It is impressive what they do with the water puppets but the chairs are too small and the story is for children. Many of us almost felt asleep
About Thang Long Water Puppet Theater
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Gets big reviews...it is fun...old and young..but after 5 or 10 minutes for anyone over 15, it wears thin. Music is very good...the puppets are amazing...how do they do it? A local phenomena but it held by attention for about 10 minutes....remember they love it...
While the water puppet theatre is listed as a tourist attraction everywhere I wouldn't recommend it particularly if your time in Hanoi is short. I know it's traditional and been around for hundreds of years and I'm sure it's very highly skilled but I traveled...More
Several locals recommended we go here so decided to on our last night. It's not expensive and lasts less than an hour. The seating organisation was a little messy as they just write your seat number on your ticket which lead to someone having the...More
An amazing experience of Vietnamese culture- the water puppets were an art form developed by Vietnamese farmers during floods. The show features a highly asthetic series of mini, universal stories, lots of fun no matter how old you are or where you are from. The...More
it was the first time I had seen a Water Puppet show and I was enthralled through the whole experience. Our seats were about 4 rows back from the front which offered us a wonderful close up view of the puppets.