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National Opera and Ballet Theatre of Belarus

Parizhskoy Komunny 1, Minsk 220029, Belarus
+375 17 289-54-93
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Amazing experience, excellent ballet, but avoid the Nutcracker

It is well worth to plan your visit to Minsk in order to catch one of the ballet performances... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Anastasia P
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London, United Kingdom
Buying tickets in advance from the USA

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Reviewed 1 week ago
SterlingGuy
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Escondido, California
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  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“swan lake” (6 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Parizhskoy Komunny 1, Minsk 220029, Belarus
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+375 17 289-54-93
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It is well worth to plan your visit to Minsk in order to catch one of the ballet performances (typically Wednesday, Friday and Sunday). All the classical repertoire is fantastic. You safely in for an enjoyable evening with Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Les Corsair, Romeo...More

Thank Anastasia P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just in case you are thinking of buying a ticket to a show in advance via their website and you have a USA or Canadian credit card, be aware that their ticketing system may reject your card. After having two cards rejected by their website...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

I have the chance to be in a presentation of the Pucci i’s opera Turandot! It was amassing! Some moments there were approach 130 actors on the stage!! It was unforgettable! The building is great! Before the presentation, in the sunny afternoon, the philharmonic orquestra...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely classical opera house well situated in a beautiful park. Well worth a trip to the ballet. Service in the bars isn’t fast.

Thank Jeremy S
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Is a grandiose building located in a beautiful surrounding, outside a sculpture of a ballet dancers. The main entrance is beautifully designed, however, snow still lies everywhere.

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

The National Opera and Ballet Theatre of Belarus is in downtown Minsk. It's a round, white, wonderful building inside a park. If offers, at convenient prices, a very interesting program of music concerts, operas, ballets. Strongly recommended. Apparently it's also possible to visit it (guided...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Have been to this place a few times now and they keep it in pristine condition. They have recently re done the external gardens and paint. The place is just a master piece of architecture inside and out. It is welcoming and one of the...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

The stucture is very nice and the park around it add also more charm to the structure. In the park there are a lot of nice sculptures. I saw also an opera ans so had the possibility to see the interior which is very well...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

We booked to see Esmeralda last minute upon arrival in Minsk. Only the cheap seats were available which were very cheap indeed. $4 each. The view was somewhat to be desired as we could only see half of the stage but for the price we...More

Thank Flybyboeing
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

Going to this theatre was a pretty amazing experience! You will not find Belarusian wearing sweater and jeans. Wear your suit and respect the tradition. The theatre is really well decorated with marble floors and gold-finished stucco. The price is really cheap for Europeans and...More

Thank Martino F
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Hi Stephen, Depends on what you mean by the dress-code. No tails or diamonds needed; But shorts and sneakers, or jeans and Dr.Martens boots will make you feel really uncomfortable - you don't wear those when you go to the... More
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Wrote a review on Minsk Opera - TripAdvisor won't publish it, 'according to their guidelines' Since when they list Opera theatres as retail stores?.. Posted a question in Miscellaneous forum
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Starts a 7 PM, around 25 euros for best seats, casual dress code Check out their website, available in English
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