Private Tour: Exclusive Backstage Tour to The Hermitage Theatre and Ballet or Opera Evening Performance (5 hours) - uVisitRussia
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Private Tour: Exclusive Backstage Tour to The Hermitage Theatre and Ballet or Opera Evening Performance (5 hours)

Have you ever seen the actors' preparation for the performance? Have you ever been to the wardrobe workshop for more than 10000 theatrical costumes? Have you ever used the unique chance to see the theatre life inside? It's now time to do it at the world-famous Hermitage Theater of St.Petersburg! You can be one of many who saw the daily sophisticated work of make-up men, dressers, choreographer and other staff who take care of the theatre preparation each day to show brilliant performance for Ballet and Opera lovers from all over the world! After the excursion - take your seats in the theatre and enjoy the performance, made for your by the best Russian Ballet dancers of Opera singers! Feel yourself a part of this magnificent show, and you will leave a small piece of your heart here to come back again!

The Hermitage Theater, which used to be imperial theatre during more than a century, is now proud to welcome guests all over the world. The Hermitage Theatre is an outstanding architectural monument of the Russian classicism of the 1780 and in one of the best Chamber music theatres in the world. It was originally used as Catherine the Greats personal theatre. The Hermitage Theatre is a part of the Hermitage complex. The Italian master Kvarengui created the marvellous classical green building which is located in one row with The Winter Palace, The Small and the Great Hermitage on the bank of Neva river. The auditorium hall was made with a perfect acoustics, the performance that takes place on the wide stage is perfectly seen from every corner of the hall, so the guests don’t need to use binoculars. The hall looks like the antique amphitheatre with two side stairs and the central one. The benches are covered with red velvet, the walls are decorated with marble semi-columns and statues, and a magnificent bronze lamp appears in the centre of the ceiling.


  • Choice of seating available
  • Excellent value for money
  • Romantic experience, perfect for couples
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
Type: Private Tour
Duration: 5 hours

Important info

Price includes
  • Hotel pick-up
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Professional English-speaking Art Historian Guide during the backstage tour
  • Theater performance ticket 
Not included
  • Food / Drinks (available to purchase at the theatre)
  • DVD and souvenirs (available to purchase)
  • Hotel drop-off
Additional info
  • Minimum age is 6 years
  • A dress code is required to comply with to enter the theater. No shorts or t-shirts allowed.
  • German, French, Italian, Spanish - speaking guide might be available upon request
Departure and Return
  • Departure time: 5 p.m.
  • End of the tour: approximately at 10 p.m. (depending on the time when the theatre performance ends)

Sights included in program

Saint Petersburg : Hermitage Theatre
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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 5% discount and 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.

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