Yerevan Opera Theatre

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icon-map54 Tumanyan St, Yerevan, RA

icon-phone+37410 533391

icon-mail[email protected]

icon-websitehttp://opera.am

The next wonder of Armenian Architecture is the building of Opera and Ballet Theatre named after Aleksandr Spendarian. Being located right in the heart of Yerevan, this building is the other masterpiece of Aleksandr Tamanyan. His masterpiece awarded for the big prize in the worldwide exhibition of Paris. This building is considered to be the symbol of music culture which shows us its luxury and classic beauty.

The theatre of Opera and Ballet was officially opened on 20 January 1933. The Opera theatre has round shape architectural style. It consists of two concert halls: Aram Khachaturian concert hall with 1,400 seats and Aleksandr Spendarian Opera and Ballet National Theatre with 1,200 seats.

In front of the building, there is round area called Azatutyan Square where you can see two beautiful statues. The first one is the statue of Armenian Great Poet Hovhannes Tumanian, the second statue is Aleksandr Spendarian.The Square is the favorite spot of all Armenians because this building is not only a cultural center but also an architectural monument that attracts everyone.

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