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Halls of the Bolshoi Theater

Halls of the Bolshoi Theater

Halls of the Bolshoi Theater

Halls of the Bolshoi Theater

Halls of the Bolshoi Theater

Halls of the Bolshoi Theater

Halls of the Bolshoi Theater

Halls of the Bolshoi Theater

Halls of the Bolshoi Theater

Halls of the Bolshoi Theater

Halls of the Bolshoi Theater

Halls of the Bolshoi Theater

Halls of the Bolshoi Theater

Halls of the Bolshoi Theater

Halls of the Bolshoi Theater

Halls of the Bolshoi Theater

Halls of the Bolshoi Theater

Halls of the Bolshoi Theater

Halls of the Bolshoi Theater

Halls of the Bolshoi Theater

Halls of the Bolshoi Theater

Halls of the Bolshoi Theater

Halls of the Bolshoi Theater

Square near the Bolshoi Theater

Bolshoi Theater of Moscow

Halls of the Bolshoi Theater
Halls of the Bolshoi Theater
Halls of the Bolshoi Theater
Halls of the Bolshoi Theater
Halls of the Bolshoi Theater
Halls of the Bolshoi Theater
Halls of the Bolshoi Theater
Halls of the Bolshoi Theater
Halls of the Bolshoi Theater
Halls of the Bolshoi Theater
Halls of the Bolshoi Theater
Halls of the Bolshoi Theater
Halls of the Bolshoi Theater
Halls of the Bolshoi Theater
Halls of the Bolshoi Theater
Halls of the Bolshoi Theater
Halls of the Bolshoi Theater
Halls of the Bolshoi Theater
Halls of the Bolshoi Theater
Halls of the Bolshoi Theater
Halls of the Bolshoi Theater
Halls of the Bolshoi Theater
Halls of the Bolshoi Theater
Square near the Bolshoi Theater
Bolshoi Theater of Moscow

Bolshoi Theatre Historical Tour E-ticket (Thursday only) (1 hour)

Today you will join the Bolshoi Theatre historical tour - enjoy the unique chance to tour the historic building of the oldest Russian Ballet and Opera theatre - Bolshoi theatre in Moscow.

Marvel at the magnificent facade of the grand Bolshoi Theatre. Enter the main hall and admire a 6–tier auditorium elaborately decorated with crimson and gold embellishments. Receive an insightful introduction to the theatre's turbulent history, hearing of the fires and neglect that threatened to destroy the building forever. The Old building of Bolshoi has been opened on October 20, 1856, due to the coronation of Alexander the 2-nd. For about 6 years it was under reconstruction and is now opened again for the Ballet and Opera lovers from all over the world. The magnificent theatre is well-known by the production of the performances to the classical music of best Russian composers such as - Glinka, Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Prokofiev, Dargomyzhsky, Borodin, Shostakovich. Best Russian operas - "Life for the Tsar", "Boris Godunov", "Prince Igor", "Snowmaiden", some arias from them have been performed by Fedor Shalyapin, Leonid Sobinov and Antonina Nezhdanova themselves. If the time is right, you may even get to see some ballet before the first night! Admire the pristine renovations as you see box seats once reserved for Russian emperors, and visit the Royal Foyer, a resting place for emperors during performance intervals, listen to legends surrounding the incredible acoustics. 


Please let us know if you wish to visit Bolshoi Theatre same day or another day, we will advise you on the schedule and cost.

Type: Small Group Tours
Duration: 1 hour
Departure time: 11:30 AM

Important info

Price includes
  • Bolshoi Theatre Historic Buildings tour e-ticket (small join-in group in English)
Not included
  • Guide / Transport services
  • Theatre tickets
Additional info
  • Please make sure to check your email. We will provide you with your e-tickets post-booking.
  • Minimum age is 14 years
  • A dress code is required to enter places of ballet theatres- no shorts or t-shorts
  • Seeing the rehearsals is not guaranteed, as the theatre reserves the right to change the schedule without notifications
  • Tickets for the evening performance are not included, but can be requested
Departure and Return
Departure point: Theatre Square, 1 (Bolshoi Theatre)
Departure time: 11:30 (please come at least 10 min. in advance)
Return details: tour concludes at the theatre

Sights included in program

The Bolshoi Theatre is a symbol of Russia for all time. It is one of the leading ballet and opera companies in the world. It was awarded this honor due to the major contribution it made to the history of the Russian performing arts. This history is on-going and today Bolshoi Theatre artists continue to contribute to it many bright pages. The Bolshoi building, which for many years now has been regarded as one of Moscow's main sights, was opened on... Read more
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1 person - US$ 45 (US$ 45 per person)
2 person - US$ 90 (US$ 45 per person)
3 person - US$ 135 (US$ 45 per person)
4 person - US$ 180 (US$ 45 per person)
5 person - US$ 225 (US$ 45 per person)
6 person - US$ 270 (US$ 45 per person)
7 person - US$ 315 (US$ 45 per person)
8 person - US$ 360 (US$ 45 per person)
9 person - US$ 405 (US$ 45 per person)
10 person - US$ 450 (US$ 45 per person)
Price for persons: 1 - 10

Our flexible payment options allow you to pay 20% of a deposit first and the remaining 80% in 14 days prior to your tour date - payment can be done both online or over the phone. This gives you the peace of mind knowing your spaces are booked on the tours and that you do not miss out on making the most of your time in Russia.

Also you get the best, top-rated and most experienced and knowledgeable hand-picked tour guide appointed on a priority basis.
In our experience, exceptional travel experiences are almost always delivered by exceptional people. With that in mind, we utilize a comprehensive approach to select and employ the best tour guides only. Multilingual and well travelled, each possesses deep insight into the diverse attractions and cultural patterns throughout the region. With us guides undergo a rigorous selection process, achieving outstanding knowledge of local culture and language. Rest assured that the best tour guides only will be working on the tours to give you excellent opportunity to explore the best of the sights during both short and long-term stay in Russia.

Once you complete your reservation, we will send you a booking confirmation email. As the day of the tour approaches, our logistics team will provide you with all relevant information for your tour.

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