Culture on a budget

Opera & theatre do not have to be expensive 

Vienna is a city of music.  Not just because of the numerous musicians who live and work here. Here everyone can enjoy music, theatre and art for little money.


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    The building on the University Ring was built according to the plans of Gottfried Semper and Karl von Hasenauer. It is one of the top addresses in German-speaking theatre. The Burgtheater is traditional and modern at the same time. Daily tours provide a look behind the scenes.

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    Vienna State Opera House

    On 25 May 2019, the House on the Ring will celebrate its 150th birthday with a festive ceremony and the premiere of Richard Strauss' opera “Frau ohne Schatten”(”The Woman without a Shadow”). The following day, a giant festival with singers from the ensemble, the Vienna State Ballet, various guests and the State Opera Orchestra will take place on the square in front of the opera house. Surprise interludes are not excluded. We should all mark this day with "save the date" in bold in our diary.

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    MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Art / Contemporary Art

    Vienna's MAK is situated on Stubernring - near the City Park and the architect Heinrich von Ferstel. The Museum for Applied Arts (MAK) is located within the building - here there are alwayds new exhibitions to visit. Inside the collection spans from the Middle Ages until today and houses valuable treasures, like Art Noueau porcelain, Thonet chairs, Biedermeier sofas and also contemporary art.

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Shopping on a budget

Shopping pleasure at a small price

Finding one or the other bargain without spending much money? No problem in the many second hand stores in Vienna.


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Food on a budget

Low budget but still delicious

Eating cheaply in Vienna? Yes, that is possible. You can have plenty to eat from as little as 5 euros in the Austrian capital and can also sometimes help towards a good cause.

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Old Austria in a nutshell

From Emperor to Freud

Emperors, churches, art and restaurants, all in the immediate vicinity of the Schottentor. Vienna’s “Ring” is in itself a lively, colourful museum.  A little bit lost in the past, at the same time very much up to date. 


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Open-air culture

Literature, cinema and co. under a starry sky 

Who says that you cannot enjoy culture in the open air?

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