Taras Shevchenko National Opera and Ballet Theatre of Ukraine

Address: 50 Volodymyrska St., Kyiv, 01030,
​Nearest Metro: Zoloti Vorota
​Opening Hours:  Tues-Sun:11:00 - 23:00
Box office: Open daily from 11:00 till 19:30 (till 19:00 on Monday)​

+380 44 234 7165

If you are a lover of Ballet and Opera, or you have never experienced it before, you should make it a priority to visit this very old beautiful historical theatre. This is your chance to enjoy a fantastic performance at a fraction of the cost you would normally pay. Culture runs through the heart of Kiev (Kyiv), the capital of Ukraine was widely regarded as the cultural centre of the old Russian empire. It is worth noting that you will not be able to purchase tickets on-line before you visit Ukraine. Tickets can only be purchased direct from the theatre or by arrangement via your hotel (fee applicable). The National Opera and Ballet theatre of Ukraine is named after Taras Shevchenko. This iconic and magnificent building is home to Ukraine's most famous opera and ballet company. The building also stands as a monument to Taras Shevchenko (1814-1861); whose literary heritage is widely regarded to be the foundation of modern Ukrainian language and literature. It is situated at the crossroads of two central highways  – Bogdan Khmelnitsky and Volodymyrska street. You may not be an avid opera or ballet fan but this is an opportunity you should not miss. You will experience a highly acclaimed performance from a cast who regularly tour Europe and the USA at a fraction of the price you would normally pay.