The Municipal Theatre, also called the Great Theatre, was built in 1904 in the heart of Hai Phong. The entire project was supervised by the architects were French. The theatre is a two-story building with a veranda, a large hall, a mirror-room, a cloakroom and a dining room. The auditorium has a seating capacity of 400. The ceiling is ornamented with flowers frescos and the names of famous writers and artists. All great festivities of the city are held in the Municipal Theatre Square.