The National Theatre is a symbol of the Czech lands and a symbol of the Czech cultural history.
The National Theatre is the most important and representative theatre of the Czech Republic.
The National Theatre was built from the desire of the Czech people for national independence. The theatre was built from the collections on which participated the broad masses of the people. The theatre foundation ceremonial on 16th May 1868 became a national celebration.
The theatre was opened in 1881. In the same year the theatre burned down, and this tragic event caused a huge wave of new collections to support the restoration of the theatre. The National Theatre was reopened in 1883 and since then it has been serving as a place of Czech national identity to these days.
The National Theatre represents Czech artistic freedom.
The National Theatre is the place of historical tradition, where you will find the highest artistic quality.