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Golden Dragon Water Puppet Theater

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Address: 55B Nguyen Thi Minh Khai St. | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
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Phone Number: +84-88272653

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Water Puppet Show

It is very interesting. Eventhough it is not in English they still make the show happy and understandble for us

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 October 2016
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New York, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

After a day visiting the War Remnants Museum and other war-focused activities, I needed something fun and interesting, and this did not disappoint. The stories are really cute. I didn't understand a word of the lyrics, but it doesn't matter. You get the gist. A lot of tourists were taking a great number of pictures and videos. Tip: sit back... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

It is very interesting. Eventhough it is not in English they still make the show happy and understandble for us

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

I had booked to see this as part of of tour but I didn't know what to expect. However I will say that I had a very enjoyable time and admire the artistry of the puppeteers as well as the musicians and vocalists that were playing live. Great to see some traditional arts alive and well.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We enjoyed the Puppet Show very much. Very entertaining even through we do not understand a single word & songs in the show. Really entertaining !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Unique and entertaining piece of Vietnamese culture. Very well executed--storylines of each "act" are straightforward. No English guidebooks or explanations needed--like watching ballet, maybe?

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Auckland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

The kids loved the show, and surprisingly it was pretty entertaining for adults too... Gets a bit noisy with the speakers turned up really loud but I guess that's how Vietnam is!

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Thank Aklguy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Enjoyed so much this show, pretty expensive but still good, funny, but could not really understand since they are speaking in Vietnamese language.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Wasn't sure what to make of this after reading the various reviews but were pleasantly surprised by the show and the overall atmosphere. Wandering to the venue from the hotel was fun but itself but the show was also really great, the puppets really well done and funny with the fact we did not speak Vietnamese being no problem. Our... More 

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Thank drewbeswick
Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Nice show...only about an hour long but... good entertainment. We wondered how some of the puppets were maneuvered by the puppeteers...I would have liked to see a behind the scenes tour!!!! Each act is short so you won't tire easily. Many younger kids could sit and enjoy the show without getting cranky or sleepy. I was surprised to see that.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

While the show is in Vietnamese we still enjoyed it without being able to understand much. The puppets were beautiful and amazing to watch. The narration and music with also enjoyable. We sat pretty far back in the theatre and there were a lot of people trying to take photos or film the show with their phones/iPads which tended to... More 

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