Tour Duration: 2-3 hours
If anything Russians are good at — it is ballet.
Cathcing a classical ballet performance is definitely a must-tick experience on the bucket list of everyone coming to Saint Petersburg.
There is plenty of choices and varaiety of prices depending on a performance and a theatre.
Mariinsky Theatre is the oldest theatre in Saint Petersburg. It has 3 stages: the old (original) one, the new one and the concert hall. The troupe consists of internationally recognized stars.
In May-June Mariinsky Theatre hosts the world famous «White Nights Festival», a series of the best classial shows you can imagine starring names like Anna Netrebko, Placido Domingo among other celebrities. The playbill for the the «White Nights Festival» is usually published only in April so does start the ticket sale. The demand for tickets is extremely high and we advise to register your interest so one of our travel managers will follow the theatre information for you not to miss your unique chance.
Mikhailovsky Theatre gained its fame in the XXth century with outstanding Soviet Union Opera. These days it is one of the most popular opera and ballet theaters in Russia.
Hermitage Theatre is the former in-house imperial residence theatre built under the order and for Catherine the Great. The theatre is not opened for museum visitors and if you would like to see its unique, historical interiors, you would have to visit it as a spectator.