Free Walking Tours Hanoi
If you are an art lover and a big fan of sophisticated architecture, there is nowhere better than Hanoi to truly feel the charm and influence of French architecture. Free Walking Tours Hanoi will satisfy your thirst for art and beauty.
A not-to-miss destination when it comes to French architecture in Hanoi is St. Joseph’s Cathedral. Standing out with neo-Gothic style, this time-imprinted cathedral of Roman Catholic Church is located in the heart of Hanoi. Built in the 19th century, the church has many delicate details adapted to the architectural style of the famous Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. This is a religious place of thousands of parishioners in Hanoi and also a well-known attraction of both domestic and international visitors.
Next destination that bears an impressive influence of French art and architecture is the Opera House. Covering an area of 2,600 square meters, the Opera House captures all of the eyes of onlookers with its French classic beauty. Inside the theatre is the place where important ceremonies of high-ranking officials and art venues are held, decorated with luxurious and fancy furniture. There is also a number of interesting entertainment spots surrounding the theatre like flower gardens and coffee shops. Although mixed with many styles, the Hanoi Opera House still bears the appearance of a French neoclassical, especially in the architectural structure, two-piece roof style with black stone tiles and interior decorations.