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Charming, definitely worth a visit!

A short and sweet puppet show run by a highly skilled puppeteer! Come along and support his family... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
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A must see!

Help to keep this beautiful art alive and go enjoy a very entertaining show mastered by a 3rd... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
Priscilla O
Montreal, Canada
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Ahletaung Kyaung Road, Nyaungshwe, Myanmar
+95 9 42833 9482
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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

A short and sweet puppet show run by a highly skilled puppeteer! Come along and support his family to keep the tradition alive - the entry is very cheap!

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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Help to keep this beautiful art alive and go enjoy a very entertaining show mastered by a 3rd generation puppetier. Shows at 7:00 and 8:30 for 5000 kyt

1  Thank Priscilla O
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Amazing puppetry by the sweetest man who carries on the tradition of his father and grandfather who taught him! Puppets are all made by his family. Only 5000 kyats, shows at 7pm and 8:30pm every evening. Small, intimate theater. Tea is served. 100% worth the...More

Thank basco54
Reviewed 23 January 2018

wonderful show. it was such a fun. aung will tell you the history of this place, his family, and the history of puppetery in Myanamar, its a pitty that this is becoming a dying art after such an influence in Myanmar culture.

Thank andrewebraz
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Mr Aunt's puppet show really showcases the rich history through 12 acts of different puppets ranging from a horse to orge. He has also a high level of English so it's great to get further insights to his art. We are there as a family...More

Thank benny2017happy
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

We went to see Aung's show last night as we're in Myanmar to experience the culture as well as see the sights, well we certainly weren't disappointed. Firstly Aung is a master puppeteer, 4th generation and I don't know where else you're going to find...More

Thank woody512
Reviewed 29 November 2017

A delightful performance of puppetry in a small theatre with room for possibly maximum 20 people. It was just wonderful to watch the puppet master, a 32 year veteran of the art passed down through 3 generations of his family, make each puppet come alive....More

1  Thank wenlar2
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

This lovely man, a fourth generation puppet master, is keeping this dying art form of Burmese marionettes alive. Sure, the show is fairly simple, but the skill to make these puppets move is impressive to see in person. He'll welcome you into his garage and...More

1  Thank traveller27892017
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

It’s a must see. It was wonderful to see traditional puppetry. It was quite magical. The owner was really lovely supplied us with green tea and delightful sweets😊 Thank you

1  Thank Isabel H
Reviewed 21 October 2017

If you haven’t saw a puppet show this is the time to do it. A tradition that’s been passing in their family for more then 4 decades. Mr. Aung is so pasionnate, you can see him dancing with his puppet. Very nice show that we...More

2  Thank lysandrelb
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Lyn W
19 August 2017|
Response from StephaniePacific | Reviewed this property |
I sure don't remember how much I paid for the puppet show but I know it was very reasonable (under $10 but how much under I don't know). The "theater" is very small with just a few benches. Beautiful puppets, that are... More
8 November 2016|
Response from StephaniePacific | Reviewed this property |
No real need to book ahead unless maybe it is high season. Just ask your hotel/hostel for directions and buy your tickets there.