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Nice Show !!!

Very nice show. In this modern technology world, it is tough to see traditional shows like this. A... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Singapore, Singapore
Beautiful show

This was a lovely show. Completely in Vietnamese, with no translations but you can still work out... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Michelle F
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Come and enjoy Vietnamese food at Ngon restaurant Thao Dien Village, visitors can entertain themselves with water puppet show here. The show upholds the culture, the traditions of this country and is acted like normal human beings by the...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
195 Nguyen Van Huong | Thao Dien Ward, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
+84 8 3744 6457
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed April 4, 2016

The whole show was in Vietnamese and I had no idea on what was going on with respect to the story line. Fortunately, the show is quite interesting as the acts are very unique to vietnam and quite different to the one i have seen...More

6  Thank ndp85
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Reviewed November 7, 2012

Showing vietnamese culture, in a puppet play. Something very different, brightful music, colorful light effects, the music is played by the vietnamese people who works on the stage, it's a quite interesting experience, but it was bit pricey and kind of difficult to access to...More

3  Thank TSBBrum
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was just the most wonderful thing we saw in Vietnam. We were told to buy tickets in advance and glad we did as very busy. But 50 minutes of sheer entertainment. All done in Vietnamese but easy to get the gist of the story...More

Thank clairejb27
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice show. In this modern technology world, it is tough to see traditional shows like this. A lot of human efforts are required to run synchronized shows like this. Don't miss the show. The only downside is the show is completed on Vietnamese so...More

Thank dhanatheexplorer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a lovely show. Completely in Vietnamese, with no translations but you can still work out what is going on. The puppetry itself is amazing - a lot of talent there! And the music and singers are great too. Definitely worth going to see.

Thank Michelle F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

seriously i dont really understand on the storyline since it was presented in vietnamese language. but the i can tell u, its not an ordinary puppet show and need sharp skills to control all the puppets. Its worth a visit if you happen to visit...More

Thank shahrul1992
Reviewed October 9, 2018

I knew the show but had never seen it. As a result ,it was so very great and valuable. We asked Concierge in our hotel to buy tickets. It was good, because when we arrived at the theater 15 minutes before the opening time by...More

Thank Holms11
Reviewed August 18, 2018

You can not imagine how much was excited with water Puppet, it was very very Nice. Great, i never forget this experience and the feeling i had, even now i smile while writing about this. the Puppets dance with a great harmony, with Love, with...More

Thank shiraziwine
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

We booked through VIATOR our puppet show experience which they arranged with Southern Breeze International Company Limited. Our guide picked us up at our hotel and brought us to Tao Dan Park in Ho Chi Minh to watch the Water Puppet Show. Although we did...More

Thank MGaiye
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

At 100,000VND this was a nice way to spend an hour. It was an unusual show in that the puppets are controlled by rods under the water rather than by strings. Scenes were not connected but were all quite entertaining. Only problem for me was...More

Thank Anita E
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

See puppets of humans, animals and mythical creatures controlled via complex mechanics by puppet masters behind the scene. Half the time I was wondering how it works. 1 hour is a little too long, 45 min will be perfect. Would be better if there are...More

1  Thank bokensha-kanji
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

A lovely way to spend an evening! Goes for an hour and all in Vietnamese but still really fun and engaging with live music. Would highly recommend!

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Michelle M
February 3, 2018|
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Response from ShirishParanjape | Reviewed this property |
We were at HCM City on 1st August 2017, and we did visit the show which is what I wrote about. On photos, the location shows as "Culture Park". If you use Google Maps, this place is seen as The Golden Dragon Puppet... More
Larry B
June 25, 2016|
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Response from ajhpy | Reviewed this property |
Water puppet show is just the shows itself. Local travel agents usually organise it with the river cruises that include dinner.
December 18, 2015|
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Response from Wilhelm H | Reviewed this property |
Here are 3 Water Puppet Shows as per Leaflet. at 500Pm - 6.30PM amd at 7.45Pm. You have a choice of 3 Option = Water Puppet show - Water Puppet Show + Rong Vang Buffet or Dinner at Rong Vang Buffet. Phone Nr is 0839302196... More