ODESSA OPERA AND BALLET THEATER PRIVATE TOUR

The Odessa Opera and Ballet Theater private tour — Immerse in one of Europe’s best opera halls. Marvel at the theater’s exterior and interior. Go backstage in a company of your Odessa Walks guide.

The first City Theater in the Russian Empire and the most expensive building in the Old City. The Odessa Opera hall competed for the #1 position in acoustics with La Scala. Tchaikovsky, Chaliapin, Caruso, Pavlova are just some of the big names who performed here.

We’ll start with the Opera Theater exterior tour. Why is it located on this spot? Who paid for its construction? How did it survive Second World War bombings? Immerse in Odessa’s Golden Age and uncover the story of the city’s iconic sight.

Immerse in the enchanting atmosphere and get the theater all to yourself on the interior tour. We’ll walk up the Emperor’s staircase to get the top view on the main hall and marvel at the stunning ceiling. We’ll explore magnificent Bel-Etage and main auditorium. Finally, we’ll go backstage as the theater prepares to open its doors for the evening performance.

We’ll share with you an exciting story of the Opera Hall. What happened with the previous theater? Why does this theater resemble the Vienna City Opera so much? You’ll discover why the French and the English entrances are called so and how people accessed the theater in the past, where the students and the city elite sat, and who performed on stage.

Join our Odessa Opera theater tour to explore this iconic sight!

 

“The tour and ballet at the extraordinary Opera House was excellent and such a great way to say goodbye to Julia and this great city.”

TOUR DURATION

2.5 hrs

TOUR TYPE

Walking tour

SIGHTS INCLUDED INTO THE TOUR

*Opera Theater exterior

*Opera Theater interior

*Backstage

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