We were in the area of 87 Ma May st so decided to visit this beautiful heritage house . It is a gorgeous little home left intact and just as is was a hundred years ago. Doesn't take long to see (15 mins) but worth...More
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If you want to see how were the Vietnamese traders houses 1-2 centuries ago, you need to visit this place.
As other posters have noted this may not be a place one would go very far out of the way for but if you happen to be in the "old quarter" it's worth a look.
Passed by the Ancient House while wandering the Old Quarters. For a small entrance fee, see the architecture and lifestyle of some of the 19th century Vietnamese. The house isn't very big so you'll definitely finish in less than an hour. Worth seeing if you...More
20,000 vnd to briefly see some culture, worth a few moments of your day. Some good photos to take too.
I went here last night and was not dissapointed. The house was painted with typical yellow color (guess the old people love yellow). All furniture and decor items are old but beautiful. The yard provided natural light and cool winds. Some young people prepared a...More
This is a quick stop, but really shouldn't be missed if you're in the area. To see the whole house takes only 15-20 minutes, be sure to go upstairs as well. It's been beautifully restored with some very interesting antiques on display. Although there's no...More
In times gone by, Ma May Street was actually two separate streets located on the banks of the Red River, which would have been a bustling commercial harbour. But by the time the Traditional House (it is not really "ancient" as the review name would...More
The building was nicely restored, however, not much information on the history of the building, architecture, etc etc. And the staff didn't provide much information. It would be great if information are provided on the type of construction, design influence, etc etc for visitors to...More