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Address: Aurakatu 10, Turku 20100, Finland
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Abo Svenska Teater (the Swedish theatre in Turku), inaugurated in 1839, is...

Abo Svenska Teater (the Swedish theatre in Turku), inaugurated in 1839, is the oldest theatre building in Finland. The theatre is renowned for its high-quality musicals and interesting dramas.

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A great atmosphere, with good music and light!

We hade the oppurtunity to visit and listen to some great music from some local stars! The whole composition was a attribute to Erna Tauro and her great composition to among other... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 October 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We hade the oppurtunity to visit and listen to some great music from some local stars! The whole composition was a attribute to Erna Tauro and her great composition to among other Moomi and other stories and songs written by Tove Janson. She has definitely enriched the musiclife in Finland a lot! The seting where superb and the lighting and... More 

Thank Kaj L
Turku, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

I went to see a play called "Stormskärs Maja" which is about a woman living in rural conditions in the 1800s. The show was touching and also funny, and especially the lead singer (Maja's role) had an incredibly beautiful voice. The interiors of the theater are beautiful and the majestic charm of this place makes the night particularly special. Would... More 

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Pietarsaari, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

Åbo Svenska Teater is really an old charming theatre in the center of Turku. This time I saw the musical stage-setting version of Stormskärs Maja. I have seen many versions of this play, but this is something special; playful and moving. Åbo Svenska Teater is a Finland-Swedish theatre in the city of Turku in Finland and the oldest theatre in... More 

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Turku, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

Right on the market square,building with history...buy tickets in advance,they go fast because the price is right.

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Turku, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

Centrally located and easy to find theater in historical building with old time charm and harmony in surroundings, high level theater plays. They also have a full bar with live music and shows for smaller audiences occasionally.

Thank SakiJR
Turku, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2014

Åbo Svenska Teater is the oldest theater in Finland, celebrating its 175 years of performance in 2014. I had the opportunity to see musical "the Last 5 years". I enjoyed the evening, altouhg the musical was not anything special. Nothing to remember. The building itself is very beautiful, in connection to a shopping mall.

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Abosvenskateater, försäljningssekreterare at Abo Svenska Teater, responded to this review

Thank you ever so much for your kind feed back. We are very happy you enjoyed your evening in our theatre. Welcome back! More 

Mission Viejo, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2014

We saw this play at the IL SISTINA theatre in Florence Italy, It was the most amazing show with Ted Neeley playing Jesus. It was in English so was great for us to follow and the singing could not have been better. We did a Sunday Matinee, the price was high but was well worth the 54.00 Euro's per seat

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Oulu, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2014

I went to see Jesus Christ Superstar here. The atmosphere in this old building is charming. The cafe is located in the second floor and you can reserve a table there if you don't like queuing,.

Thank Eidu
Turku, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2014

Even if you do not speak Swedish, it is worth going there as during a ballet for instance or dance performance. The main hall is modest by its size but as nice as nice as many other European operas. The ceiling and golden decorations are gorgeous. During the intermission, you will be able to enjoy a drink at the magnificient... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2014

Have now seen Jesus Christ Superstar and their previous production of Les Miserables. Both were really great productions, sung in Swedish but made very accessible. I had a ton of fun. Well worth a visit.

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