They were built at the same time and via the French style but each of them in Hanoi, Hai Phong and HCM city is not same. There are some different point. This is 3 opera house was built by French in the end of 19th and begin of 20th
Hanoi opera house
It was built based on Paris opera house from 1901 to 1911 in Trang Tien bridge, Hanoi opera house is one of the representative building of Vietnam Capital. Grand cathedral Hanoi, Uncle Ho Museum, one pillar pagoda and Hanoi opera house are favourite place for visitor travel Hanoi. Located in August Revolution Square, far from here, visitor can enjoy panorama view of this building. It’s a luxury and classic beauty with many lines of pillar, arch door and balcony. There is a large space inside with chandelier clampslight system. The lobby is place for welcome visitor, mirror room where many importance ceremonial happened, audience’s room is the place where culture activities, art performance happened. There is a big stage and almost 600 seats.
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Hai Phong opera house
Hai Phong opera house is called City opera house as a official name. It’s in Hoang Van Thu street, Hong Bang district. It was built in 1904; in 1912 It finished. This is place to holding some culture, policy event of city. Standing in front of Hai Phong opera house, visitor will see that it was build via medieval French theater, Baroc style. It’s two floor building, lobby, mirror room, canteen and a main stage with 400 seats. Hai Phong opera house also make a strong impression on visitor by natural light system of 100 window and door. The space in front of Hai Phong opera house is a large square. By night, this is favourite place for Hai Phong people come to and relax.
HCM CITY opera house
Although it’s not as famous as Saigon Notre-Dame Cathedral but Opera house is a tourist site can not miss in HCM city. It’s in Dong Khoi street, district 1, this is one of three opera house was built by French at the same time. It was built in 1898 and finished in 1900. Regarding the architecture, It was built by Gothique style which is very popular in France 19th, beginning of 20th. Regarding the size, it’s a one floor building but there is a 1.800 seats room. The modern system of sound, light; this is the place to hold many art show as: drama, reformed, opera show…