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Hanoi: Water Puppet Show Tickets

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Hanoi: Water Puppet Show Tickets

Activity provider: DragonflyCruise.com
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Book your tickets for the Hanoi Water Puppet how in advance and avoid long queuing and waiting in line at the theater.

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Duration 50 minutes
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Skip the ticket line


  • Reserve your entry ticket in advance
  • Enjoy Hanoi's famous Water Puppet Show
  • Learn about this uniquely Vietnamese art form
  • Choose the show times which best fit with your schedule
Full description
Skip the lines at the Water Puppet Theater with this service that includes show tickets. Choose from several Water Puppet Show times. Experience one of Vietnam's most memorable and traditional art forms during a live 50-minute performance. The art of water puppetry has a distinct Vietnamese identity. It came into existence more than a thousand years ago in the Red River Delta. In its earliest days, water puppetry portrayed the daily life of villagers – in farming and fishing activities, children’s play and in romance. Today the performance also brings in ancient legends and myths.
  • Tickets for the Hanoi Water Puppet Show in advance
  • Show program flyer available in your language
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Exchange your tickets 30 minutes before your show time at 31 Lo Su, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Oversize luggage
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Bikes
  • Flash photography
  • Chewing gum
  • Feeding animals
  • Flashlight
  • Firework
  • Speakers

Know before you go

  • No flash photography is permitted at the performance
  • The ticket availability sometimes changes to the next show. In this case, you will be contacted in advance
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 173 reviews

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It was absolutely wonderful and I was so happy to experience an art local to Vietnam. I definitely suggest going and opting for close seats but honestly none of the seats are bad in the theatre. We overheard a person upset at this so please note: just because you buy your tour in English does not mean you get an English audio guide for free. That is an extra 50,000 dong/person and it gives you context to the show, characters, and a bit of what they are saying. Do recommend it to supplement the experience.

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December 18, 2022

A 50min puppet show that takes place on the water. Very nice to watch, between the effects of water, pyrotechnics and light, the movements of the puppets and the traditional music, we enjoy it. I took a ticket to be in the first rows, more expensive but closer to the show, fewer people in front. I think it's worth it. I recommend !

November 21, 2022

It was so cute - Amazing stunning beautiful Perfomance

I really really loved the show. The water puppets were so cute and the scenery was so sooo beautiful. I enjoyed the traditional Vietnamese music and you really can't say anything bad about the theater. I think it's totally worth it to visit the show. Ich fand die Show super. Die kleinen Wasserpuppen sind so niedlich und die effekte und das Puppenspiel ist unglaublich süß. Das Bühnenbild war sehr hübsch und die traditionelle vietnamesische Musikuntermalung hat mir auch sehr gut gefallen. Allgemein kann ich wirklich nichts schlechtes über das Theater oder die Vorstellung sagen. Bitte beachtet die Show ist in Vietnamesisch, aber durch das Puppenspiel einfach verständlich und wundervoll anzusehen. Die Show bekommt eine definitive Empfehlung von mir.

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September 5, 2019

Product ID: 62912