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Saigon Opera House (Ho Chi Minh Municipal Theater)

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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 yesterday

A unique way to experience Vietnamese culture! We saw "The Mist.". Since it was called an opera, I expected singing, but it was more of a dance/ballet performance, set to music. There was no speaking, and it lasted about an hour. Our tickets included a...More

Thank RSFJulie
Reviewed yesterday

We saw the AO show here and had a great evening. Did the small tour before and had a complimentary drink before going in. Very pleasant.

Thank 13AJC13
Reviewed 2 days ago

I recently attended a performance of Giselle, which gave me an opportunity to see the interior of the Saigon Opera House. It was easy to imagine what the theatre would have looked like in its hey-day and even now it was a nice experience. The...More

Thank Patrick F
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After recommendation from the hotel staff went to see The Mist music show and very happy we did. What a performance thoroughly enjoyed it. Professional live music dancing and fun would give 10 out 10 👏🏼👌🏼 Also beautiful interior of the Operah house not to...More

Thank navnit56
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went to this wonderful elegant building to see a modern ballet show. Beautiful building. Small but elegant

Thank frenchabroadFrance
Reviewed 1 week ago

Until and unless you are visiting to see a performance , this is one of the impressive, grand French building where you could stand in front and take some photos. There are English speaking guides outside the ticket booth willing to help if you are...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately there was no show on when I was in HCMC. The building has a nice and renovated front side, very classic. When you pass the sides, you can see that not everything is renovated for the tourists, but this makes it more real. On...More

Thank janastravels
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The architecture is amazing. A wonderful landmark for tourists. Locals love it for its photo shoot background. Well kept and neat at all times. Amazing shows on offer that are very professionally done. A must for tourists!

Thank 769grantl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Reminds clearly about french impact on Vietnam even in todays time. Must not skip it and try to see a performance to realize the real beauty of this place.

Thank Anurag_Srivastava_VN
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful building and now the garden has been restored on one side. I have been to many concerts here. Sometimes there is a free concert outside on the steps on Sunday mornings

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Annie Z
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