We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Most uncomfortable chairs”

Mariinsky Theatre Concert Hall
Book In Advance
More Info
$145.00*
and up
St. Petersburg Shore Excursion: One Day Highlights Tour
More Info
$314.35*
and up
Private Half Day St Petersburg City Tour including visit to the Russian Museum
More Info
$120.00*
and up
River Boat Trip in St. Petersburg
Ranked #47 of 1,808 things to do in St. Petersburg
Certificate of Excellence
Attraction details
Varsity Lakes, Queensland, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Most uncomfortable chairs”
Reviewed June 8, 2012

Must admit I'm not an Opera buff and got very bored. Seating was not to the standard of The Bolschoi in Moscow (obviously we didn't pay a heap for the seating so not a fair comparison).

Visited June 2012
Helpful?
3 Thank Vicki E
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

275 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    211
    44
    10
    7
    3
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Paris, France
Level 6 Contributor
101 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“OK”
Reviewed June 4, 2012

Fine, but not the best, the stage is a bit small, the theatre is nice

Visited June 2012
Helpful?
1 Thank MOI J
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Brussels
Level 5 Contributor
61 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Lovely little concert hall”
Reviewed June 2, 2012

This is a good 10-minute walk from the Mariinsky Theatre itself and not easy to find!! And we had to disturb a full row of people to reach our seats because for some reason the set of doors right next to our seats was closed, but the concert was wonderful and the architecture of the space is great. The orchestra is down in the middle with seats rising up on each side, so the conductor was facing us. Comfy seats but as always in almost any theater I've ever been in, not enough ladies' toilets!

Visited April 2012
Helpful?
1 Thank ClaireinBrussels
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Columbia, Missouri
Level 6 Contributor
383 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 251 helpful votes
“Still the most authentic and best show in town”
Reviewed May 13, 2012

Don't miss it. The theater is historic and virtually every performance is worthwhile and memorable.

Visited February 2012
Helpful?
Thank onepoet
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Dona Paula, Goa, India
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Never be late!”
Reviewed April 18, 2012

We were 5 minutes late (Yes, I know it's criminal) and could not be seated in our original seats. But we stood throughout the 90 minutes of 'Park' and its was mesmerizing. The place, the performance, the atmosphere...everything was chimerical!

Visited June 2011
Helpful?
1 Thank Joynomad
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Mariinsky Theatre Concert Hall also viewed

St. Petersburg, Northwestern District
St. Petersburg, Northwestern District
 
St. Petersburg, Northwestern District
 

Been to Mariinsky Theatre Concert Hall? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing