Timings : Shows at 3:00 PM, 4:10 PM, 5:20 PM, 6:30 PM, 8:00 PM
Time Required : 1-2 Hours
Entry Fee : Adults: VND 100,000Children under 1.2 mts: VND 60,000
The Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre is the best place to witness the eponymous art form integral to the country. The Vietnamese tradition of water puppetry dates back to the 11th century when the rice fields got flooded and the villagers made entertainment by standing in water with puppets.Thang Long Water Puppet Theater offers the most authentic experience with a Vietnamese orchestra playing traditional songs about agricultural harvests and mythical legends that are acted out by puppets in a pool of water.
A famous ancient Vietnamese tradition, water puppetry has been in practice for thousands of years. And when in Vietnam, there is no better place to experience it than at The Thang Long Water Theater in Hanoi. A popular tourist spot, it stays open all days of the week. In a unique performance like no other, historical stories are told through puppets on water.
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