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National Opera House of Ukraine

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Address: Volodymyrska 50, Kiev, Ukraine
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044-234-03-53
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Ballet at the opera

Nice try ld style opera house, good details in the architecture a good see for building enthusiasts. Ballet performance was good, main performance the best very good orchestra.

Reviewed 25 October 2016
Knud C
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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Nice try ld style opera house, good details in the architecture a good see for building enthusiasts. Ballet performance was good, main performance the best very good orchestra.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

We booked online for two ballets - 16 euros for the best seats - and were not disappointed. It is a high quality ballet company, only a notch or two below Mariinsky or Bolshoi with some good principals. Took a third evening for an opera (2 euros in the balcony!) which was also a good production, though not as outstanding... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

We saw two ballets and were not disappointed. The company , especially in Giselle was on top form. One of the best performances we have seen.

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Even Yehuda, Israel
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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

During the month of september we visited the city of kiev , we decided first to see a ballet show , we bought the tickets in the morning , for two performances! An opera Carmen , and a ballet show! It cost us around 10$ each show, the best seats in the theatre . The place was nice , old... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

Beautiful Opera house. Very comparable to the ones in Lviv and Odessa. The architecture is very nice.

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Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

I don't know where else in the world one can see a national opera company for $12. It was a great cultural evening. I'd see anything there, simply for the experience. Ushers spoke English and helped me with reading the ticket. Bring cash for programs, they are not included in the ticket price.

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Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We planned to visit the opera and bought tickets in advance: front of the balcony on the right. Places are tight for tall people like us, we were lucky that the balcony was not full. A shame though, as the opera was very impressive; the artists deserved a full hall. We were very impressed by the decor and the talent... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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Reviewed 23 June 2016

I heard that it is supposed to be good, but this was breathtaking. I watched Karmen suite and Sheherezade from the first row, balcony (tickets bought a month ahead, 1000 grivni each). Although it was hot outside, the opera was airconditioned . The ballet was more than I ever expected: choreography and dancing. Wow!!

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Athens, Greece
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Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Nice and cheap way to relax watching some ballet. Ticket in row 4 cost only 8 euro show was good and artists did a good job expressing the emotions the theater was well run people visiting were well mannered and dressed as well as possible for the occasion. Had a good time

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Helena, Montana
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Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful building it is well maintained and the seats are comfortable. Tickets can be purchased online the first of the month before the month you want. Easy way to get the front row seat!

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