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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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  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 11:30 am
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 today via mobile

The new railway currently under construction is right outside the front of the opera house so the once beautiful grassed square is now a construction sight. The building is unaffected but it really spoilt my appreciation of the architecture.

Thank Sue S
Reviewed today via mobile

We booked vip tickets 150usd which gave us excellent seats and a glass of wine on entry. The show is a bit confusing as they dont give any liteature as to what it is actually about but in a nutshell its a sort of ballet/acrobatic...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 3 days ago

The morning we flew to Vietnam we booked tickets to AO show as a last minute thing and really didn't have any expectations as to what we would be seeing. So glad we did! was such a highlight of our trip. Loved every second of...More

Thank Kate0008
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very nice and French styles building, located at middle of town surrounding by luxury hotel and shopping center...

Thank Sontary
Reviewed 3 days ago

it was great to attend this show, suggested by our concierge - enjoyed seeing the building and the show as well. lovely gracious building, comfortable seating. Worth a look if there's a show on.

Thank DebbieHa
Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautiful building though we couldn't get to see inside which was disappointing. That will have to wait until next time we go.

Thank Barbara V
Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful building, which we visited to see Teh Dar, which was spectacular. The interior and seating isn't enormous so it has a quaint feel. We bought mid price seats although probably could have bought the lowest range and if choosing two thirds back and as...More

Thank Derek_80808
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were lucky enough to see the AO show here!! It was fabulous, one of the best things we did on our holiday. If you can, get WOW seats, they are the best seats in the house

Thank Jo B
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Facade of this beautiful building is awesome! Timeless architecture and it never gets old! Better to visit this place at night when it's lit!

Thank Mon G
Reviewed 6 days ago

We saw a Vietnamized Cirque de Soleil type circus act: A O Show. It was very entertaining - an hour long - any longer would have been a stretch. So - One cool thing is that they served very nice non-alcholic beverages before the show...More

Thank Musicbones
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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
kiran m
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).