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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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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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The puppet show was included with the day tour we had with Buffalo Tours. This was interesting to see, and I think children would really find it a lot of fun. The theatre is not... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A great way to spend an hour. The puppets are beautiful and the stories told are simple but engaging and at times very funny. Would be a great show for children

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a must see for everyone of all ages. I had no idea what to expect but it was amazing, very entertaining and enjoyable even though we didn't speak the language. Recommend to all!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A puppet show with local story lines and musical instruments. Talented puppeteers with great execution and creativity. A must-see for anyone visiting Hanoi. Interesting and informative for adults and children alike.An afternoon well-spent!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The puppet show was included with the day tour we had with Buffalo Tours. This was interesting to see, and I think children would really find it a lot of fun. The theatre is not too big, so all seats would be good. The theatre was full, and our tickets had been purchased in advance. This water puppet performance is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

IT was really great experience for us. Part of this show is translated into english. But really who cares. First time I saw this kind od show and was great. Price only 100k vnd. So not a lot. If you are in Hanoi you should totally see it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The show was pretty nice and well executed. The price is reasonable (100k VND) and it lasts for 45 minutes. Performers talk in Vietnamese but we can easily understand the meaning of each scene. Even if we spent a good moment there, I think it is more targeted for children. I still recommend to watch it if you are in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We attended the puppet show in mid January. The booking staff were kind enough to recommend a show time where we could get closer to the stage (recognising that we had a 5 year old). The show itself was fantastic, a great cultural experience with plenty of interesting bits to keep the kids entertained. Would recommend

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have lived in Hanoi for 2 years and had been putting off the water puppet show. I have a visitor in town and we went last night to the puppet show. It was fantastic!!!! I was very impressed by the show, music, and artists. A great job and event to attend in Hanoi!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The show was funny and nice to look at. It was a little bit short but it was fun to watch :). Good price and i enjoyed the show and too se the stories^^

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Contrary to my inner doubts beforehand this was an enjoyable experience. Most of the cultural significance was lost on me and, I imagine, most other Westerners in the audience, but it didn't much matter because the impact of the music, singing and, most of all, the water puppets themselves was so beguiling, for the fifty minutes of the show anyway... More 

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