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Traditional Theater

39 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Hoi An, Vietnam
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I paid 100,000vd for the 5pm show which is only about AU$6 and I thought was good value. I don't... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
via mobile
A little cultural gem

We just happened to be passing this little theatre and mask workshop late Sunday afternoon then... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2017
John H
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good54%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
13 Apr 2017
“Engaging ”
12 Feb 2017
“A little cultural gem”
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Hours Today: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
39 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Hoi An, Vietnam
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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

I paid 100,000vd for the 5pm show which is only about AU$6 and I thought was good value. I don't have the ticket which includes a number of attractions so was happy to pay separately. As I understand it, the free (if you have the...More

5  Thank bemusedtraveller
Reviewed 12 February 2017

We just happened to be passing this little theatre and mask workshop late Sunday afternoon then noticed the sign: "daily performance at 17:00". For 100,000 VND each (5$ US) we thought we'd give it a try and we were delighted with the show. We had...More

1  Thank John H
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Worth watching this as part of the 5 attractions you can choose using the Hoi An entrance ticket. I particularly enjoyed the traditional dances and sorrowfully sweet sounds produced with the Vietnamese violin.

1  Thank LinusNg
Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

Always expect the unexpected and I was pleasantly surprised. It was my first time with the Vietnamese performance. Didn't run to the length of time I was expecting. But what I did see was very clever and intriguing. Tip : book early , arrive early

Thank Janr20
Reviewed 13 December 2015

Didn't see the complimentary show, but paid VND100K for the 5.30 show. There were more performers than audience. It was enjoyable, a little kitch, performers amused themselves as well as us. Don't take this too seriously or expect some high level professionalism. Good to see...More

2  Thank dolight
Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

The 20min complimentary show in the traditional theater is excellent! However never buy ticket for the “special show” at 5:30pm located at the performance house of traditional arts!! First, they told us the show is 1 hour it turned out only 30min. Secondly, the show...More

1  Thank Olivia M
Reviewed 14 June 2015

The seating is not comfortable but I loved the performance and the audience was encouraged to participate. There were a number of short performances to cater for a variety of tastes.

Thank Kate T
Reviewed 4 January 2015

We were 4 of 7 in the audience when we went - there were more performers. Kids liked the show, and we thought it was interesting to see and hear some of the Vietnamese culture. It seems like it needs quite a bit of a...More

Thank tlcaracas
Reviewed 29 November 2014

The theatre is set in an old wooden building and relatively small. We dropped there in the morning and enjoyed a short performances of traditional dances and music.. There was also a Vietnamese Bingo game with participation of the audience.. where to my surprise, I...More

Thank Viktorovna2014
Reviewed 8 November 2014

The show was a good mix of song and dance, not too long and not too complicated. Amazing sounds (amplifier assisted) from such simple instruments. Dances were basic and graceful.

2  Thank 911JohnA13
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