The new building of Astrakhan State Opera and Ballet Theatre is located at the Theatre Park, not far from the New Bridge. From the Astrakhan Kremlin you need go to it on Communist Street.
An opera theatre was created in Astrakhan in 1899 and for a long time its performances were staged in a small summer theatre, which is not far from today theatre building, at the «Arcadia» Park. However, the building was too small, so by the 450th anniversary of the foundation of Astrakhan it was decided to erect a new theatre building, which was finished in 2011.
The modern theatre became one of the largest ones in the Volga region where they stage large-scale opera and ballet performances. The building itself impresses by its grandiose appearance