One of the important places to visit by the guests of the capital of Uzbekistan and foreign tourists is the State Academic Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theater named after Alisher Navoi, located in the center of Tashkent, near the Mustakillik square (Independence Square), complex of government buildings, museum of Uzbekistan's history and a pedestrian zone near the square of Amir Timur.
The theater has a long and glorious history, it has been pleasing spectators and fans of theatrical art with new and classical performances based on the national and world theater tradition for over 80 years. A visit to the theater for viewing performances, opera and shows from the repertoire is a part of a tour program that can be arranged upon request. The very building of the theater is one of the landmarks in the walking tour through the center of Tashkent. A tour guide will tell you about the history of construction, the main milestones in the history of the theater, and demonstrate it from the most advantageous angles to take video and photos.
Before the theater, the fountain was laid out according to the Shchusev's original design. In 2010 it was reconstructed and became a "singing fountain" - with audio and color effects. The square in front of the theater is one of the favorite places for recreation and entertainment of citizens and guests of the capital.