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Hanoi Opera House

1 Trang Tien Street, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 91 105 30 30
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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.
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  • Very good45%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1 Trang Tien Street, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 91 105 30 30
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Reviewed 2 days ago

You cannot help but pass by this building. Would have loved to attend an opera but did not have the clothes that would be considered appropriate.

Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 3 days ago

We have attended shows in Hanoi Opera House on two separate occasions. The first was a concert of Vietnamese Classical Music featuring the Vietnam Youth Orchestra. The music was wonderful. The second was a production of life in Vietnamese rural village. This was both educational...More

Thank Wallace R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

On two days visit to Hanoi, crossed this building few times without knowing its opera house but the architecture was inviting for a visit. When booked a cab for opera house he dropped in front of the same building. It has a majestic look. But...More

Thank Mugunthan2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

Attended a performance on January 11, 2018 and sat in row “J”. The seat was angled down toward the floor a bit and I tried to hold it level throughout the performance. I would never go back.

Thank 1277DanW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got tickets for the show "My Village" at the Hanoi Opera House during our stay. While the show lasted only just over an hour, it was worth the price of our tickets. The young performers were talented, polished and full of energy and enthusiasm....More

Thank Andy Chi Tak H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a 50% size version of the Opera in Paris, put up by the French during their 100 years as colonial power. It has the expected nostalgic effect, complete with the 'loges' of the past. On an earlier visit, I saw the "Nutcracker" ballet,...More

Thank Clem O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is such a beautiful building! Love the architecture and ambiance of the building, reflecting Hanoi's French heritage. Highly recomended!

Thank bethj2239
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The building is in the French colonial style, and really beautiful. The theatre area is luxurious with velvet seating and beautiful high ceilings. The My Village show is interesting with incredible acrobatics and interesting use of props, but the story can be hard to follow....More

Thank 3nvi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can really see the beautiful French architecture with this glorious building standing majestically. We did not get the opportunity to go inside but the outside is lovely. Hopefully I get the chance to visit again so I can see the inside. Sorry, not the...More

Thank Xanerin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Though I did not get inside the day of my visit, the architecture is wonderful. Brides and their grooms were using the Opera as a backdrop for their wedding day photos.

Thank rgeffken
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Elizabeth D
December 11, 2017|
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Response from Conor b | Reviewed this property |
I think you have to go to a show but there is a bar so maybe during show times you will get in. Hope this helps. Others enjoyed the show we didn't rate it.
Rushabh S
December 2, 2017|
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Response from sullykt48rx | Reviewed this property |
We went to the Opera and the dress code was relaxed which was a relief. Smart casual is fine (I only had black jeans and a shirt as we are on holiday from the UK and that was fine). If you wanted to dress up more then you... More
February 9, 2015|
Response from caipirina | Reviewed this property |
Too bad you just missed the only real 'opera' performance of the year last week. The opera house is not constantly showing musical events, so far I do not see anything for 12.2. (try ticketvn website for info, TA does not... More