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Ancient House

87 Ma May Street | Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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Private Hanoi Sightseeing with Electric Car Tour in the Old Quarter
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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.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good45%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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87 Ma May Street | Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Take a peaceful break from the chaos of the old quarter - of Hanoi for that matter and visit a beautifully laid out pre-colonial Bietnamese house. It's only 10,000 dong - nothing!

Thank Musicbones
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very well renovated and taken care of, it shows the design and rooms of an old traditional Hanoi house. Entrabnce fee is cheap and a quick visit is enough.

Thank dmg-999
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gracious and unspoilt example of “Hanoi old town” living. Well worth 20min of browsing, reading and contemplation.

Thank melbournian1950s
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ancient House, also referred to in tourist literature as The Traditional House, could easily be missed but was well worth a visit. It was an excellent example of historical architecture in the Old Quarter of Hanoi and what changes were made to the structure...More

Thank eelSeattle
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're into old architecture and history, pay a visit to this site along Ma May street at Old Qtr. It showcases how the old houses looked like during the old days.

1  Thank JtagTripAd
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was first confused when I arrived at the entrance of Hanoi Ancient house. It looks like a cafe from the outside. It was nice to see the layout of the ancient house and the antiques and old furniture. The entire house has two levels...More

Thank travelwithting
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed the opportunity to wander inside this house, like a little piece of the past. Well presented and well restored. Give a real feel of what it must have been like.

Thank Shaz1000
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Cheap (10k vnd) little historical house gives a nice respite from the chaos of the streets and a lovely view into the structure of living in earlier times.

Thank lovelefox
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Should not be on top of the list to visit. But not bad if you are around and have nothing else to do. They close at 5 pm so take a note of this as their website has a closing time of 6 pm. We...More

Thank TraavelGeek
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Ancient house is not that really much to see. I took a look around and about all there was a few ancient relics.

Thank peter m
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Alex S
22 February 2017|
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Response from jeff1955malaysia | Reviewed this property |
i am not too sure as i did not take notice but i believe it should be from 8am to 5pm.