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Opera House (Nha Hat Lon)

1 Trang Tien St, Hanoi, Vietnam
84 04 9330113
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As featured in 3 days in Hanoi
Ranked #26 of 99 Attractions in Hanoi
Type: Architectural Buildings, Theaters
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: This leading performance hall is famous for being an architectural mimic of the grand Paris Opera.
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Adelaide, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Sitting at the edge of the French Quarter, a beautiful building that is a good example of the French architecture that is so apparent in this part of the city.

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Tokyo, Japan
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Its architecture is very nice. a historiacl place. However they close recently so you can not get inside. Hopefully they will open again soon

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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390 reviews 390 reviews
117 attraction reviews
277 helpful votes 277 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I heard about the Hanoi Opera house, but only by chance I rode past it and was smitten by finding this beautiful architecture in Hanoi. Later on we managed to get tickets for a concert and the inside reflects the outside beauty, some of the seats could use an upgrade, but the set up and the acoustic plus the overall... More

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Hanoi, Vietnam
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Quality shows but it's very hard to get any information bout the schedule. Also the ticket price is costly

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
20 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I stop by the opera and there’s not much to see there , so I move on to the Museum right next to it,

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Beijing, China
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I managed to get a ticket to Carl Orff's Camina Burana, performed by soloists from Vietnam and Japan, and two or three choirs from Hanoi. The performance was amazing, and the building is gorgeous inside and out. The acoustics were great. The Highlands Coffee next door has great sandwiches and drinks with outdoor seating, which made a whole evening event.

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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78 reviews 78 reviews
38 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This is our second visit to Hanoi and to the Opera House and each time it has been closed to the public - so - from the outside the Opera House is very beautiful, you can walk around the grounds and there is a terrific Highlands cafe in the garden, brilliant food and ice coffee, safe to eat and drink... More

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We were fortunately in hanoi while the opera house had a Tchaikovsky concert with russian conductor alexander polyanichko over for a virtnamese cultural exchange. The inside of the building is as impressive as the outside and the concert was amazing. If there is a concert on would definately recommend and it was very reasonable priced.

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Ghaziabad, India
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135 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The imposing Opera House located on the August Revolution Square. The French colonialists built Hanoi’s opera house during the first decade of the 20th century. The Renaissance-style building was modelled on the Palais Garnier, the older of Paris’ two opera houses, and is one of the city’s architectural landmarks. Today the opera house remains active, hosting many of the most... More

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Kuala Lumpur
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We arrived here walking on a hot and humid morning from Old Quarter but other than the impressive building, there's nothing much you can do. We weren't allowed to go in as it was closed for renovation (that's what we were told by the person who seems to be the gatekeeper) and there was no proper signage or at least... More

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