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Ancient House

87 Ma May Street | Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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Private Hanoi Sightseeing with Electric Car Tour in the Old Quarter
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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.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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87 Ma May Street | Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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"ma may street"
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"old quarter"
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"tube houses"
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"narrow frontage"
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"national heritage"
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"traditional hanoi"
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"vietnamese home"
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"small entrance fee"
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"vietnamese architecture"
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"step back in time"
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"worth a short visit"
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"open to the public"
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"for sale"
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"quick look"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A quick little tour of an ancient house gives an impression of like 100 years ago, and 50 years ago. It's easy to imagine a rich rice or silk merchant living there, but then try imagining 5 families in the same space, as happened during...More

Thank Neathoak
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Worth visiting and escaping the busy Old Quater for 30min. It may give a nice impression of how daily life was decades ago. And.... if you follow to the very end of the house, the upper terasse, look upwards and you see a small cafe...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In order to visit Hanoi would be the most secure and greenest city worldwide, event the little town with over five million individuals, though the area government still kept the wonderful home for tourists to find out. I am hoping I can easily see the...More

Thank Adria T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restored conventional home on Ma May Street, among the earliest avenues in the existing Quarter, is well as a merchant's home, with a product sales location on the front side and living room for the household in the back. But there are fascinating artifacts,...More

Thank Tr A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This particular component of city is chock full of excellent old historic places it's good to see one that's open to the public. Seems largely intact though it's been restored. Loved the rainfall catcher water program and rain cistern within the old kitchen area, and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Be sure to see the ancient home in light that is natural to better like the layout of the school. The architecture is fairly remarkable. It is seriously cool that despite its small land room flanked by adjoining walls on both sides, the home has...More

Thank Vadajewett T
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It doesn't take a long time to go through the bottom floor, the front room, you pass a shower room on the left and a WC on the right.Moving to the courtyard which is not large but opens the rooms on both sides, both floors...More

Thank ruthandvern
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Reviewed May 15, 2018

A tour guide suggested we go to the Ancient House; so the friend of mine and also I went there after the trip. It was remarkable. Along with being a superb example of a well used, traditional home, the home displays a selection of artifacts...More

Thank Hogan M
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Reviewed May 13, 2018

Placed on Ma May block, the early home stands apart with its Vietnamese traditional architecture. getting inside, I feel as if I am living in the past. peaceful atmosphere, old preserved furniture and a regular arrangement

Thank Orsa L
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Reviewed May 4, 2018

This house was built nineteen centuries with two floors wooden building. it will be really worth to see all pretty ornaments and wall pictures in case you're sort of curious in fine arts. I enjoyed taking photographs on each and every detail of the rooms...More

Thank Mcleod B
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Alex S
February 21, 2017|
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Response from jeff1955malaysia | Reviewed this property |
i am not too sure as i did not take notice but i believe it should be from 8am to 5pm.
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