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Saigon Opera House (Ho Chi Minh Municipal Theater)

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Built in 1898 following the “flamboyant” style of the French 3rd Republic, Saigon Opera House was certified a National Relic & one of the top Ho Chi Minh City attractions. The Opera House hosts cultural entertaining performances, bamboo cirque...more
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07 Lam Son Square Street | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
+84 91 675 30 30
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Reviewed today

This is still a functioning opera house with scheduled productions going on all year. You can climb up the steps and look at the posters, but if you want to see the inside, pls contact a travel agent or hotel concierge to attend a performance....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CorvallisCowboy
Reviewed today

We were lucky enough to get tickets to see a show by a troupe of gymnastics/dancers called PA on their last night in town. SImilar to Cirque de Soleil but using bamboo poles. Absolutely riveting and very comfortable!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Penny G
Reviewed yesterday

At the time we visited the Opera House, we were prevented from peeking in since the theater was being prepared fir a show. Hence, our photos infront of the Opera House failed to capture its full beauty.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Roam32793901876
Reviewed 4 days ago

problem here being that they would not let in visitors to view unless you had purchased tickets to see a show. Seems rather crazy as this is listed on the tourist sights to see

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank humerous60
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was worth seeing as it's an Interesting building architectural wise. The problem was that we only got to see it from the outside. Which just didn't make the trip out there worth while.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank GeoffUnsworth
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an interesting building. We had a tour in the daytime and went to a performance of a local circus/dance/performance group at night. The building is definitely of a fixture of time. The performance - meh.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MorrisAubyn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked the show via our hotel.The show was quite expensive but was amazing.The opera house itself is a historical place.There was a tour around the opera house before the performance.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank gilna_sam
Reviewed 1 week ago

Would have loved to have seen the inside of this historic building but it was closed during our visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Susan K
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful building right in the heart of town. Gives an elegant and classy feel in this busy city.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ROCruiser
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting building. Watching a show they offer you a short tour of the theatre. They also give you a free refreshment before the show starts.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank AndreaGambadoro
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May 23, 2018|
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Response from skipAussieontour | Reviewed this property |
I would think not as they warn about photography and noise during the show
May 10, 2017|
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Response from LamN_12 | Reviewed this property |
We saw a man with a jacket, many in shorts, but all with footwear and no g-strings. Unless you perform in a circus show.
April 9, 2017|
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Response from LuneProduction | Property representative |
Dear Nottheo 1, I am representing for Lune Production company, that has A O Show, Teh Dar, The Mist Show performing at the Saigon Opera House. If you are looking for tickets to go to our shows, you can go to our website... More