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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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The crown of Odessa

No visit to Odessa would be complete without visiting the Opera House. We were fortunate see Eugene Onegin. Tickets were about 4 euros and it was an enchanting evening. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

No visit to Odessa would be complete without visiting the Opera House. We were fortunate see Eugene Onegin. Tickets were about 4 euros and it was an enchanting evening. The music was wonderful and 3 hours passed too quickly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

This is ranked #1 in Odessa and rightly so. The building is absolutely gorgeous outside and mind blowing stunning inside. Even if you are not an opera or ballet fan do yourself a favour and go and see a performance. Tickets are crazy cheap and if it's not summer you'll often get one of the lodges (boxes) to yourself for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

You could never say you have been in Odessa if you don't visit the Opera theatre. The tickets are very cheap and the theatre is very very nice. Abd the performance are very interesting, opera, theatre, ballet, etc. Don't leave Odessa without visiting it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Much is said about this theatre, but it's only when you see it both outside and inside you really have a feel of its greatness. You can visit it at the excursion, but I recommend attending some good performance and enjoy both the interior and a play.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Everybode says it is som beautiful. And it really is. You have to see for yourself because the pictures only shows a small part of a bigger whole. It is breathtaking. We saw Alice in Wonderland or its Ukrainian twin. We got booth nr 6. Slighly too close to the stage. Great show. The ticket price is very, very low.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Last year we had marriage anniversary. So we spent it in Odessa and had beautiful tour in Opera Theater. It is amazing. We Thought earlier that there could not be much better theaters then Lviv Opera, but we were wrong. Opera Theater in Odessa is very beautiful

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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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Harbin, China
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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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Copenhagen, Denmark
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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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