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Ancient House

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Address: 87 Ma May Street | Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
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This house in the Old Quarter was restored in 1999, as an example of an...

This house in the Old Quarter was restored in 1999, as an example of an ancient Hanoian home. It represents the architecture of the Old Quarter, and is decorated to reflect ancient houses of Hanoi.

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A restored traditional house set out as it would have been in the 18th century. Definitely worth the small entrance fee.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A restored traditional house set out as it would have been in the 18th century. Definitely worth the small entrance fee.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a great time in this ancient house. I am sure all of tourists are curious about tube houses in the Old quarter but they have no chance to come really inside. This is must be seen one for you guys with unique architecture. Then you can taste Hanoian's life in 19th century as all items were preserved in... More 

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Dublin Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a lovely house which I am told is 80% original. It has been refurbished but you cannot tell the difference. Really worth the visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is located in the heart of Hanoi Old quarters, the house is a hundreds years ago and the fee is 10-15.000 vnd

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Entry fee is 10.000d for viewing this beautiful traditional Vietnamese house. Fine furniture, two courtyards and beautiful atmosphere. There's also a jewelry shop

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really old house, interesting to see how people used to live. more of a historical tour if you like that sort of thing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a rare chance to see a 19th c. House of the tube style- narrow frontage, extending back in discrete living spaces. It is now set up partially with period furniture and partially with Hugh end crafts. Easy to find on Ma May St in the Old Quarter

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2017

Interesting to see a house which has been restored to show how life was in the 19th century. Well worth the detour.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017

This street was once located on the bank of the Red River and was a commercial harbor specializing in rattan and bamboo products. Shopkeeper families lived here until 1945. The house is typical of the tube house style in the Old Quarter. The shop was located on the first floor with the living quarters, courtyard and ancestors' altar on the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

A gentle walk round the house with a knowledgable guide to explain the artefacts made it a good break from the heat

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