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Mongolian State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet

Ghengis Kahn Square, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
+976 7011 0389
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Beautiful

I have visited more than once. The building, staging, seating and ambience are all excellent. I... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2018
_joe_johnstone86
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London, United Kingdom
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unfortunately our timing did not allow us to see a performance BUT we were given a tour of the... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
charlotte832
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

I have visited more than once. The building, staging, seating and ambience are all excellent. I would highly recommend seeing a performance here.

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

unfortunately our timing did not allow us to see a performance BUT we were given a tour of the building by the manager, Oogii. When we first knocked on the door rehearsals were in progress, she invited us to return later that afternoon. She then...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

We had ventured into the building only because our guide let us and we were ahead of schedule. From a distance the building is nice and from close up it is remarkable. We hoped to purchase some tickets but there wasn’t an event the week...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

Last weekend Mongolian State Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet opened their 55th season with Opera AIDA by Verdi. It was great performance and nice place to visit. In our country tickets are not that expensive but skills of the actor and actress are very...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

I visited the place to attend a performance by the National Dance Academy, which included everything from flokloric dances and music to a modern day orchestra. The place is well kept for its antiquity, althoug some parts of the structure seem invaded by modern theater...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2017

We went to the Mongolian Grand Theater of National Art for a performance of the Mongolian National Song and Dance Ensemble. This was a unique, colorful performance. The theater was full of red velvet, red velvet seats and red velvet banisters. The curtain on the...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2016

I was able to spend very little money to purchase a prime seat for the ballet Giselle. I was stunned that there was a live orchestra in the pit. I am really glad I got to see the interior while watching an excellent performance. This...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

I had read this was a great show, but cultural shows are not usually my thing...don't get me started on the Balinese gamelan! But this one is excellent. Varied, colourful, fast paced...and not too long. Throat singing was amazing and the costumes - wow! Full...More

Thank Heidi M
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Reviewed 20 August 2016

We went there this evening and the show was excellent. The music and the dancing were excellent. The orchestra was a definite surprise of over 50 people playing Mongolian instruments in a classical setting.

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Reviewed 4 August 2016

Theater houses performances from cultural to performing arts. If your timing is right, do attempt to attend the Mongolian Cultural Performances where the legendary Throat Signing is performed coupled with the various folk dances from the many Mongolian Tribes. It is also a joy to...More

1  Thank Robert W
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