Hanoi Opera House opens tours
Wednesday, 2017-09-06 10:01:43
NDO – Hanoi Opera House officially welcomed travellers to visit and sample the history, architecture and artistic values from September 6.
The opening day attracted a large number of visitors, especially the elderly.
The visitors were presented with an opportunity 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 the French architects.
Meanwhile, the visitors were 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 travellers 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.
After experiencing the historical architectural value of the Hanoi Opera House, visitors will be able to enjoy an art performance.
The Hanoi 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 VND400,000.
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.