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Duong Lam Ancient Village

Son Tay Commune, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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Duong Lam is a commune of Son Tay town, Hanoi, Vietnam. Duong Lam becomes the first ancient village in Vietnam. Two of Vietnam’s kings, Phung Hung (761-802) and Ngo Quyen (896-944) were born in Duong Lam, giving the village its prestige. Both men led resistance wars against northern invasion and after winning national independence, were crowned kings. After their deaths, the local people built tem
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Son Tay Commune, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 1 April 2017

The group decided that after two days in Hanoi's bustle, a day in the country would be great so off we went to Duong Lam - well worth the effort and very rewarding. Absolutely perfect for families and the lunch was just first rate. Cycling...More

Thank Graham M
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Arrived in Hanoi airport and took the private car to Duong Lam for 2 hours. It was ok to spend some time and take photos here. If having more time, you should think about visiting other places nearby

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Reviewed 25 March 2017

We Paid $175 Aussie dollars for this half day tour , Had a driver and a Guide and took about 1 hour 15 min to go 50k to the village . Only visited 2 house at the village and not a lot to see ,...More

1  Thank Phil J
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Visiting the afternoon after lunch, follow the road on the left side of the village leave the village about 1km to the tombs and temples of Duong Lam Road specialty Lam Lam: About food, the favorite food in Duong Lam is the boiled boiled chicken,...More

Thank Barros C
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Lovely old village with old houses, temples and narrow streets. Great for renting a bike and exploring the village and it's surrounds. Seems like a slow lifestyle compared with the busy highway to and from Hanoi only a kilometre or so away. We had lunch...More

Thank ORAH59
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I had a lovely time here, I will really let my Photographs speak for me, I was so lucky that a party of sisters were visiting to have their Photogrpahs taken, some family, but they were gracious in allowing me to Photograph them

Thank Ernest C
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Interesting to see a simple and different way of life. It was Sunday, so their local market was in full swing. We enjoyed the day

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Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

A visit to this ancient village is a worthwhile activity. It is about an hour from Hanoi, and it gets you out of the city. While it is not a remote rural area, it provides good insights into local village life from the temple, street...More

Thank TWal1
Reviewed 18 January 2017

coherent view of olden and traditional houses in this village, interlinked with little streets, halls and temple. Unique building material was used in the stone that lay as a strata just meters under the topsoil, and so remains, where wooden houses would not. Beautiful and...More

Thank Ella K
Reviewed 25 December 2016

This attraction is situated just outside Hanoi and would be of interest to anyone studying the ancient Vietnamese way of life. We went independently by taxi and feel that we would have gained more insight with a guide. The restaurant, if there was one, was...More

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Response from Dahliavn | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late answering. I went to Duong Lam village by my own. You can get there by bus or motorbike. There is less touristic. If you would like join with a tour you can book with a travel agency, the price about... More
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Response from PhilL1945 | Reviewed this property |
Regrettably I also have no idea but you should be able to google the answer or seek advice from a travel agent as rubyjaz suggests
2 November 2015|
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Response from 816terry | Reviewed this property |
I think the one 50 kms is more accurate it took me about an hour and a bit to get there, great place to visit, there is a place o eat there right in the village which has unbelievable food. It is a UNESCO protected area, I... More