Croatian National Theatre is a neo-baroque Zagreb masterpiece established in 1895. Experience drama, opera and ballet performances at affordable prices!
TIP: WE RECOMMEND OPERA AND BALLET SHOWS AS THEY ARE LANGUAGE BARRIER FREE. ON CERTAIN OCCASIONS THE PERFORMANCES ARE SUBTITLED IN FOREIGN LANGUAGES.
DO NOT HESITATE AND DO NOT FORGET TO DRESS UP!
The repertoire is very rich including the world classics, national tradition and contemporary works.
As a matter of fact, countless world-famous artists, from ballet dancers to opera singers, have performed on its stage.
The opera has an exciting new season. They continue their best works of domestic opera production. It presents contemporary works that will, consequently, position Zagreb as an unavoidable place on the European opera charts.
Croatian National Theatre is one of Zagreb’s most elegant and spectacular buildings!
It was designed by the renowned Viennese architects Ferdinand Fellner and Herman Helmer. In front of the theatre, you will find The Well of Life, designed by Ivan Meštrović in 1905. Experts claim the statue is among Mestrovic’s finest pieces of art.
The Croatian National Theater in Zagreb is one of those things you have to feel and see.
Croatian National Theatre Schedule
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Croatian National Theatre opening hours
Saturday 10:00-13:00 & 90 min before show
Sunday 90 min before show
You can only visit the inside of the theatre if you are a group of 25 or more. Otherwise, buy a ticket and enjoy the show.
Opera, Ballet and Drama show ticket prices
Ticket prices range from 50 HRK to 170 HRK
You can pay in HRK with Cash and Credit Cards.
What can you see and do at the Croatian National Theater?
Walk around and amaze at the neo-baroque masterpiece and Ivan Meštrović The Well of Life.
We recommend experiencing the opera or ballet show. Not only are the shows great, but also it is very affordable according to European standards.
Try not to buy the main floor seating. It has not been arranged in a fashion that progressively elevates. As a result back rows can have a restricted view.
How to get to Croatian National Theatre?
10 minutes walking distance from Zagreb ban Jelačić square.
For more history information go to [Wikipedia].