Visitors can explore then architecture, history, and technology which surrounds the construction of the National Theater. The tour experience includes a look at the majestic ceiling paintings courtesy to the artists Gustav Klimt, the elegant staircase, the Theater’s very own sculpture collection and the portrait gallery. In addition to this, visitors can also view the busts showcased in the hall of the Theater of renowned playwrights. The portraits also feature the most celebrated artists in the world, along with the people who were crucial to the development of this theatre.
The guided tour is a popular choice amongst many tourists as this gives the visitors an insight into the backstage life of the Vienna Theatre. While there, the tourists can admire tributes given to artists and poets from around the world, scenes depicting crucial moments of globally acclaimed plays, and even the incredibly detailed facade at the entrance.
Opened in the year 1741, the National Theatre was constructed on the wish of the Empress of Habsburg. At the time, the Theatre was named as the German National Theatre and featured some of the best performances in the world, and the premiere of the Theatre was through Mozart’s operas. The National Theatre or Burgtheater went through several changes of its name and was even called the KK Hoftheater nachst der Burg.
The building was later shifted to Rung Boulevard and featured the controversial play The Merchant of Venice during the Nazi regime. In 1945, the building went through tremendous damage due to a bombing, but the sources still remain unknown. After its renovation, the Burgtheater stands on the Ring Boulevard, but now especially known for German performances.
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