Croatian National Theatre Ivan pl. Zajc

  • Theatre
  • Rijeka
Croatian National Theatre Ivan pl. Zajc
© Borko VukosavCroatian National Theatre Ivan pl. Zajc
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Time Out says

Both an architectural and cultural landmark, Rijeka’s Croatian National Theatre was designed by the same team of architects as its namesakes in Split and Zagreb: Austrian Ferdinand Fellner and his German partner Hermann Helmer. In fact, the pair created dozens of theatres across Europe, from Odessa to Zürich, this one opened in 1885. Though Croatian-language performances here may be of limited interest, there’s also ballet and opera on the agenda, and the interior is worth a look around – Gustav Klimt and brother Ernst helped paint the ceiling before its grand unveiling, a performance of Verdi’s Aida.

Details

Address:
Verdijeva 5
Rijeka
51000
Opening hours:
8am-2pm Mon-Fri, 9am-1pm Sat (box office)
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