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The Armenian National Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet named after Alexander Spendiaryan

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Tumanyan O. str. 54, Yerevan 0002, Armenia
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Reviewed May 11, 2019

This is a very popular place for the locals. If the opera is your thing go. the building is beautiful huge plaza out front people walking around nice place to hang out at too.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed May 7, 2019

10 mins away from Tashir Shopping gallery - it was not busy when I got there in the morning and didn't see a lot.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 5, 2019

The National Opera Theatre was founded by the Armenian government decree in 1932. It has a unique role in the life of the Armenian public. Preserving the heritage of its older generations. The theatre is fathful to its ideology. Which is to show the Armenian...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed April 29, 2019

Went to see Armenian National philharmonic orchestra and various Russian and Armenian soloist, playing Brahms and Khachaturian. 2 and a half hours with a magnificent 80 piece orchestra for the price of a cup of coffee. Only toilets were in the basement, down 4 flights...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed April 28, 2019

Maybe the building itself indicates partially the history of Armenia. Walking around it, you would see a strange structure.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 27, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I went to a ballet (Cipollino) and an opera (Anoush). Both performances were top notch and the price to go was ridiculously inexpensive. The theatre is just the right size, large enough for 1000 or more but with an intimate feel. The...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 24, 2019

Excellent performance of Gayane by Khachaturian. The dancers were brilliant and the orchestra excellent. The opera house is also very beautiful. Could benefit from a bar or cafe though.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 15, 2019

We were lucky to watch Mozart's famous opera, The Magic Flute at this opera. It was wonderful! I enjoyed it so much! I have had a photo with the Night Queen back stage! Lucky!

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 3, 2019

The great Armenian Architect Alexander Tamanyan is the author of the magnificent construction. Don't miss the cultural events at Opera.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 6, 2019

The Opera and Freedom Square is the lowest price of the Yerevan people. There is heart of Armenian music. In this lovely building including Opera and Philharmonic theaters, there were written a great musical creations.

Date of experience: December 2018
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June 8, 2018|
Response from GoldnAdvice | Reviewed this property |
There is always something going on. Not sure about the opera however I remember seeing one in July years ago.
Niloofar M
March 18, 2018|
Response from S341QMcharlesw | Reviewed this property |
Usually tickets are not a problem, plan to pick up at the ticket office(next to the opera house) when you arrive....I have found ticket prices are inexpensive compared to USA....
September 20, 2017|
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Response from Mehran h | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can stay in one week in March, along with the use of Yerevan beauty and shows.