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Full-Day Hue City and Perfume River Bike Tour
"50km cycling (L)Recognized as a UNESCO world heritage site in 1993 this city is famous for its magnificent architecture. It’s citadel palaces pagodas and royal tombs frame a poetic background of greenery on the banks of the Perfume River. In the morning we’ll cycle to visit the Hue Citadel and Imperial City. Then we’ll bike upstream aside the legendary Perfume River. Along the way Vietnam Bike Tours’ll stop to visit Thien Mu pagoda then continue to the rolling hills of the surrounding countryside where we’ll find the Royal Tombs of the Nguyen Emperors. We’ll take some time to visit Tu Duc and Khai Dinh tombs. After exploring the splendid gardens and ornate architecture of the tombs we’ll return to Hue to end the trip."
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5-Day Vietnam Central Coast Bike Tour from Hue to Nha Trang
"Day 1: Hue - Hoi An 100km cycling (L D)On the first day we’ll drive by bus 18km out of Hue to the coast. There we’ll begin riding off the beaten track for 40km along a picturesque narrow peninsular road from Thuan An Beach to Vinh Loc. We’ll hop on a local ferry to cross an estuary of the Perfume River before re-mounting our bikes on Highway 1. Here we will cycle the first of the day’s three hill climbs. In the evening we’ll check into the hotel in Hoi An
From $1,153.00
 
4-Day Bike Tour from Hue to Hoi An Ancient Town Including My Son Sanctuary
"Day 1: Hue - Da Nang 60km+ cycling (L)Our guide will retrieve you from your hotel in Hue and organize a transfer out of the city. The day’s bike ride will begin at Thuan An beach and head to Cau Hai lagoon where you will see local fishermen and stilt houses on the water. Lunch will either be held as a picnic on the way or at a local restaurant. After lunch we’ll continue riding to Lang Co beach. On the way you’ll cycle up the Hai Van pass and enjoy a scenic view from the summit. Then we’ll continue cycling along the coast to the hotel for our overnight stay in Da Nang.Day 2: Da Nang - Hoi An 45km+ cyclng (B L)In the morning we’ll visit the Cham museum in the city. Then
From $744.00

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Opera House

Another example of French Colonial Architecture, is the 1897 Opera house. it seats 800 people and was used for the national assembly form 1956 to 1975 before being converted back to a performance...
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Jim_Eliason
Oct 12, 2016

An Old Nice Building!

Saigon Opera House- Ho Chi Minh Municipal Theatre. Located in a convenient location in the city center, this is seen as the central and municipal theater where takes place theatrical and art...
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KeithValentina
May 07, 2015

Municipal Theatre

Also known as the Saigon Opera House, this wonderful example of French colonial architecture lies in the heart of the city's District 1 area, surrounded by new shopping plazas and posh hotels. Built...
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Willettsworld
May 03, 2010

Municipal Theatre

Constructed in 1897 to the original design by French architect Eugene Ferret. The building underwent considerable internal modifications after the French withdrawal from South Vietnam in accordance...
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JohanIsWeg
Dec 17, 2008

Another stop in HCMC tour

On your daily tour in HCMC, if you start from Post Office and Notre Dame Cathedral and moving to City Hall, Opera House will be your stop in the middle. It is located at the start of the famous Le Loi...
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muratkorman
Nov 07, 2008

The Opera House

The Opera House is naother French colonial building in Ho Chi Minh, it's three floors high and can seat 1800 people... although it was built as an opera house, it didn't stay that way all the time. In...
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call_me_rhia
Jul 26, 2007

Opera House in the Evening

I was so tempted to walk in as they were having a concert within the building. Chose not to in case I get shot at...Kidding!Historical building built by the French in the 1900s. It fortunate that the...
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Aidy_p
Apr 28, 2007

opera house

Built by the French at the end of the 19th Century and renovated in the 1940's this is a fine example of colonial architecture. It is no longer used for operas but for occasional performances of...
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stalks
Sep 11, 2006

Theatre and Opera

The National Theatre (also called Opera House) was built in 1900 to cater for the cultural cravings of the French colonialists. Today, it still caters for cultural buffs, and is another fine example...
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maria_hz
Jul 21, 2006

aka Municipal Theatre

This building is beside the Continental Hotel, and right in front of Caravelle. It is one of those many buildings in HCMC that reflect its colonial past with its architecture.We took this photo across...
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chatterley
Jul 01, 2005

Opera House

Built by the French at the end of the nineteenth century and renovated in the 1940s, this fine example of colonial architecture is a landmark in the centre of Saigon. It is no longer used for European...
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iwys
Mar 06, 2005

Saigon Opera House (Ho Chi Minh Municipal Theater)

This magnificent building was built at the turn of the century and renovated in the 1940s. Three stories and 1,800 seats are inside. Today it does very little in terms of performances, but it is a...
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xiquinho
Oct 07, 2004
 
 
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Bitexco Financial Tower

I simply love the BHD Cinema Experience. And they have the best Caramel Popcorn in town! Also for girls who love UK Shopping Brands, they have TopShop, TopMan, Warehouse, etc. over here. For a...
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Cholon Mosque

The Cholon Mosque in Saigon's Chinatown is representative of the city's small Malaysian and Indonesian Muslim communities. Built in 1932, the blue and white house of worship is an island of simplistic...
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Diamond Plaza

Not exactly a classic Saigon landmark, but it's a favorite with expats. Inside is a mall that's indistinguishable from an American mall, until you look closely at the products on the shelves. Upstairs...
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Chinatown

We went to the Cho Binh Tay at 11:30am and left at the Main Bus Stop about 300metres away from Cho Binh Tay at 2pm. It was big...there were 2 floors but we visited only the ground floor as I was...
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Fito Museum of traditional Vietnamese medicine

While I confess I'm in the Minchin school when it comes to 'alternative' medicine, the Fito Museum of traditional Vietnamese medicine is worth a trip away from the centre. Set over four floors of an...
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Cafe Zoom

WHEN YOU WALK AROUND SAIGON YOU REALLY CANT HELP BUT NOTICE THAT THERE IS QUITE A FEW MOTORBIKES IN THIS BUZZING CITY.. THREE MILLION OR THERE ABOUTS !! THE MOTORBIKES ZOOMING AROUND THE CITY IS A...
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