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Good value

At 100,000VND this was a nice way to spend an hour. It was an unusual show in that the puppets are... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2018
Anita E
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Very clever

We found the water puppet show really entertaining. It is suitable for all ages and we feel that... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2018
Tamworth, 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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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

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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

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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!

Thank belaldridge
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

We booked our tickets from our hotel the evening we went. Saw a 6:30pm performance. We enjoyed every minute! It started right on time, the room was airconditioned and we got to sit in the front row just by chance. The show is in Vietnamese...More

Thank JoannaFraticelli
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

This show just for 50 minutes is mind boggling and real good that one should not miss when you are in Hanoi

Thank dinesh r
Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

We found the water puppet show really entertaining. It is suitable for all ages and we feel that for 220 Dong it’s money well spent. The performance lasts 45 mins and contains clever puppetry and authentic Vietnamese music and storytelling. I think everyone is thinking...More

Thank Countrygal135
Reviewed April 11, 2018

I loved the puppet show. It was very entertaining and at the same time very cultural, it was representing the history of Hoi An, the movement was just amazing, it was a water show and had a lady speak through a microphone to give you...More

Thank freddiemgreen
Reviewed April 10, 2018

A very cultural show. Full of a mix of entertainment and cultural style. Highly reccomend it if you’re staying in or near Hoi An. Shows on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday’s and not too busy.

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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