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Interesting Cultural Experience

I would recommend this show because it is an interesting cultural experience. It was kind of long... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Trippy and weird.

OK. This is one of the strangest things I have seen, in a really good way. It may be an amazing... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2018
Kevin R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would recommend this show because it is an interesting cultural experience. It was kind of long, and I got a little bored near the end. Still worth it though, especially for how cheap it is.

Thank hvgallerani
Reviewed September 7, 2018

OK. This is one of the strangest things I have seen, in a really good way. It may be an amazing cultural experience, but it is also really strange. Dragons shoot water, a farmer and his wife try to catch ducks but fail, another farmer...More

Thank Kevin R
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Tickets can be bought at the door... we got our ticket literally 2 mins before the 5 PM (100k per ticket) session and the seats were really good. It is not the newest or more comfortable theatre but it keeps you out of the head...More

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Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

The water puppet show had live musicians and a number of different acts. It is quite special as a Hanoi attraction, definitely something you won’t see outside of Vietnam. The skill of the puppeteers is fantastic. Show runs for 50 mins and the theatre is...More

Thank EmmalauraM1
Reviewed July 28, 2018

The show as about 50 minutes long in a lovely air-conditioned theatre with comfy seats. The puppeteers are supported with some traditional musicians and singers which are really hypnotic. Difficult to follow the translation but the puppetry tells you everything you need to know. Make...More

Thank N G
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Puppetry show staged in a pool of water. A Hanoi specialty. Was a good show, lasted about 45-50 minutes. Very skilled musicians and puppeteers. The theater is not too big so you sit relatively close to the stage. Thoroughly enjoyed it. Worth the price and...More

Thank Osamede
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Bought tickets before show and returned at 5pm for the show. About 45 mins there are longer water puppet shows nearby, but as it is in Vietnamese the time was adequate. Cost 100,000 vnd approx $6 aussie dollar.

Thank Judy C
Reviewed June 25, 2018

We bought our tickets in advance and were given allocated seating. The show was just under an hour telling stories of farmers and tigers all portrayed on water from behind bamboo screens. I had never seen anything like it in the west and found it...More

Thank Deryn H
Reviewed June 9, 2018

Show was fun and interesting. Picked up tickets at Theatre and staff was great. Show lasts about 45 - 50 minutes but was a fun and interesting to watch

Thank kesa s
Reviewed May 31, 2018

Very good and interesting puppet show. Show last about 50 minutes and is an old and traditional entertainment. We had front row seats, (not asked for) but we did not evan get wet!! It was very clever and well done and is a good insight...More

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Emma S
November 20, 2016|
Response from Suresh_Srivastava |
The arrangements were made by my travel agent. All I can say is its worth the money.
Emma S
November 20, 2016|
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vnd 100,000/= (5 usd)