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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.
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  • Very good44%
  • Average19%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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87 Ma May Street | Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did the walking tour and the guide showed me this ancient house. This has been still well preserved in its original form from at the end of 19th century. The architecture of this house is very typical in Hanoi that locals call "tube house"....More

1  Thank miltonbaledias
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting restored building to demonstrate how Hanoi traders worked (at the front of the building) and lived at the back. I 'd suggest that you visit with someone who can explain to you why it is laid out the way it is. Note that you...More

1  Thank EpsomJaunt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The ancient house is a nicely preserved and appointed old period Hanoi house, complete with period furnishings. Gives a glimpse into the lifestyle and living in old time Hanoi.

Thank David B L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is worth visiting anyway but we had a friendly and knowledgeably guide who explained the significance of everything. Recommended as a reminder of old Hanoi.

Thank SouthPerthAustralia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found our way through the Hustle and Bustle of Old Town to 87 Ma May Street to Heritage House Ma May . It's a step back into the time of the guilds and their families. Now a museum, you can see how they lived,...More

Thank angelina1813
Reviewed 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank melbournian1950s
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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
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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.