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Memorable experience

First of all, they are located at Hang Bac 42, in the old Quarter. They perform x3 times per week... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bangkok, Thailand
Amazing insightful experience into Vietnam’s music culture.

My girlfriend and I bought tickets for this at short notice after reading the excellent reviews on... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2018
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"Visiting Vietnam without listening to a rhythm of ca tru traditional music means that you've not discovered the real spirit of Vietnam yet." "Free yourself and get immersed in ca tru while enjoying performance by Thang Long Ca Tru Theatre. It is a...more
146 Tu Hoa | Tay Ho, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
+84 122 326 6897
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Reviewed 4 days ago

First of all, they are located at Hang Bac 42, in the old Quarter. They perform x3 times per week (Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays) at 8pm. You can buy your tickets in advance in the temple (not online). Once you got your tickets you can...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I bought tickets for this at short notice after reading the excellent reviews on Tripadvisor. It was our last evening in Vietnam and we really spent it well. We both agreed it was one of the best things we experienced whist in...More

2  Thank Dtcams110
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Yes the tickets are a bit pricey at 320,000 vnd per person but honestly, my partner and I were totally blown away by this show. It is so good. It is so moving and important to keep this art and music alive. Do yourself a...More

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

We booked a private show for two and the person we contacted was polite and helpful. The new location at 146 Tu Hoa is quite far away from the Old Quarter so you will have to take a taxi ride for abour 20-30 minutes depending...More

2  Thank Kyominai
Reviewed 21 March 2018

It is said that this is a traditional cultural beauty of the Vietnamese people, although not very understanding, but I find it quite interesting to see the performers.

Thank AmyL5396
Reviewed 18 November 2017

This was one of the most lovely things we did while in Vietnam. The setting in an old temple, the simplicity of the performance, the passion of the musicians - everything about this was lovely and a welcomed moment to relax and enjoy a culture...More

2  Thank peebo38
Reviewed 30 October 2017

The concert was really amazing experience. The artists were wonderful and full of passion. It's one of rarely occasion to hear authentic Vietnamese music. It's worth to listen to traditional music and see people who wear colorful original clothes.

Thank Anna P
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We stumbled across this small theatre and loved the Golden Bell Show which is roughly an hour worth of several Vietnamese songs and dances with pretty costumes and fancy stage set-ups. At times amusingly like an amateur theatre production it's a fun treat for us...More

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Ca L, Manager at Ca Tru Thang Long, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2017

Please check the address, they was wrong place!

Reviewed 19 June 2017

We happened upon a brochure for this concert at our travel agency. Ca Tru is traditional Vietnamese music with singing and instruments--- all a Capella. Lovely experience. Set in an old temple. The musicians and singers are clearly doing this for love of the culture...More

Thank jenabaintheworld
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Ca tru, an ancient traditional type of music was forgotten for a hundred years. The music is foreign to our western ears. But the musicians live the music with heart and soul. This little theater has concerts almost every evening at eight and it is...More

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Cian B
17 March 2018|
Response from Ca L | Property representative |
Hi Cian, We moved to 146 Từ Hoa, Nghi Tam Tây Hồ. So nowadays we only accept private show if you call and oder. So sorry for the distand and not many information for you there! Best Wish,
Heather R
16 July 2015|
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Response from CatruThangLong | Property representative |
28 Hang Buom St. Near Hoan Kiem lake. Please come and enjoy!