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Just good for a very short stop

This house can not be a Must see of Hoi An but if you are passing by just visit it for a short stop... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2018
Shiraz, Iran
Classic beauty

The front setting is rustic wooden and like an old Chinese medicine shop design. The inside was a... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2018
Ivan F
Melaka, Malaysia
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
129 Tran Phu Street, Hoi An 51000, Vietnam
+84 510 3862 098
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed June 21, 2014

This is one of the places that when you enter they will cut off a sub-ticket from your Ancient Town ticket. It is an old tea house, well preserved from the 17th century. I loved the authentic floor tiles! You need to enter to feel...More

2  Thank Nadira158
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Reviewed April 11, 2016

Interesting old building with old carvings that has been used as a bookstall and Chinese medicine dispensary, however no tour or explanation offered and just left to wander at will to gleam out information from the very limited signs that were in English. Disappointing.

2  Thank Darrandurus
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Reviewed September 19, 2018

This house can not be a Must see of Hoi An but if you are passing by just visit it for a short stop to see more of this city. the house is really good preserved but not very much things to see inside. just...More

Thank shiraziwine
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

The front setting is rustic wooden and like an old Chinese medicine shop design. The inside was a totally different story! Lovely setting, nice rustic wooden timbers and rafters. Old rustic but innately crafted benches and tables. Love the eclectic feel of the ancient house....More

Thank Ivan F
Reviewed April 13, 2018

Hoi An has many homes like this, all are interesting, this is good example with an interesting history. pop in side and soak it up

Thank JLM3080
Reviewed April 12, 2018

We stopped by here during our visit. Similar to typical historical homes in Hoi An, there is an inner courtyard and upstairs. Take a quick walk through to enjoy the relics. Can get through quite quickly.

Thank moonlotus18
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

This building has served as a book store selling colonial subversive books and harboured revolutionaries who came to buy the books. Later it became a traditional Chinese medicine pharmacy. The rear, of which the visit only included the ground floor are typical living quarters with...More

Thank NigelG407
Reviewed February 19, 2018

I visited this house in 2010 and it still remains the same. Other homes have been sold out and turned into retail / souvenir outlets but "Duc An House" has remained a beautiful exhibition of an old house in Hoi An. The property has been...More

Thank Nunngo
Reviewed January 31, 2018

It is more than 20 years since I first visited Hoi An. Back then most of the houses where occupied by the 7th or 8th generation family members. Now so many of them have sold out to the tourist industry to turn their houses into...More

Thank David B
Reviewed November 27, 2017

A nice step back in time of the old history of Hoi An by visiting this Ancient House, still maintained by descendents of the original owners. A living time capsule.

Thank David B L
Reviewed August 31, 2017

Great ancient little home, well kept, nice décor, great tea. Family own and run, it is a nice way to see what the houses look inside and the beautiful furniture. It felt very traditional.

Thank apocalipse
Reviewed July 2, 2017

Very little to see the highlight being the wall with recent flood levels displayed. Dark and unjndpiring. Took about five minutes.

Thank dilg2013
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