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National Opera House of Ukraine

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Address: Volodymyrska 50, Kiev, Ukraine
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I don't know where else in the world one can see a national opera company for $12. It was a great cultural evening. I'd see anything there, simply for the experience. Ushers... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don't know where else in the world one can see a national opera company for $12. It was a great cultural evening. I'd see anything there, simply for the experience. Ushers spoke English and helped me with reading the ticket. Bring cash for programs, they are not included in the ticket price.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We planned to visit the opera and bought tickets in advance: front of the balcony on the right. Places are tight for tall people like us, we were lucky that the balcony was not full. A shame though, as the opera was very impressive; the artists deserved a full hall. We were very impressed by the decor and the talent... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I heard that it is supposed to be good, but this was breathtaking. I watched Karmen suite and Sheherezade from the first row, balcony (tickets bought a month ahead, 1000 grivni each). Although it was hot outside, the opera was airconditioned . The ballet was more than I ever expected: choreography and dancing. Wow!!

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Nice and cheap way to relax watching some ballet. Ticket in row 4 cost only 8 euro show was good and artists did a good job expressing the emotions the theater was well run people visiting were well mannered and dressed as well as possible for the occasion. Had a good time

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Helena, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful building it is well maintained and the seats are comfortable. Tickets can be purchased online the first of the month before the month you want. Easy way to get the front row seat!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

A beautiful opera house and a great place to experience. The ballet Swan Lake was wonderful to experience and the place was packed. I would recommend looking for performances ahead of time and buying tickets online. I looked a month before my trip and the performance was almost sold out at that time. I had no trouble navigating through the... More 

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Zaporizhzhya, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

A place for fans of classical music and opera. There are no bad performances and bad actors, all at the highest level. The architecture is fascinating, here you can walk for hours to and explore the building.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

Opera is located in the heart of this wonderful city. Its design makes many admire. Beautiful place, comfortable with multiple institutions around. Once visited Kiev, you must to visit this wonderful place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

The opera house is beautifully maintained is elegant beyond my photos. The ballet of Don Quixote was excellent. Even though we got last minute tickets in the upper tier balcony it was perfect. Don't miss a night hear whatever is playing you will enjoy it. Of course I have a Ukrainian friend and was her guest so it made it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

Beginning december 2015 have been 3 evenings in national opera of Kiev for looking operas and ballets ..superb spectacles for few euros !!!..La Dame aux Camelias with a nice seat in Parterre for 10 euros !! Qui dit mieux !!! For the ballet in Brussels or Paris i would have paid 80 euros !!!

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