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Bui Huu Nghia, Binh Thuy, Can Tho 92000, Vietnam
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Reviewed March 19, 2019

The house is so beautiful even if it is quite small..... you just have a 20 mn stop on your way to HCMV but worth it!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Rccoco
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Looks like a private museum with may old photos and ancient Chinese furniture. The terrace and stairs in front of the building is the best place to take photos for ladies.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank shuyajing
Reviewed October 31, 2018

One of the beautiful in Mekong delta. With southern VN style contruction, differences decoration, Nice family.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Must visit if you are around. One of the ancient house in Can Tho that is still well reserved. You see the harmony of East and West architecture.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anna P
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

We just chatted to a man on the quay and off we went. My Vietnamese companion said it would be easier by car but I like boats. The house was beautiful and the gardens too. Travelling by boat just added to the fun. We didn’t...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cafekangoo
Reviewed July 23, 2018

We visited here one afternoon and found only a group of girls visiting when we did. An elderly lady stood watch over everything. The history behind this house seemed immense, but there was nothing to read that would indicate this (unless you went online). We...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jandc5744
Reviewed June 25, 2018

Read The Lover and watch the movie before you travel to Can Tho. The Binh Thuy Communal House, also locally called the "ancient house", will come alive once you have immersed yourself in the novel and the movie. The structure is lovely, historical, and a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 20, 2018

fantastic house, We wen to this house with my friend. We had a chance to explore the architecture of France mixing with chinese in Viet Nam

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Fabulous Mekong T
Reviewed May 1, 2018

It took about 30 minutes from the city center to get to this house and it was disappointing. We met the lady of the house that other visitors mentioned here all she wanted was to collect a fee for seeing the house. I would happily...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank burningsage
Reviewed April 15, 2018

We were fortunate enough to meet the present owner of this beautiful home and its furnishings . She is in her 90's and explained to us thru our guide the history of this home and she is the 5th generation of descendants to inhabit the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Response from KrystalCoast | Reviewed this property |
Hello Mariedom7 I am not sure if it is open on Sundays, I would expect it is but I would check with a touring co. to make sure . p.s. make sure you visit artist studio next door