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Saigon Opera House


Saigon Opera House is located in Ho Chi Minh City. The theater was built in 1900. This is one of the works of French architectural beauty and a symbol of the city. The theater is not only a performance venue for the Ho Chi Minh City Ballet and Orchestra but also a Destination that attracts tourists when coming to Saigon.

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Explore the Unique Architecture of the Saigon Opera House

Saigon Opera House has French colonial architecture, located in the center of Ho Chi Minh City. Built in 1897. Today, this work has become a cultural symbol of the city for more than a century. Seeing the unique architecture of the theater, you will see the talent and creativity of the architects.

History of Saigon Opera House: Cultural Symbol of Ho Chi Minh City

Saigon Opera House, located in Ho Chi Minh City, is a cultural symbol with a history dating back to the late 19th century. The building was built in 1897 by French architect Eugene Ferret.

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Unique Saigon Opera House

Saigon Opera House is an architectural and artistic relic with an area of ​​2016m², in balance with the Hanoi Opera House. The facade is influenced by French Petit Palais art. Innovative interior design with full equipment.

Activities You Can’t Miss When Coming to Saigon Opera House

Saigon Opera House with ancient and solemn architecture. A variety of cultural activities regularly take place here, from theater and opera performances to music and ballet. This is also the venue for fashion exhibitions and cultural events.

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How To Get There?

Saigon Opera House is located in the central area, easily accessible by many means such as:


If you know how to ride a motorbike, this is the most convenient means of transportation. The Theater has a large parking lot, open from 08:00 – 22:00.


You can travel to the Theater by car. Besides, you should pay attention not to go there during rush hour to avoid traffic jams. The theater has car parking. Opening hours from 08:00 – 22:00 (Capacity: 50 cars)


Taking the bus is the safest and most cost-effective way. Bus routes near Saigon Opera House that you can take are 02, 03, 19, 45, 53. Bus routes that you can stop at are:

  • Me Linh Square is about 273 meters
  • Opera House is about 119 meters
  • Department of Planning & Investment is about 279 meters
  • Vincom Center is about 211 meters

Recommended Accommodation

  • Sedona Suites Ho Chi Minh City: 67 Le Loi streett, Ben Nghe, District 1, HCM
  • Intercontinental Residence Saigon
  • Park Hyatt Saigon Hotel


Saigon Opera House is a historical building and has beautiful architecture. Theater is an important part of Ho Chi Minh City’s history. The ideal place to experience the city’s culture and history. Saigon Opera House is a destination not to be missed when traveling to Saigon.

Above is information about Saigon Theater. Origin Travel hopes this information will be useful for your tour in Ho Chi Minh City. Hope you have a great time here.

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