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Odessa National Academic Opera and Ballet Theater

Chaikovskogo Lane, 1, Odessa 65026, Ukraine
+380 (4878) 0 15 09
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Chaikovskogo Lane, 1, Odessa 65026, Ukraine
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Reviewed yesterday

A must-visit attraction. One of the most beautiful opera houses preserved in Europe. I would say one should buy a ticket only to see the interiors. The ticket price is reasonable, it is literally possible to buy a place for 1,5 Euro and one for...More

Thank Julia F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The quality of the singers is a little variable but the location is incredible. Be sure to have a glass of local champagne in the interval

Thank bramblesici
Reviewed 4 days ago

With out a doubt this is one of the really great opera houses in all of Europe. Beautifully restored along with very reasonable prices.

Thank Judgerld
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You must visit this 150+ year old building even if you do not want to watch an opera. Both outside and inside of the house are amazingly designed and very well maintained. We watched two performances of the opera at 10 September 2017 and we...More

Thank Gwahaladur
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really great historical building. But the inside is more impressive. You can feel the history from the walls, balconies even the the smell in side is history. I had also opportunity to watch opera. Wow amazing

Thank Tanju Z
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

During the trip to Odessa I had a great opportunity to spend one evening in Opera House. Building itself looks amazing, a lot of details, well-kept in a neobaroque style. I've seen performance named "Wij", it looked nice with all the costumes and scenes even...More

Thank NiebyOsk
Reviewed 18 August 2017

The pearl of world architecture Odessa Opera House is famous primarily for its architecture, and according to its layout and technical specifications, it is not inferior to the best in Europe . The building of the theater in its time was considered one of the...More

Thank Valeri P
Reviewed 14 August 2017

First time we came here, we saw ballet nspired by Strauss' "Tales of the Vienna Woods". Then we saw "Aida" as the opening of 2017/2018 Opera Season. Both shows were breathtaking - regarding decoration, professional approach and of course - artists. Please remember - thia...More

Thank MartinO0o7
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We bought tickets for an excursion as unfortunately no performace was scheduled during our stay in Odessa. The building is really fancy, I loved it very much.

Thank Doki87
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Bought a couple of tickets to see Madame Butterfly & whilst I am not big into opera, although a great music lover - it was great. The theatre is beautiful & well worth a visit. The cost of the seats was minimal to us, we...More

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20 September 2017|
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Response from kbl797 | Reviewed this property |
I have been to this Opera house many times. they do not offer translation in English. The only translation is from Italian to Ukrainian or Russian.
sarah h
20 June 2016|
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Response from Cesare G | Reviewed this property |
Usually the web site of opera house list shows 1 to 2 months before the take placer. If you show up at the opera house an hour before there are usually people who wanna sell their tickets, or go the the counter [a litle hut... More
28 March 2016|
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Response from LizaAlhourani | Reviewed this property |
11$ is the most expensive ticket unless it's a concert of some famous guest.