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Saigon Opera House (Ho Chi Minh Municipal Theater)

Open today: 09:00 - 16:30
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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...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
07 Lam Son Square Street | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
+84 91 675 30 30
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I was on a solo trip when a new friend from the trip suggested i go to a show at the opera house. Not disappointed, beautiful venue, fun and talented performers and photo op after the show.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank misscathsolo
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The opera house is more impressive from the outside. Inside it has more of a school hall feel, mediocre acoustics, not very grand architecture. We got a front row seat stage right - the cheapest price bracket- to watch the AO show. A few minutes...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mazzaintazza
Reviewed 2 days ago

Fabulous! Stunningly good show, brilliant fast moving, acrobatics and story telling. Well worth the money. Go for the best seats in the circle.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Cliffw8a
Reviewed 2 days ago

Loved the AO show by the young and super talented artists of Vietnam! If you're someone who enjoys art and culture, highly recommend to watch the show. The other performances at the venue are carefully selected and great too!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank soniatravelled
Reviewed 3 days ago

Absolutely worth visiting for a glimpse into Saigon's colonial past in terms of the design aesthetic. A lovely place to spend some time.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ZestfulLiving
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very nice and interesting building with an exhibition on display when we visited. Did not visit to see any performances

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mikki55
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went to see the AO show, it was so good and there was a guided tour before hand so we saw the opera and saw an amazing performance. It is definitely worth it if you go to see a show.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Marielaurfeldt
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great show with good structure to learn more about local culture and see great performance . highly recommend it

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank johnny j
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice area to visit and it lights up in the evening so it’s nice to take photos then. Try to be safe with cameras and phones as there are many motorcyclists and they can quickly grab and go.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank chiggyboo
Reviewed 1 week ago

its not as impressive as in paris for example. we did not went in but from outside we did not really spend much time looking at it. i was dissapointed

Date of experience: December 2018
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23 May 2018|
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Response from skipAussieontour | Reviewed this property |
I would think not as they warn about photography and noise during the show
10 May 2017|
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Response from LamN_12 | Reviewed this property |
We saw a man with a jacket, many in shorts, but all with footwear and no g-strings. Unless you perform in a circus show.
9 April 2017|
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Response from LuneProduction | Property representative |
Dear Nottheo 1, I am representing for Lune Production company, that has A O Show, Teh Dar, The Mist Show performing at the Saigon Opera House. If you are looking for tickets to go to our shows, you can go to our website... More