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Saigon Opera House (Ho Chi Minh Municipal Theater)
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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, 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 December 16, 2012

Along Dong Khoi street, you will find this beautiful masterpiece. Recomended to go during sunset and if you are lucky, on certain days there will also be performances on the steps of the opera house featuring young Vietnamese children. Truly a sight to behold. Even motorists do slow down to take pictures and be entertained by their muscial performances. Not to be missed!!

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Reviewed December 10, 2012

Looks great at night with all the lighting, it was great watching people dressed to the nines in evening dress on a red carpet in humid 30 degree heat. we saw a daytime concert on the steps of the building with youg people playing classical guitar.

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Reviewed November 30, 2012

Im amazed to see this beautiful structure. Nice for photo opps. We both seen the place during day and night and they are both lovely. The night ambience, including the surrounding areas provided a romantic mood. We were lucky that when we visited, there's a band playing outside, adding to the festive mood.

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Reviewed November 25, 2012

This is a classic example of French Colonial architecture and provides an impressive backdrop to the surrounding gardens and provides great photo pops night or day

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Reviewed November 21, 2012

At first I thought I was standing in front of a palace but I soon discovered it to be the Opera House. It is amazing. Running out from its facade is a garden area where you can sit and gaze or take photos.
looking out from the front is a wide tree lined boulevard that gave me the feeling I could be standing in Paris or some other European metropolis.
Nice place to visit and there are many shops around for shopping and eating.

Thank DarwinND
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