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Thang Long Water Puppet Theater

Water Puppet Entrance Tickets with Hanoi Hotel Ticket Delivery
from US$11.00*
Water Puppet Entrance Tickets with Hanoi Hotel Ticket Delivery
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Traditional legends and historical tales are among the enchanting puppet plays performed at this popular theatre.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
As featured in 3 Days in Hanoi
57B Dinh Tien Hoang, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 4 8249 2222
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Reviewed today via mobile

We were skeptical about the show but had some extra time in Hanoi so we decided to go the water puppet show and we really enjoyed it. They have 3 shows a day. 5.20pm, 6.30pm and 8.00pm. The tickets are 100.000 dong per person.

Thank tezzzka
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A must do if you’re in Hanoi. The show is around 50 minutes long and 100,000VND. The show isn’t performed in English, however you can still follow the story by watching the puppets. The puppeteers are so clever and produce such a magical show. The...More

Thank HR1945
Reviewed 2 days ago

I've watched the water puppet show in Ho Chi Minh during my first visit to Vietnam. At that time, I just thought this traditional show is quite unique. When I watched the 2nd time in Thang Long Water Puppet Theater few years later, the same...More

1  Thank YOONG YIN A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went in with quite high expectations because this activity is supposedly a “must-do”, but I would rate this as pretty low on the list of things to do in Hanoi. The stage was hard to see (seats not on a steep enough inclination). The...More

Thank Navigate815550
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The show is good but young children would appreciate it more than adults. It's worth what you pay. You can see clearly even at the very back

Thank billie_birilli
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A good production showing a bit of Vietnamese culture and history. Talented puppeteers for sure. Buy tickets at the door is my advice, don’t waste your money with pre-booking companies.

1  Thank Steve P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you are in Hanoi this is a must watch.vietanamese traditional folk show with puppets and local live music.

Thank Partha B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very talented people and great show! Music was great and traditional and very clever the way the puppets are done. Obviously the language wasn’t English but you can still enjoy it. If you come to Hanoi you much do this! Only 45 minutes long but...More

Thank Rosie K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Quite unique and different! The music is amazing! So cultural and pleasant to listen. The show is entertaining, especially for children. Buy your tickets a least one hour prior to the show!

Thank Lucia C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A must see!!! Such an amazing show, the talent of the musicians, and puppeteers are incredible! An absolute must see when traveling to Hanoi!

Thank Becky G
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7 July 2018|
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Response from Mark N | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the theatre had good air conditioning when I went.
Ashwathram r
17 April 2018|
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Response from Family Gamers G | Reviewed this property |
We booked our tickets through our hotel, you cannot book online. You can buy before performance at box office, reservation not mandatory, but good idea.
Ashley O
10 April 2018|
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Response from LNKHN | Reviewed this property |
Pls go to website and use email.