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Thang Long Water Puppet Theater: Tours & Tickets

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Traditional legends and historical tales are among the enchanting puppet plays performed at this popular theatre.
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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57B Dinh Tien Hoang - Hoan Kiem - Ha Noi, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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Reviewed today via mobile

A lovely trip to hear some music and puppets. We didn't get the translation audio guide as we wanted to enjoy the music. If you pick up a programme it is easy to follow. The only downside is the tourists who prefer to film and...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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Reviewed today via mobile

Really nice venue, picturesque from The outside and staff were really friendly. I’d recommend this to families with kids

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank rdhillon89
Reviewed yesterday

Extremely adorable. Beautiful traditional music with a number of countryside scenes with decorative water puppets! The music was good with some different instruments being used.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Malisane C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It wasn't until after the puppet show that we began to learn some of the legends and foundation myths of Vietnam that are portrayed in the 18 sequences of the show. So my advice to people researching their upcoming trip to Vietnam would be to...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank JimboOz
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Located at the Central Point of the main tourist hub. They starts with nice traditional Vietnamese music show. Performers are really nice. They show many traditional, religious and folklore type puppet which reflects directly to the Vietnamese religion, traditions and local life. It is one...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank 574abdurr
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had absolutely no idea what to expect from this show but booked tickets as it came highly recommended. We opted for VIP tickets with delivery to hotel as you need to have a paper copy of your ticket. We booked 24hours in advance and the...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank hnnhbdrzc
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Water puppets and the art of puppetry, go back many centuries.. And the skills of the puppeteer is just wonderful to watch in this small, old theatre.. Young and old will enjoy the make believe story and marvel at how the coordination of both puppeteer...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank tubbies74
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was an amazing experience and I totally recommend it to everyone who wants to see a aspect of Vietnamese heritage.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank manosmitikas
Reviewed 4 days ago

The water puppet show is a thoroughly enjoyable hour of entertainment at a very reasonable price. The show, which celebrates ancient Vietnamese tales and culture, is narrated in Vietnamese, as it should be. Anyone who says it should be changed to English is missing the...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Arran F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Puppet show is by the lake where all the action is. Before the show, we had a tasty apple tart and a coffee, then we went to our numbered seats. We payed more by sitting near the front which was well worth it. We...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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Culture68294537545
21 October 2019|
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Response from vuhoanghai | Property representative |
The show ticket is the paper ticket so you will need to go to the ticket counter to change the ticket. Tks
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4 October 2019|
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Response from vuhoanghai | Property representative |
The show duration is 50 minutes
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6 July 2019|
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You can buy anytime before the show. To get the good seats in the house you should buy earlier.
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