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Odessa National Academic Opera and Ballet Theater

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Odessa is the coastal city and port city, and here it is mostly spoken in Russian. The opera house is the first thing that makes this city beautiful. However, since we are there in the winter, I can say that it is very stylish in...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Go to the opera (or as in my case ballet) when you find yourself in Odesa during season! It’s quite the experience. Go for the magnificent building built in a bygone age for and with the resources of an aristocracy that doesn’t exist anymore. Go...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here in 1990 and caught AIDA, complete with elephants on stage - the works! An amazing experience, still warmly remembered all these years later. Get your photo taken at the "Honeymoon" tree, near the entrance to the opera House.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 18 December 2018

our tour guide Mr. Pavlo was both very knowledgeable and obviously had great admiration for the building he was telling us about and the city it was in. I have not yet seen a performance but after this tour I hope to visit Odesa again...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 14 December 2018

I am not an opera or ballet fan, so my enjoyment is limited, but for my friends who were, the night was amazing. They couldn't believe that a performance in one of the most beautiful theaters in Europe (designed by the same architect who did...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 27 November 2018

As part of the Viking Dnieper cruise experience, got to visit theatre when it wasn't open to public. Amazingly architecturally beautiful on inside. Heard a rehearsal ending, & music was wonderful. Lots of walking, to fully understand the magnificent details.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the evening. Without knowing No need to know Russian to enjoy Romeo and Juliet.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

I thought I had booked an opera play, after the first 5 minutes I realized that it was ballet only! I though to myself that I wouldn't make 5 more minutes.. How wrong of me!!!! It was a spectacular event that had me focused for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Fantastic building, great performance of Madame Butterfly. Tickets very reasonably priced. Better value than anything we’ve seen in Vienna

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Bought tickets easily on line in advance. Beautiful theater that replaced the original opera house that burned down. Sat in first row of second tier center box. Great view. Even if you aren't interested in ballet/opera, go to a show here

Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from adibfarid | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for your the delay! No suit jackets! Just sport clothes! Enjoy!!
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Response from Michel V | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Some theaters have a policy about this - if you're too late, no admission until the interval. But in Odessa I've seen people arriving when the performance was already under way. Just be nice to the staff and say you had... More
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Response from Nataliya K | Reviewed this property |
Odessa Opera does not publish a schedule for September yet. Usually, it is for one month. You can check it on their site googling for opera Odessa. They have an English version. There is no need to buy tickets well in... More
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