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"Water Puppet Theatre, Hanoi" Vietnam Things to Do Tip by windsorgirl

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  Water Puppets, Hanoi
by windsorgirl

This is a very unique, although admittedly, touristy Vietnamese experience. It is certainly worth the cost of admission and I recommend it if you are in Hanoi. The puppets are very amusing as they dance and splash along to the traditional music.

The puppeteers stand waist deep in the murky water behind a bamboo screen and control the puppets by long wooden underwater sticks.

Directions: Across from Hoan Kiem Lake.

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated May 7, 2004
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