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Beautiful building near the water and park

The building is a main icon f the town of Rijeka. It s close to the water, the outdoor markets, and... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
2mchfn
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Monterey, California
Nice building

One of few buildings which stayed after earthquake. The baroque style. Neighborhood helps to rest... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
magdalenaw736
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Krakow, Poland
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Built in 1885 as a city theatre according to the design of the specialized Vienna Helmer and Fellner workshop, which designed similar buildings throughout the Austro-Hungary of the time. Matsch, Kauffungen and Fritsch, and the Klimt brothers...more
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Reviewed 2 August 2018

The building is a main icon f the town of Rijeka. It s close to the water, the outdoor markets, and a nice little park.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

One of few buildings which stayed after earthquake. The baroque style. Neighborhood helps to rest in a shadow and looking at the building. Kids can sit on a ground eat sth and play. Very close to city center and sea.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank magdalenaw736
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I haven't seen the Theatre from inside but it is located close to Korzo, I mean, everything in Rijeka is close to each other. There is like a small square in front of it with benches to sit in. Some statues, flowers, you can take...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Beatriz M
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Try to get inside! That's where it's at! Yes, the outside is beautiful and worth a gander but if there's an event going on of any kind do what you can to go. It is so very worth it. I got lucky and found a...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Nice looking architecture. Nice spot for taking photos. Must seen in Rijeka. If you go to see Rijeka, go in this theatre.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

nice building but it need some alterations......the program is so-so, more suitable for some modern theater than for official theater, the last few general managers did so bad work especially oliver frljić who put in the program all his frustrations and he became typical web...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Karlo H
Reviewed 20 November 2016

I dot't want to review or write about the program... but if u are in RIjeka, try not to miss it. Same architect for this one, Zagreb... and Vienna!

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank NataSharPei
Reviewed 15 October 2016

This would be a great place to see an Opera (I think) though I wasn't there long enough to arrange it. The ediface reaks of history.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Warner L
Reviewed 16 August 2016

It reminds me Slovak national theatre in Bratislava and one in Košice. Theatre is situated in small park with smal fountain in front of the building. It is very nice place (with pokestop or what is it)

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank KatyStasi
Reviewed 3 April 2016

So, each time I visit Rijeka, i make sure I go and see ballet they have currently, but not only that. I'm not sure how know fact is that this building built under Austria's influence (during Vienna's most successful art period in late 1800's). Theater's...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Marcella J
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