• Address: Kabanbai Batyr St 110, Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • Phone: +7-7272727934
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Tags: Performance, Family And Kids, Point Of Interest, Opera House

Overview of Gatob (abay Opera House)

Abay Opera House is probably the first opera house in Almaty. Previously known as “Gatob”, it first came into being in 1933. Operation in its own theatre began in 1941, construction of which had started in 1936. It was renamed Abay Opera House in 1945, dedicated to the Kazakh poet, composer and philosopher AbayQunanbayuli. The House’s first director, the esteemed Yevgeny Brusilovsky, is responsible for eight national operas and a ballet. Including them, over forty international and Kazakh artworks have been performed here.

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How to Reach Gatob

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  • Buses to stop-KarasayBatyr Street

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  • Gatob Address: Kabanbai Batyr St 110, Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • Gatob Contact Number: +7-7272727934
  • Gatob Price: Free
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  • 22.33% of people who visit Almaty include Gatob in their plan

  • 38.1% of people start their Gatob visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Gatob

Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Gatob

People normally club together A. Kasteev Art Museum and Baiken Mosque while planning their visit to Gatob.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Gatob Reviews & Ratings

  • Kazakhstan has a beautiful Opera House, the building and the theater are gorgeous and the performance was spectacular. I highly recommend to any tourists to Kazakhstan. Almaty is a lovely City. Fair warning without a guide you will need to know some Russian or have a translator

  • Professionally managed theater. Must watch a drama, Opera or ballet here at least once. I watched Silfida ballet.

  • Excellent production at an amazingly humble price! This is an absolute must if you like a bit of opera, ballet or classical!

  • Beautiful place, great atmosphere.

  • Absolutely delightful ballet . Well organised and the atmosphere was magical.

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