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Bolshoi Theatre

Teatralny dr., 1, Moscow 109012, Russia
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The oldest theater in Moscow, rebuilt following a fire and later a hurricane, is magnificent both inside and out, and its resident opera and ballet troupes rate among the finest in the world.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Teatralny dr., 1, Moscow 109012, Russia
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Reviewed yesterday

I only visited the building from outside. Initially was planned to book for one of the shows, but someone told me that it's a bit boring and unless you like the ballet shows, you should go inside. So I removed it form my schedule and...More

Thank AmerAmiri
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you have the chance, please buy a ticket for any play. Even if you do not understnd a word of what they saying, you will still be amazed about the beauty and atmosphere of this famous Theatre.

Thank Joop V
Reviewed 5 days ago

One of my life long ambitions was to visit the Bolshoi Theatre and on our trip to Moscow this year it was top of my wish list. I didn’t dare hope to see a performance as the tickets are like gold dust and beyond my...More

Thank MicheleSolihull
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're in Europe go to Russia, if you're in Russia go to Moscow, and if you're in Moscow go to see the ballet at the Bolshoi, it is a must!!!

Thank TsarskoyRUS
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had seen the theatre so often on film and television - it was wonderful to attend a performance there. Don't miss the grand rooms on the second level, and have a good look around from the front of the stalls if you can wander...More

Thank crookhamcommon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It takes you back in time and makes you feel like a royalty. Unique experience that can only be found in this historic place. This was definately not my last time there.

Thank Christiana C
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was worth it. The reputation is thoroughly deserved. We did not appreciate having to wait 20 minutes before it started because the participants of some corporate jolly were still enjoying their drinks and canapes.

Thank Max92
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited a ballet show in this beautiful theatre. Nice chairs, separately in a row. Tickets and Champagne are very expansive (ticket 175 euro, glass of champagne 30 euro)

Thank X10Amsterdam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If your luck enough take the trip back stage and be guided by former ballerina's as the take you through the history of one the most historic ballet company's in the world.

Thank MarkGrubb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I saw exterior & wished I could have gone inside & attended ballet there! Exterior is beautiful & very recognizable!

Thank chgreen
Tverskaya can’t be discovered with just a first
glance, the neighborhood is shaped around a long
street populated with well-known shops and brands. But
it’s more than shopping that makes this place
interesting. Take a few steps into the streets running
parallel to the main artery to discover the charm just
behind the mighty Stalinist style architecture. Comfy
European pedestrian streets Bolshaya Dmitrovka or
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18 May 2017|
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Response from Eman101010 | Reviewed this property |
That's correct, and you have to get the ticket on the day. No tours on public holidays.
5 March 2017|
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Response from flare31 | Reviewed this property |
I think you should be able to collect the coats within 15minutes, no serious delays should be expected as far as I remember.
18 February 2017|
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Response from Rick S | Reviewed this property |
At the age of 5 (FIVE) your children have the right to attend Bolshoi Theatre MATINEE (morning) performances, but they must have a ticket of their own. From the age of 10 (TEN), children can attend EVENING performances but... More