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Yekaterinburg State Academical Opera and Ballet Theatre

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Address: Lenina Ave., 46A | Metro Pervomayskaya, Yekaterinburg 620075, Russia
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Best Opera in My life

I've been to this opera theatre for a few times, and I should say that it is much greater than some Moscow theatres. The first thing I liked was the price. The first row of... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2013
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Moscow, Russia
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Moscow, Russia
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Reviewed 28 May 2013

I've been to this opera theatre for a few times, and I should say that it is much greater than some Moscow theatres. The first thing I liked was the price. The first row of stalls costs 750 roubles or 1100 if it is the first night performance (in Moscow you would pay this money to seat quite far from... More 

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Reviewed 12 April 2013

Not worth visiting though the prices are extremely low. However if you want a true glimps at what has remained of the communist days this is a good choice. Mandatory and very unfriendly coat check, drinks served at room temperature, bottles served unopened, a ballet performance which was almost laughable.

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Reviewed 29 October 2012

It was closed mid day when I was there. I'm not sure it's open for general viewing, so if you want to see the interior, better find out whether you can get in before going. Here's a picture of the exterior.

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Reviewed 20 January 2012

Glamorous old opera house from tsarist times. It was very easy to book the tickets online in advance (pre-paid by credit card), incredibly cheap for Western European opera standards. Pick up of tickets on the day of the performance without any problems. Great seats, good drinks and snacks selection. Translation screens only in Russian, unfortunately (I saw Nozze di Figaro,... More 

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