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.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

National Opera House of Ukraine

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Volodymyrska 50, Kiev, Ukraine
Phone Number:
044-234-03-53
Website
Book In Advance
More Info
US$ 45.00*
and up
Private City Tour of Kiev
More Info
US$ 22.50*
and up
Half-Day Private Sightseeing Tour of Kiev
More Info
US$ 160.00*
and up
Full Day Private City Tour of Kiev

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 315 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 126
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
The first experience

Friends invited us to ballet "Vienna Waltz" by Strauss. Me and my husband admired the performance: music, decorations, atmosphere. If only I could I would have attended all... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2016
Ruslana0212
,
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

315 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 173: English reviews
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
Level Contributor
110 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Friends invited us to ballet "Vienna Waltz" by Strauss. Me and my husband admired the performance: music, decorations, atmosphere. If only I could I would have attended all performances.

Helpful?
Thank Ruslana0212
Guildford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Buying my ticket only 5 days beforehand I had a seat in the centre of the third balcony which was ideal. I came to see a Ukrainian Opera, Natalka Poltavka, but this time it was performed as an operetta. The music was lovely, the singing and orchestra superb and the dialogue between songs had the Ukrainians in the audience in... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jeff1304
Level Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Nice try ld style opera house, good details in the architecture a good see for building enthusiasts. Ballet performance was good, main performance the best very good orchestra.

Helpful?
Thank Knud C
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We booked online for two ballets - 16 euros for the best seats - and were not disappointed. It is a high quality ballet company, only a notch or two below Mariinsky or Bolshoi with some good principals. Took a third evening for an opera (2 euros in the balcony!) which was also a good production, though not as outstanding... More 

Helpful?
Thank stbmcp
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
39 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We saw two ballets and were not disappointed. The company , especially in Giselle was on top form. One of the best performances we have seen.

Helpful?
Thank pravin v
Even Yehuda, Israel
Level Contributor
73 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

During the month of september we visited the city of kiev , we decided first to see a ballet show , we bought the tickets in the morning , for two performances! An opera Carmen , and a ballet show! It cost us around 10$ each show, the best seats in the theatre . The place was nice , old... More 

Helpful?
Thank יוסי מ
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
468 reviews
335 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Beautiful Opera house. Very comparable to the ones in Lviv and Odessa. The architecture is very nice.

Helpful?
1 Thank MadeByVR
Level Contributor
92 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

I don't know where else in the world one can see a national opera company for $12. It was a great cultural evening. I'd see anything there, simply for the experience. Ushers spoke English and helped me with reading the ticket. Bring cash for programs, they are not included in the ticket price.

Helpful?
Thank Patti J
Level Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We planned to visit the opera and bought tickets in advance: front of the balcony on the right. Places are tight for tall people like us, we were lucky that the balcony was not full. A shame though, as the opera was very impressive; the artists deserved a full hall. We were very impressed by the decor and the talent... More 

Helpful?
5 Thank Lisanne V
Zagreb, Croatia
Level Contributor
42 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

I heard that it is supposed to be good, but this was breathtaking. I watched Karmen suite and Sheherezade from the first row, balcony (tickets bought a month ahead, 1000 grivni each). Although it was hot outside, the opera was airconditioned . The ballet was more than I ever expected: choreography and dancing. Wow!!

Helpful?
1 Thank 150luxury

Travellers who viewed National Opera House of Ukraine also viewed

 

Been to National Opera House of Ukraine? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

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

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of National Opera House of Ukraine and other visitors
4 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (4)

Questions? Get answers from National Opera House of Ukraine staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?