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The Estates Theatre

Closed Now: 6:15 PM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 6:15 PM - 10:00 PM
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The Estates Theatre is one of the most beautiful historical theatre buildings in Europe. It has been part of the National Theatre since 1920. The Opera, Drama and Ballet ensembles give repertory performances at the Estates Theatre.
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Hours Today: 6:15 PM - 10:00 PM
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Zhelezna 540/11, Prague 110 00, Czech Republic
Stare Mesto (Old Town)
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The Prague Estate Theatre is one of the most beautiful and historic theaters in all of Europe. Built by German aristocrat František Antonín Count Nostitz Rieneck, this theater brought charm and culture to the city of Prague. It took nearly two years to construct the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Mike R
Reviewed yesterday

I bought super late (and shockingly cheap!) tickets in early September this year whilst I was travelling across Europe. They were showing Kafka: The Trial which didn't have an interval. It was absolutely superb and really ignited an interest in ballet for me! There was...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Vexingperson
Reviewed 2 days ago

A beautiful theatre with very affordable tickets. We were in the very highest seats but the sound was great. Excellent singers and orchestra, but a very bizarre production, even with the English surtitles to provide some explanation. I have seen the Magic Flute before and...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Christine L
Reviewed 4 days ago

Truly magical to see The Magic Flute performed in this beautiful eighteenth century theatre by very good (if not world class) singers at a very reasonable price. Apart from a final wait for our coats everything was well organised, too, with quick bar service -...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank WardenRon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You just have to go to this theatre because it has a real flavour of the past or more specifically the Mozart years. This is a great theatre and one of the finest that I have ever been to and I have worked a few...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Wolfietraveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best opera houses in Europe. The spirit of Mozart is everywere.. Marvellous perfomance o Don Jiovanni All the singers were local Very friendly staff.Especially senior lady Iana...In love with opera indeed

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank rosehip27
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The venue was stunning and the show was very entertaining. People were very dressed up which I liked. It was like a real evening at the opera.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Coastalnina
Reviewed August 31, 2019

While we were traveling in Eastern Europe, we knew we would be in Prague for several days and hoped to see Mozart’s opera Don Giovani one evening. It was the experience of a lifetime, and we would do this again if we had the chance....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Mary C
Reviewed August 20, 2019

You should try this, even if you've never been to an opera. We saw Don Giovanni, performed on the very stage where Mozart first presented it. Not by any means world-class performance, but superbly staged and with good singing at well below half London prices....More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank naggedman
Reviewed July 1, 2019

The theater is gorgeous, its history spellbinding. We were able to hear Don Giovanni its last night and it was phenomenal. The theater staff was wonderfully professional; start, end and intermission times were as promised. By all means, see a show here. We didn't get...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from Brian R | Reviewed this property |
Nice trousers, jacket and dress shirt got me in. I saw audience in long gowns and bling (mostly women), suits and one or two casually dressed blokes. Even a group of ladies with mid 19th century style gowns. Enjoy your... More
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There are not only English but Czech subtitles during opera performances.
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To stress the ambiguity of the character? Czeck sense of humour? It worked great for me :-)
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