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Alexander Theater (Aleksanterin Teatteri)

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A grand old theatre

The theatre is undergoing a major renovation. However, its grandeur is no less apparent. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CATTSAR
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Provincetown, Massachusetts
Grand Theatre, named for the Czar

This gorgeous theatre was sanctioned by Czar Alexander II and when completed was named after him in... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
permia
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Ireland
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“A grand old theatre”
14 Nov 2017
“My favourite theater”
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The theatre is undergoing a major renovation. However, its grandeur is no less apparent. The theatre is not easy to access and it was only a stroke of good luck and the kindness of the young lady at the ticket window that I received a...More

Thank CATTSAR
Reviewed 14 November 2017

My most frequently visited theater by far due to the beautiful building which is in need of upgrade. The plays are small and they run for a limited time. The bar is excellent, book a table when you have your tickets. Nice pastries.

Thank Sebastian K
Reviewed 1 November 2017

This gorgeous theatre was sanctioned by Czar Alexander II and when completed was named after him in 1890. From 1918 until 1993 it was the home of the Finnish National Opera and Ballet. When they moved to their grand modernist building off Mannerheimintie it reverted...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

This old building used to be the home for the Finnish national Ballet and Opera. There was a reason why a new building was built for them. While the building is great to go and see, it is simply outdated for having modern performances. For...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

This building is former Finnish National Opera. Now it has dance and theatre performances. It is very beautiful inside. Red velvet and gold. It is originally built for the emperor of Russia. But the building is in bad condition and needs total renovation.

Thank AriHelsinki
Reviewed 6 July 2012

Beautiful old building, full of atmosphere and history.

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Reviewed 7 February 2012

Much more beatiful than the modern National Opera house, but far too small for major performances. Actually I do not know what is done inside there nowadays.

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