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The Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow has long been one of the main symbols of Russia. This "Cathedral of Art and Ballet," as some might call it, was built in 1776 by the decree of Catherine the Great, one the most renowned and longest ruling female leaders of Czarist Russia. Since then, the Bolshoi theater had burnt down three times, and had been reconstructed several times, with the last reconstruction being completed in 2011. The theatre building itself is one of the best examples of classical Russian architecture, adorned by Apollo's chariot (The Quadriga on the Bolshoi designed by sculptor Peter Clodt von Jürgensburg) and the Muses of dance and lyric poetry (Terpsichore and Erato.)

Theater - is one of the oldest forms of art.

In 1887, Tchaikovsky conducted the premiere of his opera Cherevichki. And of course, the world famous, and probably the most popular ballet, Swan Lake, premiered on the stage of the Bolshoi Theatre. The Sleeping Beauty, The Nutracker, and many other famous ballets have, over time, become important sources of Russia's cultural prestige. Besides ballet, the Bolshoi theater is also famous for opera, such as Boris Godunov and Giacomo Puccini's La Boheme.

Today, the Bolshoi Theatre is one of Moscow's main tourist attractions. Its iconic facade is even shown on the Russian 100 ruble banknote. Renovated and opened again in 2011, the Bolshoi Theater welcomes its guests with its luxurious interiors and unique acoustics. If you're coming to visit Moscow, make sure to buy tickets to the Bolshoi theatre - it's a once in a lifetime opportunity.

Address:
Teatralnaya Square, 1.
 
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Delivery:
Free delivery in Moscow and Saint Petersburg.
Parking:
Parking is in front of the theater. Entrance to the parking is from Teatralnyy proezd.
By metro/subway:
Take the metro to «Teatralnaya» (Bolshoi Theatre exit) or «Okhotnyi ryad» (Theatre Square exit).
For any questions please call us at +7 (495) 150-25-05 from Monday to Saturday from 10:00 to 19:00..

You can also order the tickets online or by sending us an email to: info@bolshoi-tickets.ru. Our managers will get in touch with you shortly. Please keep in mind that Bolshoi-tickets.ru is a concierge ticketing service. This is not the official site of the Bolshoi Theater.