A Complete Guide: Hanoi Opera House Ticket And Tour

Coming to Hanoi, The Opera House will be a must-visit tourist destination since it is a masterpiece of art with a combination of many different architectural styles. However, there are many things you should prepare first to ensure your trip goes well. Let’s start discovering with us the Hanoi Opera House ticket and tour!


1. Hanoi Opera House Ticket Fee

Depending on the type of show such as comedy, music... there will be different performances, you can check out the link below. https://hanoioperahouse.org.vn/chuong-trinh-bieu-dien/
The average ticket price is about 500,000vnd ~ 22 USD for 1 person

2. The History Of Hanoi Opera House

Hanoi Opera House
Hanoi Opera House

Hanoi Opera House is one of the major architectural works in Hanoi that aims to perform arts. It was built by the French in 1901 and was finished in 1911.

Since its completion, the Hanoi Opera House has played a great role in cultural activities and art performances. It is the birthplace of many Vietnamese art forms such as symphony, choir, musical, dance, ...

Although the Opera House is an eclectic structure that blends many styles, the Opera House still has a French neoclassical look. That neoclassical appearance is most evident in the architectural structure when the double-panel roof is covered with black stone tiles and the decorative motifs inside are extremely unique and delicate. 

3. The Architecture Of Hanoi Opera House

The Architecture Of Hanoi Opera House
The Architecture Of Hanoi Opera House

Hanoi Opera House was built on the prototype of the Opéra Garnier theater in Paris, but on a smaller scale and using suitable materials for the climatic conditions in Vietnam. Visiting the famous place, visitors will have to admire a masterpiece of art with an area of ​​about 2,600 m2, 87 m long, and 30 m wide and the rooftop is 34 m high above the roadbed.

Behind the stage, there are 2 practice rooms, 18 makeup rooms for actors, and different function rooms such as meeting rooms, offices, and libraries... The facade of the Hanoi Opera House impresses with columns according to the formula. The curving curves of the balconies and arches highlight the Baroque element. 

4. Hanoi Opera House Tour

The performances at the Hanoi Opera House are very rich, constantly changing, and always full of guests. Therefore, finding out about the Hanoi Opera House tour schedule before starting to book a tour will help you get the best preparation.

The tour will begin by learning about the architecture and history of the theater's construction. The main lobby area, the T-shaped staircase, the auditorium, the Mirror room, etc. will all appear before your eyes. Besides, visitors also have the opportunity to try VIP seats, and learn about documents, ancient photos, hand-painted designs of the theater, ...

The second part of the tour is to enjoy unique art performances in the field of ethnic musical instruments, puppetry, etc.

5. Conclusion

This place promises to be an interesting experience in the journey to discover the beloved capital. If you have the opportunity to come to Hanoi, do not miss out and research the Hanoi Opera House ticket and tour!

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author hoan
My name is Hoan and I come from Hanoi, with more than 10 years working in the tourism industry (both as a tour guide then tour operator). I am very proud to say that I can give you the best advice for your trip to beautiful Vietnam.

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