Premium Water Puppet Show at Rex Hotel

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  • Free Cancelation - 48 Hrs Notice
  • Show Mobile or Printed Voucher
  • 1 Hrs Duration
  • Fixed Date Ticket
  • Skip The Ticket Line & Enter With Voucher
  • Relax in an open air amphitheatre at the Rex Hotel, a 5 star hotel in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City
  • Experience a traditional puppet show that depicts the peaceful life of the Vietnamese people in the countryside
  • Watch as skilled puppeteers gracefully maneuver their dolls across the surface of the water
  • Enjoy the classic Vietnamese music that accompanies and brings life to the show
Most Recent Review

  • 9 Mar 2018
    It was such a lovely experience! There were two parts of the show, with the second part being the water puppet show. First part had cultural music and dances in it. I am certainly impressed by the puppeteers’ skills! A good way to have a relaxing end of a day in HCM. Very recommended!

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What To Expect

Vietnamese water puppetry is a tradition that dates back as far as the 11th century. Today, visitors to Ho Chi Minh City can witness this age-old practice right in the heart of the city, at the 5 star Rex Hotel! Simply show your voucher to the concierge or reception at the hotel and a friendly staff member will take you to the performance space - an open air amphitheatre that gives you unobstructed views of the stage from an elevated platform. Watch the unique show where puppeteers immerse themselves in the waters as they use their strong arms to control the puppets and tell the stories of legends, as well as the life of the Vietnamese people in the countryside. This taste of Vietnamese culture and tradition will be a fun experience for people of all ages!

vietnamese puppet legends
Learn of legends and more in this hour long performance
traditional vietnamese music
Listen to traditional Vietnamese music that accompanies the show
traditional vietnamese puppets
Observe the Chinese influence on Vietnamese history
water puppet show performers
Meet the skilled performers who use their strength to control the puppets
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  • You will receive a confirmation email and voucher instantly after booking
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Schedule:

  • Show time: 7:00pm-8:00pm
  • Show days: Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays only
  • Please arrive at least 15 mins before the show starts
Additional Information

Additional Information:

  • Children aged 0-2 are free of charge if they sit on their parent's lap. Should they require their own seat, please purchase an individual ticket for them
  • The use of flash photography is not allowed
How To Use
  • You can present either a printed or a mobile voucher for this activity
  • The voucher is valid on the date and time specified only

Redemption Process:

  • Please show your voucher at the hotel concierge or reception. A staff member will bring you to the performance area

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How to get there:

  • The easiest way will be to take a taxi or hire a private vehicle
Cancelation Policy
  • Full refunds will be issued for cancelations made at least 48 hours prior to the activity
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Reviews (5) 3.8
  • Joselito 19 Mar 2018
    The Water Puppet show is ok, nothing really spectacular though a different experience. The cultural show is so bad that almost half of the audience went away even before the half of the whole performance.
  • Noora Atikah 9 Mar 2018
    It was such a lovely experience! There were two parts of the show, with the second part being the water puppet show. First part had cultural music and dances in it. I am certainly impressed by the puppeteers’ skills! A good way to have a relaxing end of a day in HCM. Very recommended!
  • Melanie 10 Jan 2018
    A truly cultural experience. It’s amusing to find the strong Chinese influence on Vietnamese culture. I particularly enjoyed the stone musical instrument performance which was both rustic and cool. The water puppet show itself, though peformed wholly in Vietnamese language was no less entertaining. This is one show you don’t wanna miss!
  • Tharanee 28 Dec 2017
    it was indeed a different experience and it was nice knowing a little vietnamese culture:)
  • CINGCING 31 Mar 2018
    The performance is divided into two stages. The first half hour is a traditional performance (there can be seen similar to lion dance, national opera, etc.), and the latter half hour is the puppet show. Whether it is the first half or the second half is composed of various small performances, the content is varied and very interesting. However, the performance unit did not seem to be familiar with KLOOK's ticket. After the performance was over, it was left for about 10 minutes. In order to confirm whether we had paid, the hotel staff was very friendly, so it was not offensive, but there was also a follow-up For travelers, I believe that these 10 minutes are quite precious.
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