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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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The Bolshoi is unique. Not only was the ballet wonderful, so was the building it is held in. Incredibly glamorous and refined, the building is enormous with elegant state rooms... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The Bolshoi is unique. Not only was the ballet wonderful, so was the building it is held in. Incredibly glamorous and refined, the building is enormous with elegant state rooms making it more like a palace. The clientele are la creme de la creme of Moscow society, so expect privilege to usurp any normal queuing protocols - you may have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We booked the ballet in the UK, it was hero of our time which we had not heard of. It was utterly breathtaking, the dancing beautiful and the building stunning. If you get the chance you should go even if you are not into ballet the experience is amazing. Not nearly as expensive as London either!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

I could not get a chance to see a performance of a ballet or an opera inside, but i visited the inside just as a tourist and i must say amazing interiors.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This would be my first time watching a ballet performance, and who would have thought it would be at the legendary Bolshoi Theatre. No matter where your seat is, the view, ambiance and the overall experience will move you to tears its so beautiful. I have not been exposed to such high culture, coming from a prairie city in Canada.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Beautiful theatre. My son took me a birthday treat. We saw Les Sylphides which I believe was one of the earliest ballets.

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We saw the Nutcracker Ballet and loved it! The performance was outstanding and the atmosphere is, as well. Check options for tickets. We used ticket is.com

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We were able to watch a summertime presentation of the Nutcracker ballet at the Bolshoi. Great theater, seats, and experience. The Bolshoi theater is close to everything and is a very special place to visit. It is not the newest theater I have been to recently.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I wasn't sure what to expect as I hadn't been to a ballet in a long time. My friend and I went, and it was incredible. The place is magnificent, the crowd is very well-heeled (we would have dressed better if we were weren't coming straight from an entire day of walking around), and the performance is exceptional. Take advantage... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Just go there! Either you love opera or hate it you could certainly enjoy the grandeur of the place. Feel yourself there as a person of a royal family. The Russian balley is not so good as it used to be. But the opera is great! Seat relax and enjoy. For the foreigners there's a translation to main European languages... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The Bolshoi ...It conjures up what you expect, beautiful interior recently refurbished, and wheter you like ballet or not an experience not to be missed.

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Address: 1 Teatralnyy proyezd, Moscow, Russia
Phone Number: 095/292-0050
Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Central Russia  >  Moscow

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