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Longlink Traditional Water Puppet Show

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Authentic and Entertaining

I was visiting the Museum of Ethnology when I stumbled upon this attraction. I had heard about... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ally J
Waterloo, Canada
A must-see occasion

It’s a must-see if you come to Vietnam. The combination between music and puppet. Spotlights and... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
Thiện N
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By co-operating between PART Hanoi and Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, we’re successful for reappearing the space of traditional water puppet performance in a green outdoor place. These performances are realized by water puppet troups with 8 shows/day...more
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Nguyen Van Huyen street | Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, Hanoi, Vietnam
+84 98 120 29 25
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I was visiting the Museum of Ethnology when I stumbled upon this attraction. I had heard about Water Puppet Theaters and wanted to see a show so I decided to attend here. While I was waiting for the show to start I was joined by...More

Thank Ally J
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

It’s a must-see if you come to Vietnam. The combination between music and puppet. Spotlights and colorful flags adorn the stage and create a festive atmosphere

1  Thank Thiện N
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

If you’re looking to escape the heat, and sit in a (VERY) well air conditioned theatre and be entertained for a reasonable 100,000 ($6 Aussie), this is the show for you- just don’t expect to understand what’s going on! Live musicians playing traditional music, fascinating...More

Thank Fiona E
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

It's cute and charming. Don't expect a breath taking show, but it gave a nice insight in Vietnamese life and traditions. They sung live and staff was super friendly!

Thank chrisjeh2017
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

The first time when I come here I 'm very happy because the performance team here very friendly and nice team . They show me the special traditional puppet show . I think I'm ready enjoy and I have more experience about Vietnamese cultural ....More

1  Thank Chanh Thang T
Reviewed 17 April 2018

I've seen many water puppet shows in Hanoi since I was small. But this show's very different cause it's outdoor on a small lake with many trees around that bring fresh air. As the manager of the show introduced to me, puppeteers are not professional...More

Thank Hong Ngoc N
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Well cannot say that we enjoyed this at all, after the first five minutes we wondered what we were doing there as it sounded great at the time. However personally speaking I would not waste my time as there are more interesting things to see...More

Thank Anniquelee L
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

That's the most clear tourist trap . Though cheap it's simply a waste of time. The show is in Vietnamese with clearly no intention of getting it accessible to English speakers. The music and musical instruments interesting at the beginning but you get board very...More

Thank Uvchi
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Delightful show with excellent musicians, singers and puppeteers. It was entertaining and funny in parts; it was so nice to see a traditional art form encouraged and continuing. Our hotel booked our tickets, we collected them from our hotel (Era Hotel) reception and walked down...More

Thank 6jas
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

This was a must see while in Hanoi We’ve read so much about this show and we’re eager to take the girls to see the show. No description will match what you’ll get when you see this show in person. Staring with some history of...More

Thank Joe C
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