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Alexandrinsky Theatre

Ostrovskogo Square, 6, St. Petersburg, Russia
+7 812 312-15-45
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Ostrovskogo Square, 6, St. Petersburg, Russia
+7 812 312-15-45
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Alexandrinsky theatre is situated in Ostrovskogo Square. It is a very impressive building and well worth visiting for a photo opportunity.

Thank hulagirlSurrey
Reviewed 29 December 2017

We saw Swan Lake here as part of our included St Petersburg tours. The theatre is a beautiful example of its type with intricate decorations and plenty of leg room in the stall seats (We cannot comment on the higher levels) The staircase was wide...More

Thank Allan C
Reviewed 7 December 2017

After all of the classical ballet and opera that my boyfriend and I attended in St. Petersburg, we wanted to experience some more contemporary art. The Eifman Ballet was in residence at the Alexandrinsky Theatre while we were visiting, and I was able to get...More

Thank BnMadven
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Saw a marvellous production of Swan Lake here while in St Petersburg - from the cheap seats (only 800 RUB up in the Gods!). The interior is incredibly ornate, and its design maximises viewing from most angles. Try to catch a performance here if you...More

Thank Alex H
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

It seems like a good idea to see ballet when in Russia. However, if you visit at the height of summer your choice will be a performance by what is the ballet equivalent of summer stock; they put together a performance for tourists in this...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

Our experience with the Alexandrinsky Theatre and Swan Lake was positive. We had obtained our tickets through Alla Tours but were the only ones in our tour group to take in this cultural experience so we had our own driver to and from the theatre....More

Thank flashncrash
Reviewed 12 September 2017

I have seen Russian ballets before also but this show of 'the swan lake' here was great. The presentation, the dance and the music was beautiful. Though we did not follow Russian, we were quite able to understand show. The theatre hall is old and...More

Thank kc j
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

The Ballet was excellent. I love the story of swan lake. Very very beautiful and the ballerinas and ballerinos were amazingly graceful.

Thank Dalal M
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Luckily got some return s at last minute. Great production, black swan and jester amazing dancers. Kept my attention all way through. Our seats were very central but choose carefully as many are side view. Seats are mainly chairs or banquette not usual theatre seats....More

Thank Juliet O
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We bought tickets in advance. We asked about dress code as we understood that Russians made a real effort when attending. Some advice suggested going smart to avoid standing out. Our tour guide suggested smart as well. She gave us the impression that gentlemen probably...More

Thank Bill R
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24 July 2017|
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Response from johnboyPeterborough | Reviewed this property |
Hi Yes there is an excellent live orchestra john
Jeanette H
29 March 2017|
Response from Kerryn72 | Reviewed this property |
You can order online....the balconies were 3500 rubble per ticket- there are 4-5 seats per balcony. I was in #13 it was towards the left hand side of the stage. seat 1 and 3 were at the front- I had seat 4 behind seat 2 and... More