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Bolshoi Theatre

Teatralny dr., 1, Moscow 109012, Russia
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The oldest theater in Moscow, rebuilt following a fire and later a hurricane, is magnificent both inside and out, and its resident opera and ballet troupes rate among the finest in the world.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Teatralny dr., 1, Moscow 109012, Russia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Not being a fan of ballet we decided just to visit the theatre for a look around. We went to Thursday and was told it was closed and open the next day at 11. We returned the next day and was told we could not...More

Thank jomuckle66
Reviewed 6 days ago

I attended a wonderful performance of Manon Lescaut in January this year. Everything was perfect! The theatre is charismatic and elegant, the set was interesting and the cast were exemplary. The two leads gave an outstanding performance in a marvellous production. All in all, a...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 1 week ago

compares favorably with La Scala in Milan. We had a private box. can hear actors very easily. Impressive design and architecture.

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the moment you walk in, until the last step out, everything about the Bolshoi is stunning. We had seats for the 2nd balcony, row three, seat 5 and 6. We were almost as close to the center as possible and lucky enough to not...More

Thank QuixoticTravels
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Bolshoi Theatre must be in your top 10 things to do in Moscow if you like ballet or dance in general. I advise you to check on their website what is on and book in advance because the famous shows get full easily and...More

Thank Steeve P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and the wife went to the absolutely visually beautiful and stunning Bolshoi Theatre, one of the world's greatest and finest theatres. From the outside the building is impressive, but it's once you are inside when it's beauty can really be in full awe and...More

1  Thank 811michael
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For us it was just one down to go to moscow without visiting the Bolshoi was impossible however we didn’t like the opera offered on that day at all.

Thank rashaaburish
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tickets to the new theatre to see Bolshoi Dancing Romeo and Juliet. Spectacular. Next day tour of the old theatre. So worth it. Lovely lady showed us all around this stunning building. Very knowledgeable in showing us around. A fantastic experience and happy memory.

1  Thank Wendy A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are a fan of ballet you must go watch a performance by the Bolshoi Ballet on the Old (historic) stage, it's one of my greatest memories, it's expensive bit unforgettable

1  Thank Zandalee E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I got the last 2 tickets to La Traviata at the Bolshoi before leaving home. We couldn't sit together but we got to experience 2 different parts of the theatre, both excellent seats for $130 AU each. Book well in advance. The soprano was magnificent....More

2  Thank flickfish
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24 January 2018|
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Response from 2travelsoon | Reviewed this property |
I am not familiar with this site, but our names were not printed on our tickets either bought from another sight and we had no difficulty being admitted
Kelli B
8 September 2017|
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Response from marieandpat | Reviewed this property |
When we were there last month for the ballet, there was no standing room tickets. You had to buy a seat. We dealt directly with the Bolshoi online. Be careful, the theatre is really a horseshoe shaped theatre with the... More
18 May 2017|
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Response from Eman101010 | Reviewed this property |
That's correct, and you have to get the ticket on the day. No tours on public holidays.