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Address: Francuska 3, Belgrade 11000, Serbia
Phone Number: 381 11 3281 333
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A small Vienna...

I visited the theatre for Operas 3 times, and I have to say I was amazed!!! The building is unique (allthough the theater is small), the orchestra was excellent, and the voices... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
Thessaloniki, Greece
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Thessaloniki, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I visited the theatre for Operas 3 times, and I have to say I was amazed!!! The building is unique (allthough the theater is small), the orchestra was excellent, and the voices were far over average. I have to admit that the state opera has by far the best Bass I ever heared in my life. Bravo!

Cairo Governorate, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I definitely recommend this to anyone visiting Belgrade! You can get the best seats for around $10. I watched the Nutcracker and was completely stunned by the experience. The theater is absolutely beautiful on the inside and so are the performances. The schedule of performances and ticket prices are all available online and are very easy to purchase. Once you... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

I walked around the exterior of this fine building and took the attached photo,It is near the centre of the city and worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Belgrade theatre is not bolsoi theatre moscow and it is not Skala in milano, it is also far away from amazing warsaw theatre ,or dreamy Wien opera, but... It has amazing people that dance here. Belgrade' s ballet scene os really on very high quality level. I was lucky to watch Dorian Gray , and I was super impressed by... More 

2 Thank fabioinmontreal
Des Moines, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Built in 1869, the National Theater next to the square is a landmark of Belgrad. My only wish is that we were in town when there was a production to see. The interior is stunning and the exterior is typical of the time when built. There is a small coffee shop and many other cafes across the square.

Thank RandyKasal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Who said that real opera is possible only in Italy !?? Visit national opera in Serbian capital! I listened nabuko on Jan,31. Perfect performance! Costumes, artists, decorations !!! I was impressed much more than in met opera or in Bolshoi theater! Pity that I live so far away((( dream to be richer and fly to Belgrade for every premier))) keep... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The National Theatre Belgrade was built in 1869 according to the design of Aleksandar Bugarski, the most productive architect of Belgrade in the 19th century. The decision to construct a special building for the theatre was made by Knez Mihailo Obrenović. The building was a typical theatre building at the time and was particularly reminiscent of La Scala, Milan, with... More 

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Patras, Greece
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

nice area near to Knez Mihaila and fortress. Small cafe with cheap coffee for some minute break is here...Good point to explore the rest of this area. October the Theater have maintenance works...outside of the building

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Fareham, Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Book online for £7 best tickets for top notch performances in this beautiful venue - it's a must-see in Belgrade

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I went to the theatre at four different times to try and buy tickets to a ballet, as I kept being told the box office was open at different times. When I finally found the office open I was told the performance I wanted to see was booked out except for seats in the top level. These only cost 300dinar... More 

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