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Croatian National Theater

Trg G.Bulata 1, Split 21000, Croatia
+385 21 344 999
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The theater building was built in 1893, and since 1940, HNK Split has been operating as an institution. With opera, drama and ballet ensembles, the Croatian National Theater Split prepares and performs music-stage and dramatic programs of contemporary works, works of national and international music-scene and drama heritage.
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Trg G.Bulata 1, Split 21000, Croatia
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

The Croatian National Opera (or HNK in Croatian) is located in the centre of Split at the end of Marmontov. The Opera House, built in 1891 and refurbished in 1979, is a classic small opera theatre with four layers of boxes and seats, all ornately...More

Thank poppybill
Reviewed 21 October 2017

this was closed when we went there, but I have to mention that the building was fantastic. The architecture is splendid

Thank ZeebruggeExplorer
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Seeing other reviewers complaining about venues/ performance times moving at short notice makes me realise that my experience was not isolated. I don't think it's respectful to either paying public or musicians to have grumpy, frustrated audience members walk in during a vocal/piano recital because...More

1  Thank emw222017
Reviewed 17 July 2017

They moved production from the oceanside M. gallery, to the theater were we had bought our tickets, production had live orchestra, set was modular, and nice costumes. Opera production company travels and set and design reflected the different houses that they play at, this opera...More

Thank Pepperjackm
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We saw this building on 14 Nov. Managed to take a peek inside. Didn't have a chance to watch a performance in this theatre, hope to return one day to watch at least one performance.

Thank Jedai79
Reviewed 24 July 2016

I've had so much fun and people were so kind,friendly....l'll come again in Croatia,Split and to the islands

Thank ines741741741
Reviewed 8 July 2016

We went to see a local cabaree show. Though obviously we did not understand a word it was a great experience. Very vivid and eventful show. We were seated at the back stage and actors were performing on stage and where normally guests are seated....More

Thank 697anniinav
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Beautiful building and interior, bright yello from the outside, you cannot miss it! Split people love their history and passionate to share it, love this city!

Thank Travelling_LindaG
Reviewed 21 May 2016

We came across the national theatre in Split and there was a performance of A Street Car Named Desire ballet. Tickets were 30 kuna - just over £3 each. Absolutely stunning performance. So if you go to Split and want a night out with a...More

Thank Swiftshore
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

I did not get to visit inside. There was a play on tonight and it was in Croatian. Would have loved to attend if it was something other than a play.

Thank mmyl201
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