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Golden Dragon Water Puppet Theater

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Address: 55B Nguyen Thi Minh Khai St. | Dist. 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
Phone Number: 84-88272653
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It cost Vnd180000. On Nguyen Thi Minh rd. About 15 minutes walk from pham ngu lao. 5.00-6.30- 7.45pm shows.full house. The Vietnamese song,music and how the puppet act in a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
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Surabaya, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 NEW

It cost Vnd180000. On Nguyen Thi Minh rd. About 15 minutes walk from pham ngu lao. 5.00-6.30- 7.45pm shows.full house. The Vietnamese song,music and how the puppet act in a shallow pool about 3x7 meters .....very entertaining.must see

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 NEW

A must see traditional water puppet show well worth a visit to soak up the culture and atmosphere. Very entertaining and only lasted about an hour or so no overload

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

This show is all in vietnamese but that doesn't matter because it is done so well that you can understand the story. Very professional and the musicians and the puppets were of the highest quality of entertainment. Kids and adults loved it

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Amazing cultural experience do Not miss it, awesome music, interesting venue, we will go Every time we visit Vietnam.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This water puppet show is beautifully executed. It is the traditional battle between good and evil that you see in so many different forms in East Asian ceremonies. Evil dragon monsters pitched against brave princes. They even manage to put some humor into the deadly battles. Great evening for all age groups. Visited in February 2014

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We purposely went to this theater as we had heard many good stories about it. It was certainly very good, much better than we thought. Even though the story line was in Vietnamese language, this didn't distract from the entertainment. You could follow what was happening quite easily. Theater was very crowded, I don't believe there were any seats available... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Although I do not understand their language, base from the brochure given to us prior to the show, so that make me have rough idea and understand what is the show about. Its kind of interesting and funny!! Must watch when you visit Vietnam!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

This show is a pleasure to watch. The music is very interesting. they conduct the show in Vietnamese, which we do not understand a single word, but we still manage to interpret it and understand (or so we think), Sit at the front row seats (sometimes water will splash over). It is not only puppets of people but also animals,... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

If you haven't seen a water puppet show, this one is as good as any other. I'd recommend seeing this only because they put care into the music as well as the puppet performance. It's also interesting to see a very traditional art form in Vietnam. Tickets are available for purchase before the show... Arrive early for better seating.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

As I have previously mentioned,comparing Sai Gon with the performance at Han Oi is chalk and cheese.Puppets at Sai Gon are by far the better experience,more finesse,less noise (although Vietnamese must have noise at Any function!)My Family of eight inclusive of four grandchildren (9 - 15) were enthralled by the act when they saw it in 2013 whereas on travelling... More 

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