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Ho Chi Minh City: Water Puppet Show and Dinner

Product ID: 263162
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Experience Ho Chi Minh City at night with dinner at a traditional Vietnamese restaurant followed by a water puppet show. With orchestral music in the background, the puppets act out scenes from daily life, rural folk tales, and legends.
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Duration: 4 hours
Starting time 6:00 PM
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Live tour guide
English

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Hotels in Ho Chi Minh City Center (District 1,3,5)

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Experience

Highlights
  • Dine at a traditional Vietnamese restaurant
  • Experience a cultural water puppet performance
  • Enjoy the music of a Vietnamese orchestra during the show
Full description
Your evening will begin with a wonderful dinner at a local restaurant, after which you head to the theatre to enjoy the Water Puppet Show.

The puppets are made from wood and carved, polished and decorated with different colours to demonstrate the clear personalities of each character. Water puppetry is a unique Vietnamese art form that is performed in a large pool using the water as a stage. The artisans are situated inside the cabin and control the puppets. The stage is decorated with flags, fans, and parasols. It is considered a traditional and important part of Vietnamese culture.

You will also get to enjoy the Vietnamese orchestra, which provides the background music for the show. The orchestra by many talented singers and accompanied by professional musicians performing with traditional musical instruments. The show is a great way to learn more about Vietnamese rural life and folklore. The programs performed, especially those involving tales of day-to-day living, often have humorous plot twists for you to enjoy.
Includes
  • Transfers
  • Entrance fees
  • Dinner
  • Bottled drinking water
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Travel insurance
What’s Not Included
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal expenses

From US$ 36 per person

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Product ID: 263162