Discover the place where Russian ballet truly became a legend all over the world. Explore multiple theaters and stages and learn their captivating history. Listen to seminal songs like "Swan Lake" and "The Nutcracker" in a magnificent, historic theater.
What to Expect
Enjoy a night at the magnificent Aurora Palace Ballet Hall, one of the most beautiful theaters in St. Petersburg built in the middle of the last century. The theater is located in the very center of St. Petersburg next to the most famous historical landmarks in the city.
The stage of the Hermitage theater is distinguished by a special beauty, graceful decorations, and a unique historical tie to the imperial past of the Hermitage that hosted performances attended by Catherine the Great. Today the best artists perform annually from April to October.
In 2001, the Mikhailovsky Theater got its original name back. Nowadays, the theater keeps traditions and introduces innovations.
The Russian State Pushkin Academy Drama Theater – the legendary Alexandrinsky Theater – is the oldest Russian national theater. It was founded by the Senate’s Decree, signed by empress Elizabeth (daughter of Peter the Great) on August 30, 1756, the day of St. Alexander Nevsky.
The Mariinsky Theater is a historic theater of opera and ballet. Opened in 1860, it became the preeminent music theater of the late 19th century, where many of the masterpieces by Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky, and Rimsky-Korsakov received their premiers.
- Meeting right at the hotel lobby
- English-speaking, licensed guide
- Water support
- Rain coats
Know Before You Go
Please note that the prices are approximate and depend on the exact theater and the seats.