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Address: 57B Dinh Tien Hoang, Hanoi, Vietnam
Phone Number: 84 04 8249494
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: Traditional legends and historical tales are among the enchanting puppet...
Traditional legends and historical tales are among the enchanting puppet plays performed at this popular theatre.
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great night would recommend.Geoff

Ithuohght that the theatre was excellent. It was different to showas that I have seen before.An excellent night was had by my wife and I, & it was ridiculous entrance... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This show gives you a look into Vietnamese culture and traditions. It was a bit random but worth the visit. The show took about an hour and there was no English translation.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Ithuohght that the theatre was excellent. It was different to showas that I have seen before.An excellent night was had by my wife and I, & it was ridiculous entrance fee.Something like $5us each.Well worth iy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Wanted to watch this since my first visit 3 years ago and finally I managed to watched it in Hanoi. It's my first puppet show. I like the music and the show =) However, it would be better if I understand Vietnamese language. So, it will be better for foreigners to have a brochure of the water puppet show which... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The music was entertaining but the puppets were only interesting for 3 or 4 of the 14 scenes in the show. Very warm - don't go if you are feeling sleepy!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

It is a part of the cultural visit to Vietnam, the theater is not one of the best but the show is amazing . Dont miss this entertaining acting of puppets, and gives you an insight of the past , the olden times i mean and how life is evolved to modernity.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

My partner and I had very different views following our visit here but it was certainly worth a visit whilst in Hanoi. The queues were very long so arrive well in advance to purchase your tickets. The show is all in Vietnamese and personally I didn't find it easy to follow so just enjoyed the concept and the music. My... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Although not in English, you can still get a grasp of the story. Very well performed with live music from traditional instruments and the puppets looked almost real as they jumped and splashed around in the water. Try getting front row seats :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The water Puppet theatre was a quaint insight into Vietnam's history, culture and traditions. An interesting way to spend a couple of hours.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

What's delightful peep into Vietnamese culture! Invented in the rice fields, the puppets are a wonderful work of art, the puppeteers very clever and the stories delightful. The shows run for about an hour.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

You will find the water puppet theatre mostly filled with tourists. It's a nice spot of entertainment and a part of the Hanoi experience.

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Address: Address: 57B Dinh Tien Hoang, Hanoi, Vietnam
Phone Number: 84 04 8249494
Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi

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