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Vietnam National Tuong Theatre

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Address: 51 Duong Thanh, | Hanoi, Hoan Kiem, Vietnam, Hanoi, Vietnam
Phone Number: 84.4 8.370.046 - 7.643.449
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A performance is nice!

A wonderful collection of few smaller performances across various segments (a play, a well solo performance, a music performance, a traditional tale in the form of dance drama... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

A wonderful collection of few smaller performances across various segments (a play, a well solo performance, a music performance, a traditional tale in the form of dance drama). Apart from the music and costumes, the highlight was the undetered enthusiasm of the performers in the face of a sparsely populated auditorium. And there is a screen with English subtiles for... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

this show shoudnt miss! interacting with actors and actress are so fun. dressing traditional costumes look like a king with yellow color. and know more abt instrument, music, and history. it was a great nite in Hanoi.

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Ottawa, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

The Hong Ha Theater, which from a flyer sounds like is part of the Vietnam Tuong Theater, offers a show for tourists that runs on Mondays and Thursdays. We happened to walk by it on a Monday and thought it would be interesting to see something from the Vietnamese culture. They advertise an hour-long performance for 150,000 dong/pp and that... More 

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Rotherham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

It's a well put together bit of fun. It lasts about 30 minutes and cost 60dong. For this you can't grumble. Pipes are not my thing but none the less it was an intresting way to spend the night. P's it's not exactly where trip advisor has it on the map. Took us 20 mins trying to find it.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Happened to be walking past just before the show started and ended up going in to see what it was. Got to dress up in the costumes and pose on the giant golden throne which was cool. The show was great in a slapstick kind of way, the costumes were amazing and it was an interesting aspect of vietnamese culture... More 

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This could have been a fun show if they had bothered to share some of the story in the expensive glossy flier you picked up or done some translation caption on wall while the singing was happenings. The first 10 minutes of observing the traditional instruments and the singing were nice but after that I had no clue what was... More 

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mexico city
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

great actors and actress! they really know what performance is! if you never see this kind of show, you won't let you down! btw, im photographer, so i asked them to let me to get in the backstage, and they said yes, they were just nice and kind!

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 via mobile

It would have been a beautiful 45 minute show but unfortunately they allow cameras and filming devices so all the 8 rows in front of us were camera screens and huge iPads! Most annoying, because it was extremely had to see any of the show! Try to get front row seats so you can enjoy it. Great story lines, singing... More 

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Burlington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

It's something unique to Hanoi I believe and clearly a very old tradition. At 45 minutes it's a bit longer than necessary, but certainly something of a must-see. Kids would probably like it.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The performance is quite amazing. (The puppets in the water). And the woman who sing the song and also narration has so so beautiful voice. Overall, the show worth to see since you can learn their lifestyle, culture and tradition from the performance. But the worst thing is the seat. They are so tight and very uncomfortable. If you are... More 

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