Ha Noi Opera House open to visitors


VGP – The Ha Noi Opera House was on September 6 officially opened to tourists with a view to introducing its historical, artistic, and architectural values.

A corner of Ha Noi Opera House - Photo: Dantri

The visitors have chances to learn about the history of the construction, the architecture of the theater, the main hall entrance, the staircase area and the auditorium of the theatre, as well as the original hand painted designs by French architects.

Meanwhile, the visitors are welcomed to the VIP room of the theatre, learning about traces of bullet shots from December 1946, as well as important events which took place at the Cach Mang Thang Tam (August Revolution) Square from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present.

On the third floor, the travelers also have a chance to learn more about the building materials and theater decorations from the early twentieth century, the restoration process of the theater in 1995, documents, ancient photos on the theater and events which took place both inside and outside the theatre.

The Ha Noi Opera House is open to visitors at 10.30am on every Monday and Friday. From October, 2017, the theatre will increase their reception. Duration of visit is 1 hour 30 minutes, fare is VND 400,000.

The tours are expected to implement the policy of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on exploiting the Hanoi Opera House as a place to perform quality art works, preserve traditional art and build academic art works./.

By Khanh Phuong