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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.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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87 Ma May Street | Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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"narrow frontage"
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"national heritage"
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"vietnamese home"
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"vietnamese architecture"
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"step back in time"
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"for sale"
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Reviewed yesterday

Thank goodness this has been preserved. With such rapid development it is important to keep a glimpse of the past. This building has been sensitively restored with furniture carefully chosen to give a sense of what it might have been like for a family to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a beautiful and interesting house. Its furnished as museum houses often are, a bit sparsely, but there was enough to evoke the atmosphere of a well kept family home and shop.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're planning on visiting Hoi An, and have done so, you will understand this as being a trader home in a lot exactly the same form of creating you will get in the historic quarter of which well preserved city. This's among the couple...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is located in Ma Ma street in Old quarter in Hanoi.This is a stunning example of the kind of architecture that was prevalent in Hanoi before modern building took over. The furniture was very unique here. In 1999 this house was restored to the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A tradtional designed merchants house beautifully restored ..well worth visiting if you appreciate architecture. I was impressed by its practical layout and use of courtyards... along with its sparsely decorated rooms. There are arts and crafts to be seen ..& for sale. The local lacquer...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2018

A guided tour is given free of charge here. Even though it is given by amateur students, you can feel the enthusiasm of a fresh spirit. Also, in a short visit you can learn a lot about old Vietnamese living style, like, why houses in...More

Thank neias
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

Worth seeing but you have to pay to go inside. At least it meant it was relatively quiet there from the hustle bustle of Hanoi Noisy streets! It was unique as it showed furniture and an antique aged style kitchen. Nothing like it in Vietnam...More

Thank Keentraveller18632
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

Perfect place to view the older home architecture of yesteryear and see arts and crafts made by local Vietnamese people.

Thank Jim M
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

Beautifully preserved 19th/20th century home in the old quarter. Luckily arrived just as it was opening and had the place to myself for a while. Small entrance fee, very good value, helpful staff.

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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Found this on our self guided walking tour from our guidebook, lonely planet Vietnam, well worth a visit

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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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