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Hoi An Water Puppet Show

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Amazing Show

Well worth the time and effort to go along and visit this wonderful show. Suitable for all ages... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Brisbane, Australia
Nice way to spend an hour

Have seen the water puppets in Hanoi and loved them so was keen to take the grandchildren to see... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Carolyn A
Wollongong, Australia
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Water puppet show is a unique traditional art form of Vietnam. The program includes various pieces imbued with the cultural character of Vietnam and Quang Nam.
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548 Hai Ba Trung St | Hoi An Theatre, Hoi An, Vietnam
+84 94 137 89 79
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Well worth the time and effort to go along and visit this wonderful show. Suitable for all ages. If you have never experienced a water puppet show, then take the time to go here.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was quite excited to experience something unique to Hoi An and this was recommended. Bought my ticket outside Ancient Town on the day. No haggling for a price which I much prefer. Was the same price even if bought at the actual venue. No transportation...More

Thank lalannieknoll
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was interesting for about 5 mins. Would recommend seeing it once. Wouldn’t go back, found it boring and was glad it was only 45 mins long. Tickets were cheap and staff friendly. Seats very uncomfortable.

Thank greenprincess222
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have seen the water puppets in Hanoi and loved them so was keen to take the grandchildren to see them. The children loved it. Just long enough for them not to get bored and although they did not understand what the puppets were saying they...More

Thank Carolyn A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the Water Puppet Show on a rainy afternoon with my kids and it was a great choice! The puppet show is held under an roof - but still somewhat open so it is a comfortable setting. There are amphitheater style bench seats...More

Thank Mario S
Reviewed 10 October 2018

We didn't know what to expect, but it turned out to be quite a positive experience. The place itself can easily be reached by foot from the Old Town - around 20 minutes or so. It's very cheap for the 45 minutes of entertainment and...More

Thank Claus R
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

We watched the show at the front row with great excitement. They played transitional music, and some water puppets in the middle. 5 min into the show, I lost interest because have no idea what’s going on - music was interesting, but there is no...More

Thank cherrytravel2017
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Had a great time at the show. Informative, cultural and fun for the whole family. Impressive performance in a nice setting. Recommended!

Thank mtcole
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

The narration during this show was good but the puppet show itself, ridiculously. I had a 8 year old girl sitting next to me and she didn’t even get it. You can see the people behind the screen controlling the puppets. They seem to do...More

Thank 810nataliet
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We were offered tickets for the Water Puppet show when buying our tickets for Hoi An Old Town. The tickets were 40k each. We arrived 30 minutes early to get front row seats, but it actually turned out to be incredibly quiet. I don't understand...More

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Samuel M
6 May 2018|
Response from NguyenVu1990 | Property representative |
Hi Samuel, Thank you for your interest. Our show would be available at 6.30pm every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday.
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Kyle G
30 December 2016|
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Response from NguyenVu1990 | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in water puppet show You can buy ticket at Hội An Theatre 548 Hai Bà Trưng st. or Ticket Stalls in the Ancient Town. Thank you !
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