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Address: 1 Trang Tien Street, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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Phone Number: +84 4 9330113
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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This leading performance hall is famous for being an architectural mimic of...

This leading performance hall is famous for being an architectural mimic of the grand Paris Opera.

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The Centerpiece of the French Quarter

The Opera House is the centerpiece of the French Quarter. Flanked by rows of palm trees and topped with a Vietnamese flag, the Opera House is very photogenic. It gives off a sense... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The building is old colonial glory- but even better, do see a show there. We saw a show that although short ( about an hour) was fabulous. A mix of acrobatics and dance it captured the sense of Vietnam in a way that nothing else we have seen could do.

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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Shame we could not enter, but was worth a walk past and imaging attending a concert inside.. one day hope to return to go inside this amazing building

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Thank HKB2011
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A gorgeous piece of French architecture stands out in the hustle and bustle of Hanoi. We went and saw a phenomenal show here which depicts the cultural and sensory experiences of Vietnam. It was truly so magical and a highlight of the tour The opera house is small, but so fancy and still in traditional 1911 presentation. It was atmospheric... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Outstanding show! A wonderful exploration of Vietnamese village culture and identity through the prism of its young. The show was upbeat and enchanting. Using sound, light and movement to create moods and situations. I was particularly struck by the simplicity of the set - talented performers who used every fibre of their body and being to share their story. There... More 

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New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Opera House is the centerpiece of the French Quarter. Flanked by rows of palm trees and topped with a Vietnamese flag, the Opera House is very photogenic. It gives off a sense of French colonial grandeur in the tropics.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the Toyota concert with works of Glinka, Rachmaninov, and Tchaikovsky. The opera house was lit up, a glittering, well preserved symbol of French Indochina. Simply beautiful and elegant. A full house audience seemed to enjoy the orchestra, especially the Tchaikovsky fifth symphony, well played.

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Thank Dinh T
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great architecture and beautiful building, did not visit inside, but looks like it will be an interesting site to visit.

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Thank LoveToTravelNJ63
Hanoi, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is located in the French quarter in Hanoi. From outside, it is very beautiful. You will get many beautiful photos. I had chance to go inside and watch the performance of famous Vietnamese singers . However, expensive tickets

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I heard a girl in my hostel say that she had acquired tickets, so a couple of friends and I did the same through See you at Lily's hostel. First half was Opera and the second was contemporary ballet. Not everybody's cup of tea but I was delighted to have the chance to see and do something a little out... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Built in 1911. A restaurant in the opera house cellar is named after the year. Went inside to watch performance Moments & Colours. A soprano follow by contemparory ballet dance. Impressed with the interior, lighting and decor, but felt opera house at hcmc is better. Seats in the opera house also not comfortable.

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