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Odessa National Academic Opera and Ballet Theater

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Address: Chaikovskogo Lane, 1, Odessa 65026, Ukraine
Phone Number: (048) 780 15 09
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$78*
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Must See Opera House in Odessa !!!

Odesa Opera & Ballet Theatre The jewel in Odesa's architectural crown was designed in the 1880s by the architects who also designed the famous Vienna State Opera, namely Ferdinand... read more

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Odesa Opera & Ballet Theatre The jewel in Odesa's architectural crown was designed in the 1880s by the architects who also designed the famous Vienna State Opera, namely Ferdinand Fellner and Herman Helmer. After being closed for several years amid botched reconstruction efforts, the theatre reopened to great fanfare in 2007. You can take a Russian-language tour of the theatre,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Odessa National Academic Opera and Ballet Theater is not only a beautiful building, but it has great spectacles to offer for excellent price! While in Odessa I absolutely wanted to go for an opera, I chose an Ukrainian one (Zaporozhets za Dunayem) and I very much enjoyed this experience. Buy your tickets in advance - there was quite a big... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the symbol of Odessa, There are kind of events at the weekends,like concerts,quarteds etc... Very impressive architectory,you should see this place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here to see Carmen with friends whilst on a business trip to Odessa. This is an absolutely stunning building, both interior and exterior, definitely a MUST SEE if you are in the city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice architecture and interior. If not going for performanse - there are option for inside excursion inside - really need to see this. We attended children ballet - no other option troup is on vacation now - still worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome place. I recommend to go and take a ticket to enjoy a classical music event (ballet, opera,...). The inside of the theatre is amazing, it is surprisingly cared in comparison to other parts of the city. Beautiful, see a photo. But the prize is the acoustic of the theatre, a pleasure for the ears. You must go!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When you go to Odessa you have to go first Opera House..Its awesome and magical..when you saw the inside you are going to a different world..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Building both inside and outside is good example of imperialistic times. Lots of gold, marble and rich decor Watched ballet Swan Lake, the play was fully sold out and theatrical experience was awesome. Would recommend not to just have an opera-tour, but also to watch some opera or ballet there, you will not regret.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

I was in Odessa on a business and through my contacts was lucky enough to have a personal tour with the manager. This is an extremely impressive building. Unfortunately, I was unable to attend a performance.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

The twin of Vienna Opera Theater. Was built by the same architect, so if you have been inside either in Vienna or Odessa then you have been to both. But you must enter inside and enjoy a show in at least one of those "twin theaters" to fully admire the place. Outside the building itself is of course also worth... More 

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