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Ballet Hall Aurora Palace

Pirogovskaya nab d. 5-2, St. Petersburg 194044, Russia
+7 812 907-19-17
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Enjoyable evening at the ballet

On a visit to St Petersburgh we were lucky to be able to book to see Swan Lake. The theatre was a... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
Worcester, United Kingdom
Tourist ripoff

I booked this visit to Swan Lake through our cruise ship excursions. Even though I tried to find... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Wendy S
Auckland, New Zealand
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  • Terrible31%
26 Oct 2017
“Enjoyable evening at the ballet”
3 Oct 2017
“Tourist ripoff”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Pirogovskaya nab d. 5-2, St. Petersburg 194044, Russia
+7 812 907-19-17
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

On a visit to St Petersburgh we were lucky to be able to book to see Swan Lake. The theatre was a little tired and worn. Very disorganised long ques for cloakroom Long ques for toilets as there were only 4 female toilets for the...More

Thank Holidaylover2007
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I booked this visit to Swan Lake through our cruise ship excursions. Even though I tried to find out more about it through our excursion manager I was unable to do so. (First thing wrong) The theatre was tired and depressing, The orchestra was on...More

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Booked an evening at the ballet Swan Lake through our cruise company as we thought a ballet in Russia would be extra special! Really disappointed as only the Jester and the principal lady would have made it on to the stage of any decent ballet...More

1  Thank Ian B
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Simply fantastic. Beautiful concert hall, elegant and charming, and a very good performance of swan lake... Well worth a visit. The orchestra were also very good.

Thank htc 0
Reviewed 17 July 2017

This was my first ballet experience whilst on a cruise. Although not the best ballet company in the world it was a most enjoyable experience in the heart of St Petersburg. wI'll Definately go and see another ballet back home- hooked!

Thank Tracey C
Reviewed 28 June 2017

This was part of a cruise ship excursion and I have a feeling we paid more much than necessary for it. We had good seats 8 rows back and in the centre so we had a great view of everything. Sometimes too much. Was disappointed...More

Thank Magretha
Reviewed 3 November 2016

The building is opposite to the Auroa battle ship. New or renovated entrance and hall. Pleasant seats and wonderful Swans Lake ballet performance. The orchestra is at the same gound level of the first raws and it is better to avoide sitting in the first...More

Thank mendi62
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Hey everyone ! Just wanted to share an experience and warn you all. Myself, and a big group of friends paid 5000rubles each (80 $) for a swan lake performance which was held at the Aurora Theatre Hall which is inside the St. Petersburg hotel...More

1  Thank Cosmina C
Reviewed 25 October 2016

The first show ever, that made me leave half way through... We left the show midway. It was that bad. Performers giggling amongst themselves, main character dancer and more than a few ballerinas are due for some serious diet. The venue's scene is too small...More

2  Thank Summer L
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Visited this venue with a large group to see a performance of Swan Lake. I have seen this ballet performed on two previous occasions in different countries and both were superb. Alas, the performance in the Palace seemed scripted for tourists. Probably no more than...More

1  Thank Dan L
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