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Address: 1 Teatralnyy proyezd, Moscow, Russia
Phone Number: 095/292-0050
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Description: The oldest theater in Moscow, rebuilt following a fire and later a...
The oldest theater in Moscow, rebuilt following a fire and later a hurricane, is magnificent both inside and out, and its resident opera and ballet troupes rate among the finest in the world.
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Incredible building, beautifully modernized, top voices, everyhting world-class. And - if you buy your electronic tickets online, just print them out and you can enter. Easy :)

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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Tartu, Estonia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Incredible building, beautifully modernized, top voices, everyhting world-class. And - if you buy your electronic tickets online, just print them out and you can enter. Easy :)

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Moscow, Russia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Before Christmas watched the ballet "Sleeping Beauty" by Tchaikovsky at the Bolshoi Theatre. Beautiful building, excellent interior, beautiful music.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

My husband being an opera lover, I wanted to surprise him with tickets to the Bolshoi - the Historic Stage, no less. I was horrified by the prices I found online (£300 +) and had a look at the Bolshoi website (Bolshoi.ru), which pops up in Russian on the screen but thankfully has an English version. There I discovered that... More 

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Slough, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Saw this a night,all lit up,quite an imposing building,love to have gone inside,but was not open,was fantastic at night,amazing.

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Hong Kong
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165 reviews 165 reviews
51 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We visited twice during our stay in Moscow. Our first visit was to see Gisele. The tickets are hard to source and expensive but worth every penny. Lean on your hotel concierge to help with tickets. Also to note almost ever seat in there is pretty good so the cheaper seats are also pretty good. The place to sit would... More 

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Clutton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

The back stage tour is mesmerising. Seeing the theatre is a joy, the rehearsal areas and the sewing rooms where the costumes are made added hugely to the trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

when the dreams come true.... my husband and i attended ballet "anyuta"at the new(smaller) stage! dancers were angels from heaven,with airy movement. beautiful crystal chandeliers,impressive stairs. despite the annoying couple behind us who was whispering all night long, it was a perfect performance.

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Moscow, Russia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The Bolshoi theatre is one of the places that a visitor must see in Moscow. It is one of the best and biggest of the seven historical opera houses in Europe and if you want to see History with your own eyes it would be a good idea to go there. Now one can buy tickets online, so there is... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I listened to the opera "The Tsar's Bride" at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow! Moscow's Bolshoi Theatre gorgeous renovated! Before the start of the show, I had a small tour of the updated Bolshoi Theatre. Gold stucco decorated lodge in the auditorium. Beautiful crystal chandeliers illuminate the bright spacious halls and auditorium. Sofas and chairs upholstered in red velvet and... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Everyone has heard of this famous theater. We waited many years for the repair work to be completed and were finally able to get tickets to see Nutcracker. The ticket prices, however, are extortionate. Yes, it is a iconic venue but I have been to several theaters in Moscow where the performances were just as good, better seating, better views... More 

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