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Odessa National Academic Opera and Ballet Theater

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Address: Chaikovskogo Lane, 1, Odessa 65026, Ukraine
Phone Number: (048) 780 15 09
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Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 7:30 pm

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Dear prospective visitors to the Odessa National Academic and Ballet Theatre: I visited this extraordinarily beautiful opera house in January, 2015 for my third date with my... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I know everybody raves about it - and it the auditorium is really beautiful ... And you can get the front row for 6 euro (actually don't take the front row, as the lights from the orchestra are distracting) ... But ... The performances are mixed - I saw a ballet where one of the leads collapsed in a heap... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Dear prospective visitors to the Odessa National Academic and Ballet Theatre: I visited this extraordinarily beautiful opera house in January, 2015 for my third date with my girlfriend, a native of Odessa. As I understand it, this opera house is the second oldest in all of Europe; only the one in Hungary is older. The architecture there is amazing. Every... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Many operas believe they have to be modern in their settings, not here in Odessa, "The Saint Petersburg at the Black Sea", planned by Prince Potemkim after order from Ekaterina the Great. Tickets are not expensive, choose a cabin on the balcony.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I saw several performances in Odessa Opera Theater. Of course if you like operas in Europe you will not find anything new. But to be in this huge rich building itself is quite amusing. I like design of inside and outside of the building

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

It is the most beautiful building in Odessa. Your city tour should start form Opera House and end there aswell. You have to buy a ticket to see inside. Inside has its own beauty. Dont forget to charge your camera.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

First took a tour of The Opera house. Walked by it many times and this building fits Odessa as a whole. I did attend an Opera one time. It is not my thing. But, In the concert hall you feel as though it is where a Opera should be. The Opera was in Russian but, enjoyable never the less. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

OK, OK, there is not much more than I can say compared to the consistency of all the other reviewers. "Amazing". "Beautiful". "Must see". Bottom line: all true. So if you are going to Odesa, and you DON'T see the Odesa Theater (Odesa is only one 's' in Ukrainian), you shouldn't have come to the city to start with. Gorgeous... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

It is a definite must-see place. One of the most beautiful opera building in Europe. Not only the architecture, but the ballet I watched in April was also breath taking.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Even if you only get to tour the building a visit here is a must if you are in Odessa. The decor and architecture is simply so stunning and beautiful. If you have the time see a show it will no doubt be the best opera bargain you will get anywhere in the world. I was fortunate to see "Madame... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

It is amazing building outside and inside! It is one of the most charming theaters I've ever been. I was lucky to be there and hear the opera "Il Barbiere di Siviglia". Visited in May, 2012

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Additional Information about Odessa National Academic Opera and Ballet Theater

Address: Chaikovskogo Lane, 1, Odessa 65026, Ukraine
Phone Number: (048) 780 15 09
Location: Europe  >  Ukraine  >  Odessa Oblast  >  Odessa
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 7:30 pm

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