The Saigon Opera House in Ho Chi Minh is a chic colonial constructing on the intersection of Le Loi and Dong Khoi Street in District 1, very near the well-known Notre Dame Cathedral and the basic Central Post Office
The restored three-storey 800-seat Opera House was inbuilt 1897 and is used for staging not solely opera but in addition a variety of performing arts together with ballet, musical concert events, Vietnamese conventional dance and performs. Performances are marketed across the constructing and knowledge may be discovered within the state-operated vacationer data centre Saigontravel shut by.
The outside has the looks of polished pearl and makes an amazing place to – particularly at night time when bathed in a gentle, orange gentle. The doorway is is through a vaulted archway that's stored in immaculate situation; inside, count on swathes of crimson velvet, classical friezes and hardwood flooring. Though the official identify of the constructing is The Municipal Theatre of Ho Chi Minh it's by way more generally generally known as the Saigon Opera Home and after the restoration work in 1995, the constructing is simply because it was on the flip of the 19th Century.
Location: 7 Lam Son Square, District 1,
Tel: +84 (08) 3823 7419