Hanoi Opera House at Night

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    The Hanoi Opera House (Vietnamese: Nhà hát lớn Hà Nội) is an opera house in downtown Hanoi, Vietnam. It was erected by French colonists between 1901 and 1911.

    The Hanoi Opera House is considered to be a typical French colonial architectural monument in Vietnam and is also a small-scale replica of the Palais Garnier, the older of Paris's two opera houses.

    The Hanoi Opera House provides the name for the nearby Hilton Hanoi Opera Hotel which opened in 1999 and which, for historical reasons associated with the Vietnam war, was not named the Hanoi Hilton.

    The Saigon Opera House is a smaller structure built around the same time.

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    1. Grace Barus 103 months ago | reply

      Lovely shot... great contrasts of colours. Great job,E !

    2. davidgutierrez.co.uk 103 months ago | reply

      fantastic night lights!

    3. ***irene*** 103 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Crystal Award-- Invited Photos Only, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

      Fantastic work!
      Have a great week!

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    5. Nora Carol 103 months ago | reply

      Great night shot!

    6. hapulcu 103 months ago | reply

      Excellent, great work.

    7. RíchÝ 103 months ago | reply

      Awesome Capture Mt friend.Good work.Keep it up
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    8. donsutherland1 103 months ago | reply

      Very beautiful shot.

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    9. tokek_junior 103 months ago | reply

      That's a very beautiful building and a great night shot! I don't like opera but my father likes it a lot.

    10. Ryu Photo Studio 103 months ago | reply

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    11. Duncan Speight/Away 103 months ago | reply

      Great shot. Wonderful light.

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    12. khosey1 103 months ago | reply

      Gorgeous shot! Nicely captured.

    13. ajpscs 103 months ago | reply

      a beautiful night shot my friend!

    14. © Elizabeth 103 months ago | reply

      Hermosa estructura...

    15. scusiq8 102 months ago | reply

      Definitely a winner!!!
      You deserve another one.
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    16. recepmemik 102 months ago | reply

      Wonderful image..!

    17. MarculescuEugenIancuD5200Alaska 102 months ago | reply

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    18. Tropical Magazine 86 months ago | reply

      My Name is Suwida. I'm the editor of Tropical magazine, a monthly travel magazine based in Bangkok, distributed in South East Asia.

      We'd like to publish some of your photos in 'Hanoi, Vietnam' set. They will go under a photo essay column, 'Colonial Reminiscence' whcih will be published in March, 2011.

      Please email to editor@tropical-magazine.com if you're interested.

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