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Bolshoi Theatre

Teatralny dr., 1, Moscow 109012, Russia
095/292-0050
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3-Course Traditional Russian Lunch with Russian Vodka Shot and Classical Ballet...
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The Bolshoi Theatre - Symbol of 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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“front row” (21 reviews)
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Teatralny dr., 1, Moscow 109012, Russia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Blown away by the majestic theatre and people dressed to the nines. This is a cultural experience to be done once in your lifetime Not cheap but then you don’t do this everyday ! Our show was three acts and they have 20 minute breaks...More

Thank Russell V
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the show and performace for ballet flames of paris, , it was amazing first time experience, a must visit.

Thank salmatravel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was my birthday present and we had to book months in advance, but it was so worth it. The staff is very nice, prices are reasonable and the location is just out of this world. Breathtaking ballett an outstanding experience! I will remember this...More

Thank Marc E
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been extremely fortunate to have visited the Bolshoi on a few occasions. In 2013 I attended a tribute to Marina Kondratieva - my first visit. It was beautiful, moving - almost spiritual. The building itself had just undergone billions of roubles in refurbishment...More

Thank alan o
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spartacus at the Bolshoi Thearter is simply a must for all thearter goers. From the gilded ornate architecture to the Chrystal glass chandeliers and red velvet seating it's a visual spectacular. I've been to several theaters in Moscow now and none come close to the...More

Thank Mike R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have nothing but wonderful things to say. Even if your not a ballet buff you will still love the tour of this grand theatre. We did the English tour and our guide was truly lovely and very informative. The Bolshoi was literally the highlight of...More

Thank Rhonda M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The gilded and sparkling interior of the Bolshoi Theatre is a must. To attend the Ballet was incredible and to watch the hoi polloi in their fancy dress and among their peers air kissing in their finery ... fabulous! Do get a balcony front row;...More

Thank Lynda R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It has been always the highest pleasure to visit over and over again the temple of the art... breathtaking performances...

Thank Dogan G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To get a ticket to go there and see a ballet or opera is easy but expensive.You can try on line on the theater web site , operas are normally less expensive. If you are willing to "risk" check their web site 24-48 hrs before,...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Ideal for a perfect date (if you are a couple) or a family night-out (if you are settled down), the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia can offer you a spectacular experience, which can be compared to La Scala or other similar theatres across the globe.

Thank Alex P
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QuixoticTravels
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
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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
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fromUSA09
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.
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