Bolshoi Theatre Tour

Reveal the secret of the world's most renowned theatre, behind its visiting hours

Tickets to the Bolshoi are sold out in the first minutes after the sales start. Are you wondering why? We would tell you that the worldwide popularity of Russian opera and ballet schools is not the only reason for this. Magnificence and beauty of the interior is part of the answer. The Bolshoi backstage is the place which knows all the secrets and our tour will give you the final clue.
NB! Season 2017/ 18 will be closed on July 29. The next season, 243rd, will be opened on September 12. 
During vacations period there are neither performances nor house tours.

Activity Details

1 hour
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Tour type: 
Private guided tour in English, French, Spanish or German
Daily, except Sunday, Thursday, Saturday

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Total Price
210 USD
Price breakdown
2 x 105 USD
210 USD
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Private guided tour in English included to the standard price.
All admissions
all taxes,
no hidden costs
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Important information

IMPORTANT: the minimum number of guests on this tour is 5. If there are less than 5 people in party, you still need to book this tour for 5 guests. 
Please book as far in advance as possible.
Сhildren under 12 are not allowed.
If you would like a tour in German, Spanish or French please pick the optional extra to the booking at 50 USD 

Tour Highlights

  • White (main) Lobby
  • Imperial Hall
  • Presidential Box
  • Beethoven Underground Hall-Transformer
  • Lower Lobby
  • Orchestra Pit
  • Theatrical Exhibitions
  • Upper Level Balcony Feature

Tour Details

The place is just simply exuberant. The magnificence gets on to you while you are on the tour and go to various theatrical levels. It is a fabulous theatrical construction with unique architecture and impeccable style.

On the Bolshoi Theater Tour you will be very much surprised to see and feel the aura of the Bolshoi. There is as though no borders to your fancy when you try to imagine multiple rehearsals resulting in an amazing opera or ballet.

We invite you to visit the №1 Music Theatre in the world, the magnificent Bolshoi behind its visiting hours. On our exclusive tour you will have a chance to become familiar with the Bolshoi Opera & Ballet everyday life, to see its internal areas generally closed to public. Get to know more about past of the Theatre, how the Bolshoi was burnt down in 1853 and then revived. Find out why and when original interior and acoustics were endangered and the Bolshoi like a Phoenix rekindled the former strength and prosperity to be one of the most technically advanced theatrical installations in the world. 

Welcome to our private Bolshoi Theater Tour!

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