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Hanoi Opera House


1 Trang Tien street, Hoan Kiem dist

Hanoi’s majestic old Opera House, located in the French Quarter, is an attraction in itself. While Western operas are occasionally mounted here, there are also performances by visiting classical orchestras, and a whole gamut of entertainments, such as puppet shows, ballets, and nights of traditional Vietnamese song and drama.

Hanoi Opera House was modeled on the Palais Garnier, the older of Paris’s two opera houses, and is considered to be one of the architectural landmarks of Hanoi. After the departure of the French the opera house became the scene for several political events, Vietnamese plays and musicals.

Tickets will be delivered to your hotel for free. Prices vary, but most shows are 150,000–250,000 dong per ticket depending on quality of seating, and special performances may cost as much as 500,000 dong.

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