Water Puppet Theatre is a well-known attraction, which can be visited in the center of Hanoi near Hoan Kiem Lake. This attraction is originally from Vietnamese villages where the theater was played with puppets in the water. The theater became very famous and popular, and it was founded in 1969 also in Hanoi.
First games with puppets and people began play in 1990 in Thang Long Theatre in Hanoi. Water Puppet Theater shows mainly the simple life of villagers and farmers (life in the village, rice cultivation, breeding of buffalos …) and other historical legends.