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Vietnam National Tuong Theatre

51 Duong Thanh, | Hanoi, Hoan Kiem, Vietnam, Hanoi, Vietnam
84.4 8.370.046 - 7.643.449
Review Highlights
Fun and different experience

We enjoyed the show - for what it was: something unique to Vietnamese culture. It is worth it... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2015
Aarhus, Denmark
via mobile
Fun, affordable show

It seems like half the reviewers are writing incorrectly about the water puppets (different theatre... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2015
via mobile
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  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
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51 Duong Thanh, | Hanoi, Hoan Kiem, Vietnam, Hanoi, Vietnam
84.4 8.370.046 - 7.643.449
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Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed the show - for what it was: something unique to Vietnamese culture. It is worth it - only lasts approx 50 mins which is enough time to enjoy the puppets and be amazed at how they operate them - and not too long...More

Thank MarianneMe
Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

It seems like half the reviewers are writing incorrectly about the water puppets (different theatre and performance entirely) or are mad about pricing. It was 150k dong which is less than $8. It's not an expensive show and I think it's a nice cultural experience...More

9  Thank yearofthenomad
Reviewed 10 April 2015

A wonderful collection of few smaller performances across various segments (a play, a well solo performance, a music performance, a traditional tale in the form of dance drama). Apart from the music and costumes, the highlight was the undetered enthusiasm of the performers in the...More

5  Thank Jame_me
Reviewed 9 April 2015

this show shoudnt miss! interacting with actors and actress are so fun. dressing traditional costumes look like a king with yellow color. and know more abt instrument, music, and history. it was a great nite in Hanoi.

1  Thank Lucy2209
Reviewed 30 March 2015

The Hong Ha Theater, which from a flyer sounds like is part of the Vietnam Tuong Theater, offers a show for tourists that runs on Mondays and Thursdays. We happened to walk by it on a Monday and thought it would be interesting to see...More

1  Thank janer006
Reviewed 19 March 2015 via mobile

It's a well put together bit of fun. It lasts about 30 minutes and cost 60dong. For this you can't grumble. Pipes are not my thing but none the less it was an intresting way to spend the night. P's it's not exactly where trip...More

1  Thank Picasso1983
Reviewed 2 February 2015

Happened to be walking past just before the show started and ended up going in to see what it was. Got to dress up in the costumes and pose on the giant golden throne which was cool. The show was great in a slapstick kind...More

1  Thank millersnz
Reviewed 19 December 2014 via mobile

This could have been a fun show if they had bothered to share some of the story in the expensive glossy flier you picked up or done some translation caption on wall while the singing was happenings. The first 10 minutes of observing the traditional...More

2  Thank nycoolchick
Reviewed 10 December 2014

great actors and actress! they really know what performance is! if you never see this kind of show, you won't let you down! btw, im photographer, so i asked them to let me to get in the backstage, and they said yes, they were just...More

5  Thank edwu228
Reviewed 27 November 2014 via mobile

It would have been a beautiful 45 minute show but unfortunately they allow cameras and filming devices so all the 8 rows in front of us were camera screens and huge iPads! Most annoying, because it was extremely had to see any of the show!...More

1  Thank kirstie-lee
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