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National Opera House of Ukraine

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Address: Volodymyrska 50, Kiev, Ukraine
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Elegance Defined

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Tucson
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Maroulas, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My experience was like honest magic..I know ...but I watched a ballet for the first time in my life....and honestly .so moving... looking to come back again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

We have watch "Запорожець за Дунаем" and it was great. Signers were excellent and dancers was outstanding. It is based on traditional Ukrainian music and dances. Lovely costumes and full of joy. If you like to learn about Ukraine past and see good show- this one is for you. We been here before on ballet and opera performances and it... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

i had the chance to see " Figaro's Wedding " ballet at the National Opera House. Great show with beautiful dancers. the staff is nice and really helpful. it is totally worth the price.

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Dorchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

Great performance, in a beautiful building, and for a fraction of the cost you would pay in most capital cities.

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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

If you fan of opera, operetta or ballet, or you just like art, history or, maybe, architecture, it is right place for you to visit!! I love this place and will never give up of going there!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

Cannot understand comments about a building, if you want a building go to Odessa Opera house. If you want superb ballet come to Kiev and get a good seat at an unbelievable price of no more than £9.00 Read some history about the building but of course understand the story line for the Ballet. Nutcracker... cracked it for me!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

The beautiful city has a very beautiful opera house glorious from outside as amazing interiors from past century ago. I visit Turandot 3 act. The stage, custum, the props and the main opera singer, sang amazing beautiful. I was stun when my ears feel the vibrant sound that can hit the whole room such precise when she hit her high... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Saw Romeo and Juliet ballet last week whilst on holiday, as it was less than £10 for pretty good seats for 3 of us (yep all 3 of us) and its a stunning building. Whilst I'm not a theatre/concert person normally, I really enjoyed it. The ballet was pretty good (I think anyway, first ever ballet) but it was the... More 

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