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Lotus Water Puppet: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 5 days ago

This water puppet show was the highlight of my trip to Hanoi, They are incredibly skillful and they have been doing this type of show for a very long time, The cost was not expensive and I loved it, I was amazed at how the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank dougljones
Reviewed 6 days ago

It was a good way to start a night. Air conditioning-a good cultural play with water puppets, it’s pretty funny at times and all the actors and musicians are very proud of what they do. Beautiful cultural traditional display of puppets on the surface of...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank jp023a
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone visiting Vietnam should visit a water puppet show. The Lotus Puppet is opposite Hoan Kiem Lake.The art of water puppetry is unique to Vietnam,so is a must see.There is traditional music all in Vietnamese, show lasts about nearly an hour,great to see. This is...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank thomas9659
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Water Puppet is a iconic center in Hanoi.Overall a good place to spend time being a tourist in a foreign country.This one is located near Hoan Kiem Lake. It was 50 minutes long and started out with a live traditional Vietnamese orchestra playing. Very unique...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank kinneydemetra
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Authentic and genuine water puppet show, done according the tradition, with the proper instruments and driven by real professionals. A must visit in Hanoi.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank teseum
Reviewed September 2, 2019

Something different and something your are not sure what you are going to see but worth every penny. most enjoyable. Great scenes depicting rural life and scenes of natural history.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Dr Havard S
Reviewed August 29, 2019

This show hasn't changed in twenty years and it is beginning to show. The tape with the explanations being played during the show is indiscernible, the theater is aging, and some of the performances are obviously a much-repeated routine. Having said that, every visitor to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank hannostamm
Reviewed July 31, 2019

We walked by and thought we should check it out. We were not disappointed as a local cultural experience. The show was done in English so it was easy to understand and follow. The ticket price for kids and adults are the same. Each ticket...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank p911turbo
Reviewed July 22, 2019 via mobile

Witnessed a 50 minute production of traditional water puppet theatre in Hanoi and was mesmerized! The performance - including live musicians , live actors and a variety of water puppets from the Vietnamese folklore. The theatre was beautiful, price was right and the AC was...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank NicolasDoyon
Reviewed June 29, 2019 via mobile

Lotus Water Puppet is a iconic center in Hanoi.Overall a good place to spend time being a tourist in a foreign country. Especially if you're interested in local culture. The musicians and performers were awesomely talented! However, it could be because they have done the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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March 8, 2019|
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Response from Nancy W | Reviewed this property |
Depends on where you want to sit and what is available. Prices vary but as answered previously, approximately$ 4-5 USD as of February 2019.
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November 20, 2016|
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The arrangements were made by my travel agent. All I can say is its worth the money.
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Response from Chrys_Perera | Reviewed this property |
vnd 100,000/= (5 usd)
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