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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 28 September 2016

This is an amazing ancient village especially if you are into history. Duong Lam commune consists of 5 villages and was recognized a a national heritage site in 2006. Two kings were born here giving the village its prestige and each have a temple in...More

1  Thank Mauna D
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I have been there for a day. From Ha Noi downtown you can catch the 20 bus from Cau Giay bus station to Son Tay bus station, only 9,000VND. And then catch another bus with 15,000VND from Son Tay bus station get to Duong Lam....More

2  Thank Dahliavn
Reviewed 8 September 2016

For 4 days in Hanoi, we have occasions to visit many impressive places including Duong Lam Ancient Village. This village is located on the outskirts of Hanoi. This village attracts me by the ancient beauty. Maybe it brings many traditional Vietnamese features. I heard from...More

Thank Dennisfuna
Reviewed 31 August 2016

My boyfriend and I booked this tour several weeks before arriving in Hanoi. We had assumed, based on the descriptions provided, that the village would be 1) ancient 2) interesting 3) quiet. The only ancient site you truly visit is a sort of doorway. While...More

4  Thank prouttk
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Visited this ancient village of Muong influence. Talked with the care taker of the ancient communal house over tea on mat, who told us about old feudal system, just like Chinese feudal system. Felt like a VIP. walked around ancient village. Visited the UNESCO site...More

Thank GohYH93
Reviewed 4 May 2016

I love the acient asmosphere in this place. I enjoyé a special Vietnamese lunch in an ancient house. While you are in the house you can also join the local people in producing local specialties, such as soft green-lentil cake and rice cake filled with...More

1  Thank HoaLola
Reviewed 29 April 2016

I loved seeing the original way of life in this village. Dining, sight-seeing, and temples were everything I wanted to see.

1  Thank Jean Ann F
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Nice to visit this place , I booked Tour Duong lam ancient village full day only 45 usd via Oceanskytour tour company. It was great guide , good food and very nice trip. I could back to history of Vietnam village. This was nice trip...More

Thank petalbutel
Reviewed 1 April 2016

It's only 75 minutes by car from Old Quarter, nice village to visit if you only have short time in Hanoi. Spend about 2,5 hours to visit village and an other Pagoda near by. Quite and not many services here so it's good place to...More

Thank annie_cung
Reviewed 28 March 2016

1 hour drive from Hanoi. Basically nothing to see. Not much old stuff left. Not much activities to see...

3  Thank Kim T
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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