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Thang Long Water Puppet Theater

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Address: 57B Dinh Tien Hoang, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
Phone Number:
84 04 8249494
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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Traditional legends and historical tales are among the enchanting puppet...

Traditional legends and historical tales are among the enchanting puppet plays performed at this popular theatre.

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US$ 11.00*
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Water Puppet Entrance Tickets with Hanoi Hotel Ticket Delivery
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US$ 39.00*
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Hanoi Cyclo City Tour Including Water Puppet Show and Hotel Pickup
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US$ 32.00*
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Water Puppet Show and Old Quarter Walking Tour of Hanoi

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Water puppet show

Very enjoyable and cleverly done. Its a show that is part of the vietnamese culture. Not everyone would enjoy it but i think its a must see. Just remember there can be a couple... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Forster, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very enjoyable and cleverly done. Its a show that is part of the vietnamese culture. Not everyone would enjoy it but i think its a must see. Just remember there can be a couple of theatres in the city so check tickets if you have them already to go to the right one

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Interesting. Ideal for children. If you have an hour to kill at 3.30pm or latter have a look. Musicians talented.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Couldn't understand a word but no matter this was brilliant fun,v hot in theatre,take a fan but not 2 b missed

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a popular activity and the theatre was full of tourists. If you have it's a decent way to while away an hour but if you don't, you won't have missed much. My kids were bored after 15 minutes.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went and felt we could have done without seeing it. It was well done. The music was lovely. The show went quickly so this was good as it wasn't in English. It was good but not out thing

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's different but enjoyed it. A story is told with the puppetry and some nice music and singing lasts about 40 minutes and audience are tourists. My guide said (Vietnamese) that he thought it was boring but agreed as a tourist it is something to experience. The entry fee was only a few dollars

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Wasn't 100% sure of what to expect but was pleasantly surprised. The music was fantastic and the puppets were traditional but very entertaining. Would recommend to anyone in Hanoi.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Probably good if you have kids, or need to kill some time. It's silly and fun and quite entertaining but not really quality. I would probably advise myself not to go.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A must see Didn't really float my boat Book in advance Several people left early Can't really say anymore

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed this show, the music was outstanding. Really good value and we were right up the back but could see just fine. Enjoyable way to spend an hour.

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