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Address: Uljarska 1, Rijeka 51000, Croatia
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Built in 1885 as a city theatre according to the design of the specialized...

Built in 1885 as a city theatre according to the design of the specialized Vienna Helmer and Fellner workshop, which designed similar buildings throughout the Austro-Hungary of the time. Matsch, Kauffungen and Fritsch, and the Klimt brothers, permanent associates of the workshop, were charged with equipping the theatre, contributing to the pronounced central European atmosphere of the town. The exterior is adorned by figurative compositions of Music and Drama by Venetian sculptor Benvenutti. The opening of the theatre was marked by a performance of Verdi's Aida.

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I dot't want to review or write about the program... but if u are in RIjeka, try not to miss it. Same architect for this one, Zagreb... and Vienna!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I dot't want to review or write about the program... but if u are in RIjeka, try not to miss it. Same architect for this one, Zagreb... and Vienna!

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

This would be a great place to see an Opera (I think) though I wasn't there long enough to arrange it. The ediface reaks of history.

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

It reminds me Slovak national theatre in Bratislava and one in Košice. Theatre is situated in small park with smal fountain in front of the building. It is very nice place (with pokestop or what is it)

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

So, each time I visit Rijeka, i make sure I go and see ballet they have currently, but not only that. I'm not sure how know fact is that this building built under Austria's influence (during Vienna's most successful art period in late 1800's). Theater's building was inaugurated in 1885. was first building that had electrical lightning in Rijeka and... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

CNT Zajc in Rijeka has very different repeoire- excellent Opera, very good Ballet and very interesting Drama. They make performances for adults and children, for Croatian and Italian spectators equivalent. They try to be different and I think they sucseed.

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Rijeka, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016

Beautiful building, inside and outside, facing the nice mini park with fountain and monument of famous compositor Ivan Zajc. Located just a step away from the market place. Don't miss the excellent performances.

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Rijeka, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

The theatre was opened in 1885, designed by Herman Helmer and Ferdinand Fellner, Austrian architects who are the authors of 53 theatre houses all over Europe. It is similar to the ten years younger theatre house in Zagreb, but slightly smaller. The first theatre in Rijeka was built in 1765, followed by a new house (Adamić Theatre) which was opened... More 

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Ribnica, Slovenia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

The theatre is amazing and it has also amazing theatre performances. I can say i will never forget Jalta Jalta, it was my favourite play.

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Debrecen, Hungary
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

This is a nice theatre in the city center, next to the marketplace. Hungarian architects made the plans of this building.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

Beautifull reminder on the croatian rich hystory. You can walk trough it's park and relax or if you have time see one of the great plays.

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