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“Beautiful icon of the French era”
Review of Hanoi Opera House

Hanoi Opera House
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$30.00*
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Ranked #40 of 287 things to do in Hanoi
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Resembling the Opéra Palais Garnier, Hanoi Opera House, built in 10 years since 1911 by two French architects. The magnificent building became one of the top landmarks in Hanoi. The Opera House hosts cultural entertaining performances, bamboo cirque, contemporary dance, orchestra concerts and government events. Come to the front gate to check availability and ticket to a performance in this iconic building.
Reviewed November 20, 2013

Lovely building where we attended an orchestra concert. Great experience. Worth the trip just to see the building.

Thank ValerieGA
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Reviewed November 19, 2013

Nice looking opera house. Wasn't able to go inside at the time, but definitely worth the time to view even if just from the outside.

Thank Steven N
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Reviewed November 11, 2013

Have been there 4-5 times and always had a very enjoyable time. The building brings you back to Pre-war Europe. They have excellent performance but need to know when. If you have a change please go and see

Thank Johan K
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Reviewed November 11, 2013

Look out for performances as a way to enjoy this amazing building.
We were handed a leaflet near the lake advertising ballet at the Opera House on a Friday night.
Unforgettable experience!
Dont forget to visit the grand room upstairs above the foyer.

Thank Margaret H
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Reviewed November 9, 2013

I went there several times, for just taking pictures in front of it and watching concert. The building is very beautiful and typical French architecture. I was lucky to catch Paris Symphony Orchestra when they came. So I can watch the concert and see the inside of the Opera House. The inside is not as magnificent as the outside, couple of things definitely needs refurbishment, namely the carpet. I feel that for a concert hall it's quite small and the chair is very uncomfortable. It squeak every time I move so I have to sit tight, literally during 1.5 hours concert. Once I sat near the door to the hall and I hear people, probably the staff walking around in the hall and it was quite disturbing. However, it's quite an enjoyable visit.

Thank Tricia2405
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