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Golden Dragon Water Puppet Theater

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A must see in Ho Chi Min

The Golden Dragon Water Puppet Show is definitely a must see show. Something different. It lasts... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
nashm2019
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London, United Kingdom
Water puppet Theatre

This was a fun afternoon activity. It was in Vietnamese, but you are able to follow along and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tahlia07
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55B Nguyen Thi Minh Khai St. | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Golden Dragon Water Puppet Show is definitely a must see show. Something different. It lasts about 45 minutes and is based on puppets acting and dancing in a pool on the stage. Have not see a show like this anywhere else. They have 3...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic skill shown by the puppeteers, an enthralling show.It was more technically skilled than a previous water puppet show I have seen in Hanoi

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a fun afternoon activity. It was in Vietnamese, but you are able to follow along and understand what is happening through the puppets actions. We booked our tickets directly through the theatre and picked them up the thirty minutes early as per instructions....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unseen puppeteers perform a show with a great variety of scenes all over a pool of water, while a traditional Vietnamese orchestra provides accompanying background music and singers tell the stories being acted out by the puppets (everything is in Vietnamese but can still enjoy...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed this experience. Lasted about 45 minutes which was perfect. We purchased our tickets in advance and had the tickets ready at our hotel when we arrived. Was within walking distance from our hotel in district 1, and is not far from the War...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After doing some tiring activities around the city this is the best way to end your day.I admire all the puppeteers doing their thing submerged in water.This should not be missed during your stay in saigon.Great show .

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This very short (45 minutes, despite how they promote it) show is entertaining and a unique experience. You sit in a small theater and the stage is quite small. There are live musicians (who looked completely bored to be there - I actually wish you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank amylondon222
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was clever and also a way to appreciate a cultural tradition. You will be wondering how they do it. Afterwards, we got a chance to go backstage & talk to a puppeteer. We won't divulge their secret, but each puppet is individually managed. Only...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MissShoe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Difficult to comprehend how these artisans manage to manipulate the extensive movements of the water puppets. A team of about 10 operators perform numerous scenarios depicting local legends and mythological stories of dragons, unicorns and the like. Quite mesmerising.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The water puppet show was refreshing, interesting and entertaining to me, not just for the kids. It was conversed in local language so couldn't understand, but could likely guess what's going on. Will be more meaningful with English sub-titles on the story. People are still...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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BradC1722
October 4, 2018|
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Response from ramanathanm | Reviewed this property |
Their website claims to have 4 daily shows . All in the evenings . First show is at 16.30. Last at 20.30. Thang Long Water Puppet Show
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petehob
July 9, 2018|
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Response from William S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Yes it is.
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petehob
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My visit to this puppet show was through a tour agency and it also combined a river cruse dinner. We were all adults. But from my travel experience , tour prices for children below 12 years of age will normally and certainly... More
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