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National Theatre

Francuska 3, Belgrade 11000, Serbia
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Ranked #14 of 91 Attractions in Belgrade
Type: Theaters
Traveler Description: The National Theatre at Francuska 3  ( or better known at as the theatre at the square named KOD KONJA ) has very good international productions of... more »
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Cary , NC
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105 reviews 105 reviews
25 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Very glooming minimalist shows - not worth the time and money. One was a retrospective on contributors to the museum, one was one one Reuben's painting, some impressionist rooms and a religious retrospective on the Cross.

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Belgrade, Serbia
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

It's not only a theatre it's also a very important Monument of Culture protected by Republic of Serbia. Founded in 19th century the building was a reminiscent of La Scala in Milan. Later recontructions changed the appearance. I love this theater and visit often both stages.

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417 reviews 417 reviews
138 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

The theatre is historic and neat just to see. The well-worn seats, the gold leaf, all that stuff. During the NATO bombing, the theatre opened its doors to the public for 1 Dinar per person, it acted as a safe refuge. Pro tip - the productions are mostly in Serbian, mine was. And you know the big LED sign above... More

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Athens, Greece
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50 reviews 50 reviews
13 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I was glad we visited the National Theatre during an opera perfomance (Rigoletto) because I feel I understood some things concerning the past of Serbia and Yugoslavia. It's a theatre where everybody can go watch a performance because tickets can be very, very cheap. However, that means you enter into a not well-maintained building, especially if you have in mind... More

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Miami, Florida
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22 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Check the program particularly for outstanding ballet performances, as well as unexpected guest appearances by well know opera performers

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101 reviews 101 reviews
25 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Wonderful value - saw Giselle, very high standard production, and had best seat in the house for about 14 Euros. Covent Garden cry with shame!!! Bought tickets at Box Office on day of show - opened at 11am. Check for productions on internet. Too many plays in Serbian for international taste, but a selection of opera and ballet that is... More

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145 reviews 145 reviews
49 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

What can person say about this amazing theatre. Beautiful outside and beautiful inside. Belgrade residents love to be here, it is always full. I do not miss any single opportunity to be part of it. I watched numerous ballet performances, operas and several dramas. Just amazing. Beautiful. Prices are so decent from $5-15, and you will be transformed in to... More

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Belgrade, Serbia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
26 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Built in the middle of 19th century, it dominates the town center. Inside, the ceiling and walls are painted in gold and carved. Be sure to get the tickets for the show a few days earlier (regular price 4-12 EUR)

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Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

National Theatre had Opera "Carmen" on a repertoire and we bought tickets online a couple of days in advance. Great acoustic and visual experience. We really enjoyed it.

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Pasadena, California
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We saw the ballet "The Nutcracker" here on the 2nd night after it opened in Belgrade. The choreography was great, and different from what I have seen in different USA performances of this ballet. For instance, there were no Russian Dancers in Act II, and Drosselmeyer was a much more central figure to the dancing and the story in Act... More

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