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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.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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87 Ma May Street | Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting site to visit if you have a tour guide telling you some stories... Very small place though, with a very small entrance fee. One would probably finish visiting in 20 - 30mins.

Thank Jancy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located within the Old Quarter, this ancient house was built in the late 20th century. This restored house gives an insight into the lives of local merchants back in time. A small entrance fee is charged. Worth a visit if in the area.

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was too crowded, there was no one (staff)to direct the flow of pedestrian traffic. The other tour guides were inconsiderate and just pushed their way through.

Thank 449bansip
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ancient house is a restored home on Ma May Street in the Old Quarter and worth a visit. It is quaint and takes you back in time however remembering that this house is only 50 years old not 100's as it appears.

Thank 792Carol_H
Reviewed July 31, 2018

In case history is a thing you're interested in then this location will make for a pleasant stop. For an extremely modest entrance fee, you can see precisely what a Vietnamese merchant house is like within the 19th century. The majority of the school is...More

Thank Le X
Reviewed July 12, 2018

Been announced by the guide of ours concerning the Ancient House, it's really old but well maintained. At the first step we though it was easier without worth to enter however, when originating in, there seemed to be a great deal for us to learn...More

Thank jeffery s
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Nice home with grounds that are beautiful. The exterior is associated with a French structure as well as the inside is about regular Vietnamese architecture. Travelers are able to have the chance to have a house stay at the home and experience family lifestyle of...More

Thank Buena S
Reviewed June 27, 2018

It was a pleasant architectural window into yesteryear and gave a great sense of what the existing quarter was once like. There could have been a little more info, but be good you cannot look for a lot more than is provided as its only...More

Thank Truman B
Reviewed June 26, 2018

I like visiting old buildings with the historical past, but this particular was a little disappointing as there was not much inside to see. The tourist products for sale anywhere spoilt it really and not one of the staff appeared to be considering letting you...More

Thank Dale S
Reviewed June 19, 2018

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

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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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