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The Quintessence of Tonkin

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| Da Phuc village, Sai Son commune, Quoc Oai district, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
+84 88 832 00 66
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Reviewed today via mobile

Amazing! I haven't ever seen such a great show like quintessence of Tonkin. From the first to the last play, audiences surprised of actors's performance. The combination between light and movement of actors make this show very attractive. However, it's better if the organization offer...More

Thank edwarddang
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this event on 28-sep-2018.The best opera I have ever seen in my life.It was an enriching experience from the arrival to the final core.we booked the tickets online and they have pick up and drop service from "Hanoi tower office".The show starts at...More

Thank bibhurath87
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hard to describe even what is it. A mixture of multimedia over a lake. Combining dance and sing and theatre and sound describing the authentic life of the red river life. Tenths of actors Very imprsssing

1  Thank Yair S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is about 40 minutes from Hanoi Central but its very convenient as company arrange transfer 2 ways for guest. This is really an amazing show that brings you vivid images of daily rural life in Vietnam- the great harmony of art, performance, culture,...More

1  Thank Happybird1208
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a huge preformance on an amazing large water stage. The performance is incredible and the light show was spectacular I loved the full moon at the start. Understanding some of the culture and history of Vietnam is helpful and this preformance will definitely...More

1  Thank cmbreuer2016
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Came here with little expectation as this was recommended by a friend. Not exactly a huge cultural fan. However, i was blown away by the beautiful production set as well as a well co-ordinated choreography. Supposedly enacted by semi amateurs, they definitely do not look...More

Thank TravelAroundBug
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

A unique and beautiful portrayal of Vietnamese culture that is well worth the 45-60 minute drive out of Hanoi to see. The only downside to the whole experience was the poor management of the logistics to get there. We were told to meet at 5:15pm...More

Thank jagb51
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

I had the pleasure of attending this amazing culture performance. The stage itself is magnificent and on par with stages seen at Disney. I was very impressed with the dancers and adding the local people to the performance was a nice touch, especially the cute...More

Thank GrandTour46900
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

A huge lake for a stage, with a grandstand with masses of seating. The show was a dazzling array of scenes - boats, pagodas rising up out of the water, singing and dancing by hundreds of young people. A captivating spectacle suitable for all the...More

Thank mariaben64
Reviewed 28 August 2018

I think the inside town is in this production and it does not disappoint! The seating is raised so everyone gets a good view. The only problem is the seats are very odd. Take a cushion of you can. (They should rent them). But 10...More

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2 August 2018|
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Response from Vivian Q | Reviewed this property |
It’s round trip transfer with designated pick-up / drop off point which is on complimentary basis.
16 May 2018|
Response from Budi W | Reviewed this property |
Maybe in hanoi, but i have watch better show
13 May 2018|
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Response from Budi W | Reviewed this property |
Nope, gold sit is better, just bring umbrella. Closer to the performance. We sit in platinum, yes it covered the whole area but the actor were so small.