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“Top Show” 5 of 5 stars
Review of House of the Dancing Water

House of the Dancing Water
City of Dreams Macau, Macau, China
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Ranked #1 of 29 Activities in Macau
Type: Performances
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Owner description: The World’s Largest Water ExtravaganzaCity of Dreams and Franco Dragone Entertainment Group proudly present the world’s largest water extravaganza – The House of Dancing Water. This breathtaking show is staged in the purpose-built Dancing Water Theater which features approximately 2,000 seats and is designed by world renowned Sandi Pei of Pei Partnership.A Must-see ExperienceThe House of Dancing Water is housed in a purpose-built theater designed with many breakthroughs including a stage pool that holds a record-breaking 3.7 million gallons of water, equivalent to 5 Olympic-sized swimming pools. This state-of-the-art theater provides the setting for an epic love story and spectacular journey through time, showcasing dazzling costumes, special effects and record breaking acts never seen before in a theater.The show is a must-see experience you’ll want to relive over and over again. Be sure to catch it, only at City of Dreams, Macau.
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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“Top Show”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

This show is one of the most exciting I have seen. The action continues from start to finish ,and the stunts are amazing . No matter where you sit you will get a great view, although on the day we went the people in the front few rows did get pretty wet (towels are provided).

Visited September 2013
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“Amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Never saw anything like this. Do not afraid to spend your money for good or even VIP seat. Worth money paid

Visited October 2013
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“Amazing to watch, although difficult to understand”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

The show itself is amazing to watch, as they pack a lot into such a small theatre. The plot / story however is quite bizarre - one moment you are watching people dive into a pool, the next moment you're watching a motorbike stunt team!

I liked that you are allowed to take photographs during the show, but there also appears to be a laid back approach regarding people talking during the show (or perhaps this is just more generally accepted in Chinese culture).

Some seats are cheaper because they have restricted views of the size of the stage, however most of the action happens in the centre so I did not feel like I missed out on anything by going for a cheaper seat.

Visited September 2013
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“OUT OF THE WORLD”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Never in my life have i seen a show with so much variety
and such stunts that keep you on the edge of the seat
jumps from 100 mtrs and above
suddenly at the same place there are people walking
and not to miss the motorcycle stunt men

not to be missed at any cost
must do in macau

Visited June 2013
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Hong Kong, China
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“Patience is a virtue”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

The show is amazing and well worth the visit. I would not worry too much about paying for the best tickets as the show is "in the round" so all the seats are good.

The only problem is you need to be prepared to exercise a great deal of patience with your fellow audience members. I suspect that most of them had never been in theater before. Announcements asking for no flash photography and no use of tablets and smartphones were ignored. Talking was noisy and ceaseless.

Attempts by one staff member to ask a woman sitting near me to stop taking photos led to the audience member yelling at the staff member. This was in the middle of the show.

As long as you can put up with the other audience members, this is well worth the effort.

Visited October 2013
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