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Croatian National Theater

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Address: Trg Gaje Bulata 1, Split 21000, Croatia
Phone Number: 385 21 344 399
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Lovely classical building

I missed going inside this lovely theater but I found it was really nice seeing from outside. As there is a large square in front of the building, there is a good viewpoint. It... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
Bangkok, Thailand

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I missed going inside this lovely theater but I found it was really nice seeing from outside. As there is a large square in front of the building, there is a good viewpoint. It looks that it was recently refreshed with striking pale yellow colors.

Thank Christmate11
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182 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

Whilst in and around Croatian National Theater, why not to try fantastic venue Sustipan where summer concerts are held. It is open venue on the cliff under pine-trees. When is the summer festival in Split, this relaxed venue will surprise you. You can order non alcoholic and alcoholic drinks there. Exceptional and excellent under stars!

Thank Mirna P
Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 via mobile

Saw Carmen here. I rarely see opera since it is so expensive in the US. While this wasn't the best production of Carmen ever, it was well done, and it was a wonderful opportunity to see this opera, which I wanted to see for years. Payed the equivalent of about 20 American dollars. I'm giving it five stars because while... More 

Thank Kathryn406
Split, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The Croatian National Theater in Split is so well preserved, inside and outside, that one cannot miss it. Tourists can enjoy operettas, operas, drama and concerts, and many of them really cheap, even the top floors. Last week, I went to see Madame Butterfly and I felt astonished by how well represented it was! Waiting now the chance to go... More 

1 Thank DebyPedroni
Split, Croatia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

When you visit Split you have a perfect chance to watch the world class opera and ballet for only 10-15 EUR. The theatre is more than 100 years old and very beautiful inside. A time you will surely remember!

Thank Argentea79
Split, Croatia
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21 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The National Theatre is a hidden treasure which for sure - once you see this place from the outside - you wouldn't expect. Beautifully finished this place brings you back in time and being there is a journey you will surely enjoy.

Thank g0st0primac
south florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This diverse Theater is everything we expected and more. We have seen 2 different production here and they were both well done and interesting. Learning different cultures and being part of them as we were at this theater speaks volumes. Many non English speaking shows but for what it's worth we didn't even need the English portion...that's how good it... More 

1 Thank tferraro
Saltash, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

From the opera to the plays and shows, as long as you understand Croatia or italian you will be fine, if not just go for the music......

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Barcelona, Spain
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87 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

nice building outside, inside it can be moderate better, good program, but it can be better, missing diverse offer for different type of spectators. it's good location, but it can be better used and promoted

Thank brossad88
Split, Croatia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Enough start with - ballet crew is made of bunch of Russians. Of course, it is nothing like, for example, theater in Vienna, Berlin etc., however, lot of Croatian famous actors or opera singers who can now be seen even on West End in London, started right here. It is really professional, polite, but casual dress code required, and building... More 

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