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Don Giovanni Marionette Show
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Don Giovanni Marionette Show

8.90 / 10
22 reviews | 245 travellers
The show, since it is the National Theater, could be more professional. At all times the hands were seen, and almost half the body of those who handled them, and the music could be of better quality. The puppet that was playing the conductor was very disheveled and perhaps it would have to be arranged a bit. Still, we really liked it and we had a nice time.
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Prague's National Marionette Theatre is one of the most famous in the world. Enjoy a fun version of a Mozart classic, experiencing a puppet show of Don Giovanni.

What is the National Marionette Theatre?

The Národní Divadlo Marionet, or the Prague National Marionette Theatre, is one of the most famous puppetry houses not only in the Czech Republic, but throughout the world. Its performances are based on the classic works of one of the greatest musical geniuses of all time: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Each show features a cast of hand-crafted marionettes. For several generations, a group of specialist Czech artisans have created these figures, their costumes and the theatrical scenery used to recreate the different stories. The final result is an incredible performance that will leave you speechless.

Don Giovanni Marionette Show

The marionette show is based on Mozart's original libretto, part of which he composed in Prague itself. The tale narrates the adventures and misfortunes of the legendary lothario Don Juan, or Don Giovanni in Italian.

Experience the performance in the style of the era in which it was based, in the mid 16th century, thanks to the puppets' elaborate period costumes recreating the fashions of the time and the spectacular hand-painted scenery.

Since 1991, over 5000 Don Giovanni marionette shows have been put on at the National Marionette Theatre in Prague. It is undoubtedly one of the most successful works in its genre and a fantastic way to experience the city's rich culture.

Language

As with the majority of operas, this show is performed in the original language of Italian. However, it is not necessary to understand the language to be able to enjoy the marionette show. The puppetry and the music allow visitors to follow the plot perfectly. An unforgettable experience at one of the world's best marionette theatres!

Benefits of reserving tickets online

As well as being guaranteed availability, when you reserve your ticket online in advance, the system will assign you the best possible seats.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protection and safety, to help avoid the spread of Covid-19. Specifically, the provider of this tour will apply the following measures:

  • Tours or activities will not consist of more than 20 people per group.
  • A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
  • The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.
  • All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
  • Disinfected radio units will be provided, and headphones will be single-use.
  • Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.
  • The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.
  • The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.
  • The capacity of all means of transport will be reduced to 50% of their maximum capacity.
  • Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
  • Alcoholic drinks are not available.
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Price

Don Giovanni show
Adults Seniors over 65 years old Students with valid student ID Children between 6 and 12 years old Children under 6 years old
US$ 28.90
US$ 24.10
US$ 24.10
US$ 24.10
Free

Don Giovanni show

  • Adults

    US$ 28.90
  • Seniors over 65 years old

    US$ 24.10
  • Students with valid student ID

    US$ 24.10
  • Children between 6 and 12 years old

    US$ 24.10
  • Children under 6 years old

    Free

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Duration

2 hours.

Included

Ticket for the Don Giovanni marionette show.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

Bookings are permitted up until 48 hours before the activity as long as there are still places.

Digital voucher

Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

Accessibility

Yes

US$ 28.90
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

National Marionette Theatre.