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Bolshoi Theatre

Teatralny dr., 1, Moscow 109012, Russia
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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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Teatralny dr., 1, Moscow 109012, Russia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We arrived at door 12 in the front of the theatre about 9.45am on a November Monday. The door was locked. There was only one man standing outside. They do not have a designated line for people to queue. There was a notice at the...More

Thank souffle00
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Couldn’t get tickets , but wow what an impressive building . Inspiring , huge and beautiful . Easy to find well lite up at and night . If you can’t get tickets worth looking at none the less .

Thank Goldlittlefishie
Reviewed 1 week ago

The theatre itself is magnificent, both outside and in, and the entire entity engulfs you in a sense of history and elegance. The dancers, from the soloists to the corps dancers were some of the best I have ever seen and the stage, scenes, and...More

Thank gev130
Reviewed 1 week ago

Attended the Romeo & Juliet ballet show this past weekend in the new theater. The dancers were beautiful, and the show kept me captivated for all three hours (three parts, two intermissions). I was struggling to find the dress code before attending, but settled on...More

Thank Mandy7867
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we vost last night. fantastic opera.we see boris opera really good.the only negative was the toilet only one for each bacony. many pwople was waiting to go. bolsoi theatre square incluse 3 theatre. the central theatre has also an other entrace on the left depemce...More

Thank kikidam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not only is the Bolshoi theatre the best of the best when it comes to ballet, it is also a unique and grandiose place, in the middle of Moscow. We enjoyed every second of the performance, and the beautiful building !

Thank ghm11_2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has been one of the best experiences of my life. The ballet was amazing and the theater was gorgeous.

Thank claragil2004
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

if you're planning to go to Moscow- book tix in advance. try to go to a show on the historic stage. it's more expensive but well worth it. don't miss this Russian wonder

Thank ben y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful theater with the best ballet in the world. Stunning performances in this classical setting.

Thank VikiBoyko
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We originally decided we weren't going to a ballet there due to the expense - over £300 for a decent seat each!! however, we soon overcame our yearning and asked Concierge what availability there washes, when in Moscow, one has to go I think. Originally...More

Thank Nanoo2015
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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
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.
5 March 2017|
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Response from flare31 | Reviewed this property |
I think you should be able to collect the coats within 15minutes, no serious delays should be expected as far as I remember.