Hanoi Opera House
Hanoi Opera House
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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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  • Jefferey
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A glimpse into French Colonial Charm
    The Hanoi Opera House stole our hearts with its elegant French colonial architecture. We took some stunning photos outside and felt transported back in time. A perfect spot for couples who appreciate a touch of European flair.
    Visited April 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 21 April 2024
  • Gilbert
    1 contribution
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Pretty facade, disappointing reality
    The Hanoi Opera House looks stunning from outside, but don't be fooled! We couldn't afford ticket prices and the surrounding area felt a bit sketchy. Stick to admiring the architecture from afar unless you're rolling in cash.
    Visited April 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 21 April 2024
  • Dimitris L
    Sydney, Australia49,466 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Wonderful building
    We only had a fleeting look of the Opera House, as we were short of time. It is a lovely building, built by the French in the early 1900s. It bears some resemblance to the Opéra Palais Garnier. It would be great to visit inside!
    Visited April 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 17 May 2024
  • Your Travel Buddy SG
    Singapore, Singapore31,992 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Historical architecture
    This was the meeting point for our day tour to halong bay. Was there early to take some pictures. It was located near to a very busy roundabout. Can see that the building had a lot of history. There was a cafe located right at the side of the opera house as well where we got some breakfast and coffee. I thought the building was more pretty at night with the lightings.
    Visited June 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 14 June 2024
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Your Travel Buddy SG
Singapore, Singapore31,992 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Couples
This was the meeting point for our day tour to halong bay. Was there early to take some pictures. It was located near to a very busy roundabout. Can see that the building had a lot of history. There was a cafe located right at the side of the opera house as well where we got some breakfast and coffee. I thought the building was more pretty at night with the lightings.
Written 14 June 2024
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Dimitris L
Sydney, Australia49,466 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
We only had a fleeting look of the Opera House, as we were short of time. It is a lovely building, built by the French in the early 1900s. It bears some resemblance to the Opéra Palais Garnier. It would be great to visit inside!
Written 17 May 2024
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Gilbert
1 contribution
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
The Hanoi Opera House looks stunning from outside, but don't be fooled! We couldn't afford ticket prices and the surrounding area felt a bit sketchy. Stick to admiring the architecture from afar unless you're rolling in cash.
Written 21 April 2024
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Jefferey
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
The Hanoi Opera House stole our hearts with its elegant French colonial architecture. We took some stunning photos outside and felt transported back in time. A perfect spot for couples who appreciate a touch of European flair.
Written 21 April 2024
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

BrakiWorldTraveler
Belgrade, Serbia18,666 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
In many brochures I've read this Opera was built according to Paris Garnier Opera house. In my modest opinion, it is nice, specially for Asia, but totally incomparable with Paris'
Nice pass by attraction to have some photos.
Written 10 February 2024
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Matsuta K
Tokyo, Japan1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Friends
French architecture and so nice place to check in. you will see many ancient villas surrounding, and mixed with model building.
Written 5 December 2023
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wintercolleen
Canberra, Australia232 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Family
Lots of marble stairs and no helpers to guide you on them. Very nice seat and loved the orchestra pit.
Written 10 November 2023
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Akshay Sharma
New Delhi, India11,101 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023
This is located in the main district of Hanoi. It displays French architecture with beautiful columns and the facade. A must visit place. Inside is wonderful with lavish furnishing.
Written 21 August 2023
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Soumodip D
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Couples
A visit to the Hanoi Opera House is a must-do for any traveler to the city. From the lavish furnishings to the ornate columns and striking facade, the majestic building will leave you in awe. The grandeur of the structure is matched only by the quality of the performances that take place within its walls. Don't miss out on this unique experience - you won't regret it!
Written 8 July 2023
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JamesS
Taiwan3 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023
Great architecture but no inside visit! Clearly this a architectural and cultural landmark in the city. However, there is no possibility for a tour inside -- or even much access outside e.g., to the gardens. Rather a disappointment that this landmark does not seem to have tours given other cities open their opera houses.
It has been restored/maintained though.
Written 29 June 2023
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