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Loved the music

Interesting show, I can imagine how children would find this fun in the olden days. The... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Good Folk Show

Our tour group visited this water puppet theater and found the performance to be very good. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Interesting show, I can imagine how children would find this fun in the olden days. The traditional music was the best part. The theater is very old and falling apart, our sets were like sitting on wood benches.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank youngarmywife
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our tour group visited this water puppet theater and found the performance to be very good. The performance lasted about 45 minutes and the pictures on Trip Advisor are accurate. Amazing what the performers can do. BE ADVISED - a couple of the skits release...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank edwardh529
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a lovely cultural show, although the stories were sometimes hard to keep up with, as (of course) the speech and singing is all in Vietnamese.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Paradise14299084857
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time. The music was relatively subdued. The theater lovely. The drama of the ducks and fox, and the animal ballets were wonderful. Traditional instruments used. Live singing. So much better than we expected.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Helen R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The show was awesome. Very affordable, our show was at 4, loads of people were coming in well after 4:15 and it disturbs the show. That’s the only downfall. The show itself was pretty neat with all the theatrics. Was about an hour long.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank adamc770
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and one of our friends decided it would be a great cultural experience to go to this show. We only spent 100.000 VND per ticket, which is cheap. We went and were rather jaw-dropped at the beginning of the show. The Vietnamese music...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jbinschus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I think a visit to a water puppet show is on the list of all tours to Vietnam - the only locals In the theatre are the performers! That said it is a fun show - my children (9 and 11) enjoyed it and it’s...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SalMarg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are regular 1 hr shows throughout the day. Bought tickets just before the show. Interesting small theatre with deeply inclined seating in the stalls and a balcony. The show is a series of scenes showing the life of the people of the north as...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank iguana_9
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were fortunate to get second row seats to this very lovely water puppet show. Sponsored by the Ministery of Culture. The acts are accompanied with North Vietnamese folk music and singing. There are 12 acts in total and is incredible how the puppeteers work...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jamesv678
Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed this, but it lacked something. I saw it as a traditional show, that had to be seen. The puppeteers are very skilful at what they do, as are the musicians. Must admit I slept through part of it.

Date of experience: December 2018
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20 November 2016|
Response from Suresh_Srivastava |
The arrangements were made by my travel agent. All I can say is its worth the money.
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Response from Chrys_Perera | Reviewed this property |
vnd 100,000/= (5 usd)