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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 27 September 2017

Was taken here by my guide. I have seen similar styles of architecture in Malacca Malaysia. Worth a visit and the entry fee is very small.

Thank john59perth
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We visited this house on Sunday. The house has been preserved in its original form and gives a good insight into how people lived with different generations of the same family living under the same roof. We were shown around the house by a volunteer...More

Thank MPB1977
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Take your time to visit the ancient time sit in the courtyard and enjoy the quietness of the that house. A treasure kept from the past.The entrance is 10K it would be a shame to miss it. You can also buy very nice handcraft souvenir...More

Thank oxaliza22
Reviewed 1 September 2017

So small but so quaint, and an excellent example of an old quarter house that was typical of homes hundreds of years ago in Hanoi. The woodwork in the house and the inlaid mother of pearl in the timber is superb, a real work of...More

Thank Nunngo
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Worth a quick look - is cheap to get in. There is a shop at the front that sells beautify lacquered items and the shop keepers will tell you how they make them which is a much more complicated process than i had anticipated. The...More

Thank Hannah C
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

A faithfully restored Old Quarter house. Only 10k to enter. Take your time to sit down to relax in the courtyard and take in the architecture. Don't rush, enjoy the moment. Worth stopping by just for a rest and a break from the busy streets.

Thank Jolly M
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Visited this place as part of a stop off when taking a guided tour on one of the golf cart thingies. It was a really interesting insight into how a merchant house in the old quarter would have looked and operated a few hundred years...More

Thank CookiesLeftFoot
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We were walking back to our hotel after lunch and noticed Hanoi Ancient House. We popped in to have a look at the entrance fee was so cheap we decided to do a full tour of the house. It was very interesting and we enjoyed...More

Thank apatasaurus
Reviewed 2 August 2017

this is a fascinating little museum that really does bring Hanoi in its yesteryear to life. Exceptionally cheap entrance fees and beautifully restored.

Thank rizu2014
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Cute and fascinating little house in the middle of the old town. Gives you an insight in Vietnamese everyday life throughout the ages. Well worth a visit if you're passing nearby.

Thank Silverstarfly
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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.