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Saigon Opera House (Ho Chi Minh Municipal Theater)

07 Lam Son Square Street | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
+84 91 675 30 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, 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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07 Lam Son Square Street | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
+84 91 675 30 30
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Looks good from the outside and one can imagine how lovely it was in the days of the French colonial time When we asked to go in we were refused which is hopeless

1  Thank jamie R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

In the centre of district one the old opera house is now a local theatre which often has a lot of different shows on. The architecture to the building is very end of the 19th century French style

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 1 week ago

An Historic Building being used for todays youth. Built at the turn of the 20th Century this builing and the one in Ha Noi now celebrate the achievements of today's youth with orchestras full of Vietnamese names and acknowledging the many hours young students put...More

Thank maxi475
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to see a musical in the theatre. It was all in Vietnamese however there were subtitles on the screen. It felt authentic and was a bit of fun for something different

Thank Georgia M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Elegant with nice surroundings. No presentation available the days I was in HCMC, but they offer a good selection.

Thank carlosjulio1968
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this place for a musical love story. Though it was in Vietnamese, they have screens on the side which gone you a English translation. If you are in Ho Chi Minh city and have about 2-3 hours free on an evening, suggest you...More

Thank Abhijeet P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The AO Show that we saw was fantastic, one of the highlights of our trip. Very impressive venue and performance that lasted about 1 hour. There are three shows and I would suggest making the effort to see any one that is on at the...More

Thank ggillham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our executive lounge concierge highly recommended to us to catch a showing of the acclaimed AO show at the Opera House just a couple of blocks from our hotel. No mid-range seats (USD$35) during the time we wanted (6:30pm), so we opted for the “WOW”...More

Thank Loving2Travel2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On recommendation we visited the opera house to view the AO theatre perform. What a great show, using large baskets they put on a great spectacle. This is another not to be missed attraction in Ho Chi Minh city.

Thank Grandvisitor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice Opera hall in the middle of the city. The hall is worth a visit and also if there are any events happening during your visit, give it a try

Thank Tamilarasan S
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10 May 2017|
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Response from thepipefishfans | Reviewed this property |
We wore what we would go out to dinner in ,not dressed up as such, but not too casual.
10 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
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18 February 2016|
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Response from DhruvNow | Reviewed this property |
book.aoshowsaigon Using the above website link you can check out the available shows and their availability (no. of seats).