Quintessence of Tonkin show

An art show entitled ‘The Quintessence of Tonkin’ will open for audience from early November at the Baara Land Entertainment Complex in Quoc Oai District, on the outskirts of Hanoi, with a focus on the rich culture and daily activities of Vietnam’s northern delta.


The theater itself is an engineering masterpiece. The natural lake was transformed into a stage, including a state-of-the-art hydrothermal system that raises the 15-ton Thuy Dinh pagoda from under the water in just under a minute. As the Thay Mountain composes the background of the scenery.

The Story of the play

You will have chance experience six aspects of the cultural Quintessence of Tonkin: Poetry, Buddhism, Nostalgia, Music & Painting, Joy & Festivities.

It's not only opening up the cultural space of the northern delta with people’s daily life activities, the play also shows the audience the best of the water puppetry art with the story of the venerable monk Tu Dao Hanh and the history of the ancient Thang Long royal palace the formered name of Hanoi nowadays.

Cost: USD 45/Person


  • Dinner at Baara Land restaurant
  • Ticket Quintessence of Tonkin show
  • Transfer


Pick-up: 5:30 PM from the Hanoi Tower, 49 Hai Ba Trung Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi.
Drop-off: at approximately 8:45 P.M.

Complementary shuttle bus for individual guests/ group under 10 persons will be provided with bookings of at least 2 days in advance.

Ticket holder should arrive at the amphitheater at least 30 minutes before the show on time to check in. Latecomers will be seated in a latecomers’ zone.

Smoking, food and beverage consumption are not allowed in the amphitheater and during the show. The use of any audio/video recording devices, including cellphones, is strictly prohibited during t

SHOW TIME: 19.30-20.30: Venue: Baara Land, near Thay Pagoda, about 25 km from Hanoi downtown Make reservation now