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Address: 101 Nguyen Thai Hoc St., Hoi An 100000, Vietnam

This beautiful private home, built around an open courtyard and filled with...

This beautiful private home, built around an open courtyard and filled with antiques, is over two hundred years old.

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Genuine old Vietnamese home

Worth visiting if you are nearby as it is illustrative of the wealthy houses in Hoi An 200 years ago and it is still as it was 200 years ago.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The house itself Is wonderfully decorated and worth seeing, though you hardly get to see any of it- just the entrance hall really! Also the "tour" provided was basically a lady trying to sell the group charms relating to the year of your birth...

Thank Louisa W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I think the guides here added an extra oomph in making the Old House of Tan Ky extra special. Their information on the house and little tips made the place even more welcoming. I learnt a little bit more history and felt very pleased with my visit. I even purchased a coin with a boar on it to celebrate the... More 

Thank Januspaggers
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth visiting if you are nearby as it is illustrative of the wealthy houses in Hoi An 200 years ago and it is still as it was 200 years ago.

Thank Docker49
Breda, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Seven generations old and still people living on the second floor. Received a private tour of 5mins in the hope you buy some small stuff (<$5). Very detailed and beautiful architecture from the Chinese, Japanese and Vietnamese. Worth the visit and requires your old town ticket.

Thank KoningMarco
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not much to see here, just flood levels etched into the walls and some nice furniture. They really push the hard sell with souvenirs and trinkets. I needed to use up an Old Town ticket so wasn't too fussed. The information about the house is pretty interesting but I'm sure there are better ones to visit in Old Town

Thank Karen L
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Doesn't look like much from the outside but is quite charming once you step through the door. Dark rich timber walls, carved furniture and richly decorated pillars give it an old world charm. Lanterns hanging from the ceiling, ancient ceramic/porcelain vases and family portraits add to the ambience. Need a ticket for admission which is purchased from the Tourist Information... More 

Thank Enza G
Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 386 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

nice old house it is opposite THE RICE DRUM RESTAURANT which we liked to sit outside and eat and drink and watch the world go by

Thank Steve S
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 586 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

it is an old house and well maintained. there is nothing much inside except for some old furniture but this is the heritage of how hoi an was originally was. it is good they maintain these old houses. it leaves a bit of their history. worth the visit.

Thank jeff1955malaysia
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55 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

Since you already bought that entrance ticket, you might as well visit, but there is not that much too see since its just an old house, kept in its original style, which is kinda nice but we went from the front door to the back door in about 2 min.

Thank Daan M
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

This is one of the better old heritage houses to see, with interesting architecture, furniture and decorations, and informative tour guides. Some of the other "heritage homes" are nothing more than shops selling trinkets, with disinterested "guides."

Thank davidkstan

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