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The Old House of Phun Hung

4 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai St., Hoi An, Vietnam
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250years Old Incredible

We had a private tour and this was on our list. We had biscuits, fruit and a drink on arrival, a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Aly1961
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Sydney, Australia
Nice old house

The old house of Phun Hung consists of 2 stories, right after the Japanese covered bridge. Get a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mama2010
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Indonesia
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Another interesting Hoi An home, this one is constructed using eighty columns; the roof is traditional convex and concave interlocking tiles known as Yin and Yang style.
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good43%
  • Average24%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
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4 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai St., Hoi An, Vietnam
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a private tour and this was on our list. We had biscuits, fruit and a drink on arrival, a short talk by the lady who was the current caretaker/owner of the house. Her mother 92 was laying next to a massive air conditioner...More

Thank Aly1961
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The old house of Phun Hung consists of 2 stories, right after the Japanese covered bridge. Get a sense of getting back to old time. Therer are souvenir shops in the house but price is rather expensive. Nice view from the second floor.

Thank Mama2010
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

by the time we saw this we were beginning to get a bit 'old building overload' but still worth seeing and was a good photo opportunity.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Imagine, approaching 250 years old and using engineering intelligence, the entire house can be dismantled in a couple of hours. They made one beam a key beam and with it in place, the entire house is held together. Move that key beam and all the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This old house consists of 2 floors ,a family member will show you around and explain the construction and features of the house. Inside you can see old furniture and view the street and Japanese bridge from the upstairs balcony (good photo opportunity ). Inside...More

Thank Scott D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this house and had one of the family members tell us the history of it. They have a few items for sale but more expensive than the shops in Hanoi. We did buy some lacquer ware which because we had gone back three...More

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Reviewed April 19, 2018

Built in 1780, and recognized as National Historical and Cultural Monuments in 1993. A two storey wooden structure merchant house with mixed of Chinese and Japanese architectural. The main structures has 80 wooden columns seat on a lotus shaped base. It had served 8th generations...More

Thank KianHian L
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

One of the oldest houses in the town and situated close to the Japanese bridge. You get to hear the story of the house then, surprise, surprise, the opportunity to buy from the in house vendors. That said my wife did pick up a lovely...More

Thank Alan B
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Reviewed March 26, 2018

You can visit this house on the same low price ticket used to fross the Japanese Bridge. Is it worth your time though. Well, yes the house is but the blatant sales pitch to buy souvenirs is a real turn off, especially as many of...More

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Reviewed February 27, 2018

Unlike many other old houses, one gets to see a lot more here. Interesting old furniture, statues, crockery and cutlery. You get to buy some mementos and art pieces here at reasonable prices.

Thank SrikanthSivaraj
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