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National Opera House of Ukraine

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Address: Volodymyrska 50, Kiev, Ukraine
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US$ 45.00*
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Private City Tour of Kiev
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US$ 22.50*
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US$ 160.00*
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Building is gorgeous; performances better; prices unbeatable

Where else can you get top seats for world-class ballet and high-quality opera for no more than $25 per ticket? The renovated opera house in Kiev has performances of either opera... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 July 2013
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2013

Where else can you get top seats for world-class ballet and high-quality opera for no more than $25 per ticket? The renovated opera house in Kiev has performances of either opera or ballet almost every night, so there is no excuse not to go. The ballet tends to be of the traditional Russian school (think Bolshoi or Kirov) so it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2013

We went to see the Giselle ballet and were quite impressed with the quality of dancers. Giselle was stunning and especially talented. We bought tickets 30 minutes before the performance and were in the balcony. Each of our tickets cost $5 (40UAH) and we had a very good view of the stage and performers. I would recommend buying the program... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2013

excellent, 100% you must visit the National Opera, I saw the ballet Don Quijote, this is one of the best ballet performance of the entire world

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Burnham UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2013

Classic opera house, very grand and seats as cheap as 2 GBP if you really want to sit at the back. Ballet or Opera almost every night. Watch out for the expensive drinks though, not priced like the seats.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2013

Step back into the end of the 19th century and enjoy the splendours of this magnificent building hosting great cultural evenings of the ballet, opera, and performing arts. Be amazed how many young go there compared to the western equivalent and enjoy the experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2013

I can't be bothered writing on this. If you like opera, ballet and classical music, just go. You won't be dissapointed.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2013

This is an impressive place. I saw a ballet play. The seats and acustic were great. It is amzing how cheap it is!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2013

if you have the chance, book a ticket and go inside, Tickets can be bought directly at the theatre or at any TEATRALNA KASSA that you will find in Kiev. Interiors are luxurious, although sometimes flashy..Generally speaking the programme is nice, sometimes with foreign artists and has affordable costs compared to Western standards. No need to dress up fior the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2013

We had great night at a Ukrainian opera. We enjoyed the building and the opera. The first half was a little slow but the second half was fun with dancing and great costumes.It is also very afforable. Our front row seats were less than $25

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2013

Attended Verdi’s “A Masked Ball” and was impressed by the singers, musicians and the lovely opera house itself. Tickets are extremely inexpensive for an opera of such a top quality, so there is nothing stopping you from attending more than once.

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