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Lotus Water Puppet

16 le Thai to St, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 4 3938 1173
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Vietnamese tradition - don't expect too much but enjoy

Go to see the show to support an old Vietnamese artistic talent. Don't expect too much, and then... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Travelover501011
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Sydney, Australia
Very enjoyable

Enjoyed the performance and admired the skills of the puppeteers. The theatre itself is worth a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
ew25
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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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16 le Thai to St, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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"vietnamese folk"
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"live musicians"
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"cultural experience"
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"music singing"
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"great seats"
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"traditional music"
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"fire breathing"
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"story line"
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"front row seats"
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"long poles"
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"small theatre"
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"entire show"
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"art form"
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"tour group"
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"beautiful building"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Go to see the show to support an old Vietnamese artistic talent. Don't expect too much, and then you will enjoy it for what it is.

Thank Travelover501011
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed the performance and admired the skills of the puppeteers. The theatre itself is worth a visit as an historic building.

Thank ew25
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

An easy, and cheerful way to learn about vietnamease culture. Beatiful puppets and traditional music.

Thank Milagros C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We received free tickets for a water puppet show after booking our Halong Bay trip. I am glad we went as its nice to see a bit of traditional Vietnamese culture. However I must admit to having a couple of fits of the giggles, mostly...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to see local culture you can try this one. Good choice for enjoy the day. And going with friend here is a good thing.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was not that bothered about going, but it was excellent entertainment for 45 mins. very clever, and quite entertaining - there are a few items that creak in that you have to watch for. As this was the only WP show we went to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went as a group of 6 most of us were awake some of the time and were surprised to see other people conscious as well. We would recommend it to all who need a nap in readiness for a night out.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not typically something we would do however, glad we did! It was a great show - talented people behind the scenes. Was told this is a must do - totally agree!

Thank Grace P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Originating in the Red River Delta, a thousand year old tradition, the water puppets act out ancient Vietnamese culture, there are 11 short acts in the 50 minute show, they feature, the Dragon, Unicorn, Tortoise and Phoenix dance, Fairies dance, Fishing, and Agricultural work, it...More

Thank Ann281
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great view from al the seating. Even though I don’t speak any Vietnamese the puppet show was easy to follow and altogether captivating. The live musicians made the whole experience authentic and 100% enjoyable. A whole five bucks if you get your ticket at the...More

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Emma S
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The arrangements were made by my travel agent. All I can say is its worth the money.
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