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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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Quick bit of fun

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
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Rotherham
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44 reviews 44 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
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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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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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
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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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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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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

It was very clever and entertaining. IT was great to see such an old art being maintained by the younger generation

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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Get ready to be blown away -- truly! imagining some hard to follow, arcane and unengaging piece of somewhat amateurish theatre -- WRONG! The acting, music, movements and costumes make this truly a glorious spectacle. They had us from the first moment with the dancing dragons. I have never seen such a fully integrated piece of theatre (acting, music, movements,... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

This was a truly vibrant performance that made me appreciate being in Vietnam all the more. The acting was fantastically done; some scenes were hilarious, others were intense (Ho Nguyet Co Turning into a Fox), but it all made for a nice break from chaotic Hanoi. The music was even declared an "Intangible Cultural World Heritage Event" by UNESCO. I... More 

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