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“Stunning theatre and shows”
Review of Bolshoi Theatre

Bolshoi Theatre
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$68.30*
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Private Tour of the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow
Ranked #9 of 2,398 things to do in Moscow
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Owner description: The oldest theater in Moscow, rebuilt following a fire and later a hurricane, is magnificent both inside and out, and its resident opera and ballet troupes rate among the finest in the world.
Hong Kong, China
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“Stunning theatre and shows”
Reviewed October 22, 2012

It was a dream come true to go to a ballet at the Bolshoi Theatre. The tickets were a little bit expensive but for me it was well worth it.

Visited September 2012
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Burlington, Vermont, United States
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“A Great Experience”
Reviewed October 18, 2012

The Bolshoi was all that I expected it to be. I attended the little performed ballet "The Bright Stream" in the new theater of the Bolshoi (The big house was premiering La Traviata). The new theater is off to the side of the big house, but is beautiful nevertheless. The quality of dance was beyond my expectations. The Bright Stream, a comedic ballet about a collective farm with music by Shostakovich, was brilliantly danced by a massive troupe (at one time there were more than 75 dancers on the stage. The principles were fantastic. The Bolshoi is well worth the cost and trouble to get a ticket.

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Moscow, Russia
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“Great experience”
Reviewed October 18, 2012

Visiting The Bolshoy theatre should be on the list of things you must do in your life. It embraces the flamboyant Russian Imperial Style with the perfect play of actors. Every tiny detail creates a unique atmosphere, which makes your experience unforgettable

Visited May 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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“Bolshoi”
Reviewed October 15, 2012

Bolshoi: I was fortunate enough to see Swan Lake at the Bolshoi and it was an experience I'll not forget. The theatre is beautiful and classic and the ballerina's are the best in the world. Worth a visit!

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London, United Kingdom
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“Swan Lake”
Reviewed October 15, 2012

Excellent! The Bolshoi Theatre is a must for anyone visiting Moscow and interested in culture. The ballet is wonderful and the Russian dancers are perfection at it's best. Get a native to buy your ticket, if possible, and save some money!

Visited May 2012
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