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“In Old Quarter”
Review of Ancient House

Ancient House
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US$38.00*
and up
Private Hanoi Sightseeing with Electric Car Tour...
Ranked #15 of 225 things to do in Hanoi
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: 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.
Reviewed January 23, 2018

If you want to learn about Old Quarter - take a walking tour, or get a self-guide book and walk it. All over you will see a Vietnames flag showing the tourist attraction. Lovely example of an ancient house.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank ReneMacQ
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

Well restored ancient house with informative panels.
excellent museum shop with very tempting lacquer ware.
Worth a visit at 10000 VND

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank ElleM777
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

A really interesting introduction to Hanoi's history and heritage.
Displays and signage, excellent. Easy to read and English was good.
Staff very helpful. The first time we went my camera battery failed and the spare was 'flat'. Went back the next day and staff remembered us and refused second entry payment as we had already been there!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Viking22210
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Reviewed January 18, 2018

The Ancient House provides a window into the life of family living and running a hoe-based business in ancient Hoian. The innovative construction on marble foundations provides the double protection from wood borers as well as floods which are a regular occurrence in this riverside town.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank travellerdbn
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Reviewed January 11, 2018 via mobile

Really nicely restored old house , it’s nice to see what th old houses looked like . Entry as well is really cheap , if I remember correctly was about 10K each .

Date of experience: January 2018
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