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Water Puppet Show and Old Quarter Walking Tour of Hanoi

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USD 32.00
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    What to Expect
    Your ticket comes with a brief guided orientation prior to Check in your seat about 15 minutes.

    A tour representative will deliver your Water Puppet ticket to your hotel and provide you with an information sheet to enhance your experience once you are on the show in order to discover the most famous Water Puppet Show with 14 original items selected from the repertoire of 40 items of the ancient Vietnamese Puppetry.

    The show also involves the participation of many Eminent and excellent artists of the Water Puppet Theater.

    Your ticket allows you to skip the public lines waiting to buy. Pre-booked tickets help you to have best seats in advance with the guaranteed services in case of full booked show - normally, waiting times are notoriously long.

    After the show, Tour guide would wait you at the Exit Gate of The Theatre to take you around Old Quarter of Hanoi to see and understand the real life of Local people and Hanoian people. Without walking, tasting, smelling, hearing, seeing Old Quarter of Hanoi means you have not been to Hanoi.

    The expert tour guide would show you how Old Quarter of Hanoi was formed, the current life of the Old Quarter. The contrast of the wet rice agricultural civilization in the show and modern life of Hanoi People help your understanding about Vietnam much more meaningful.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Meeting Address at our Office: 03 Gia Ngu street, Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi before the show time 30 minutes
    From our office to Water Puppet Theatre just 2 minutes walk!
    • 1-hour walking tour Old Quarter with experienced comments of guide
    • Entry/Admission - Thang Long Water Puppet Theater
    • Camera tickets in show
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Food and drinks
    • Pick up and Drop off
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Water Puppet tickets deliver to customers when you come to our office before of the show time 30 minutes.
    • Camera using in show would be charged a ticket. Flash should not used in the show
    • Skip-the-line access of the Water Puppet Theatre apply to the chosen seats by theater official. Customers have take the seats with the seat number given
    • It is important to arrive 20 min early to the Water Puppet Theater meeting point; late comers will not be reimbursed or having no brief information
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    I had the privilege of attending the Water Puppet Show just this past evening.. I had never heard of this type of performance art before. The theater it took place in was very nice and comfortable. The musicians who made up the small orchestra playing their traditional
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    This place was not many people visit for show but i think they getting more busy in the soon time. We like this place
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    We easily bought tickets at the door, so you do NOT need to buy in advance at a premium through a 3rd party. The introductory orchestral piece was fascinating before the show started. Then it was absolutely tremendous despite the often repeated moves. This is a show that
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    This is good show for kids, pretty innovative way of doing the puppet show on the water, never seen that before. It is worth seeing if you haven't before this sort of this. However, please make sure you are sitting in the front to get a good view.
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    Responded 3 Feb. 2018
    Dear Karthik, Thank you for your nice words about show in Hanoi. Water Puppet Show has been famous in Vietnam from the XI century with the wet rice culture. Today's Vietnamese water puppetry is a unique variation on the ancient Asian puppet tradition. Maybe the artists performed and sing in Vietnamese language then you understand not much about the contents of the legends in the show. You also may take a seat far from the stage then this make you upset. The theme of the skits is rural and has a strong reference to Vietnamese folklore. It tells of day-to-day living in rural Vietnam and Vietnamese folk tales that are told by grandparents to their grandchildren. Stories of the harvest, of fishing and of festivals are highlighted. Legends and national history are also told through short skits. Many of the skits, especially those involving the tales of day-to-day living, often have a humorous twist. The show time is 15:00, 16:10, 17:20, 18:30 and 20:00 every day. Shows are everytime full booking, then if you want to enjoy this. We recomend to book the tickets in advance. All the best! Warmest regards, Bui Nam (Mr.) General Manager
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    A visit to the theatre is a must when on holiday.. To see the water puppet show is definately not to be missed. The art of Vietnames pippetry at a water puppet show, which is over a thousand year old is spell binding. Very entertaining.
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