Hanoi Opera House is situated at Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem District in downtown Hanoi. The building is proof of the exchange between Vietnamese and western cultures and arts. It has been the venue for many important cultural shows and also a popular attraction for visitors.
The square in front of the opera house, the square of August Revolution was built in the late 19th century. It was named after the August Revolution to mark the historical milestone in 1945. There are other famed architectural works in the vicinity, such as the National Museum of Vietnamese History, Hilton Hanoi Opera, and Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi.