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Bldg. A ul. Dekabristov 34 | State Academic Mariinskiy Theatre, St. Petersburg 190000, Russia
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Reviewed 24 January 2019

Watch out, folks, what appears to be a sure bet may prove to be a trap. Before you choose your seats, look up the photos and take the virtual tour on the theatre’s site, it helps. I used the interval to climb to the upper...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 9 January 2019 via mobile

A special treat, on our first visit to St Petersburg, to see the Russian ballet and a special production of Sleeping Beauty. Though the seats weren’t cheap the view was excellent (middle stalls row one seats 25/26) and despite seating 2000 it felt very intimate....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Karen A
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Absolutely stunning. I have never wanted to watch ballet but went along with my wife and daughters. Simply stunning performance (Cinderella). Why have I not been before. Walked out at the end and immediately booked to see another ballet. You must see this performance

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cobbydaler1
Reviewed 25 August 2018

I visited performances at the Mariinsky II Theatre many times. It's one of the best stages world wide. Modern and beautiful inside, great accoustics, comfortable seating and venting. Fantastic! A must do for music lovers.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank 3of8
Reviewed 1 May 2018

It is hard to draw a distinction between the performance and the building since each influences the other. We thought that it would be a big omission to visit StP and not attend a performance at one of the Mariinskiy theatres. We decided we would...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank NAJB
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Mariinskiy-2 is a fantastic building with one of the best acoustics in the world! The quality of the performance is simply outstanding. I’ve seen this opera in Covent Garden in London but enjoyed this production even more. Not to mention the price of the tickets....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 265irinaj
Reviewed 17 March 2018

A splendid building--the absolutely stunning, back-lit wall of onyx panels, the superb acoustics, the ultra-modern stage machinery, the lovely smell of wood as you step inside the auditorium, the tasteful furnishings, the lovely crystal lights make it one the most beautiful opera houses in the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank FrederickWentworth
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Idea to go out for an opera came to my mind so late there were not many options to choose from and Adriana Lecouvreur definitely didn't occur to be one of my top favourites. But experience, of course, was excellent. This new Mariinskiy-2 theatre is...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank AnttiP436
Reviewed 20 December 2017

The chance to see the Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker performed by the Mariinsky Ballet in St. Petersburg was too great of an opportunity to pass up. When planning our trip to St. Petersburg, my boyfriend and I saw this would be happening during our time there, so...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank BnMadven
Reviewed 7 December 2017

I had read there were no bad seats in Mariinskiy 2 but I am very sad to report that I found a bad seat and could not enjoy the ballet because I could jot see much of the stage. The first 3 or 4 rows...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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