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Duong Lam Ancient Village

Son Tay Commune, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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Duong Lam is a commune of Son Tay town, Hanoi, Vietnam. Duong Lam becomes the first ancient village in Vietnam. Two of Vietnam’s kings, Phung Hung (761-802) and Ngo Quyen (896-944) were born in Duong Lam, giving the village its prestige. Both men led resistance wars against northern invasion and after winning national independence, were crowned kings. After their deaths, the local people built tem
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Son Tay Commune, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

1.5 hrs drive from Hanoiheading southwest of hanoi to Duong Lam ancient village, a typical village of the north vietnam. this village is a rich historical site with fascinating houses, churches, and a temple of the two famous kings,Phung Hung and Ngo Quyen. Despite the...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2017

I live in a big city, which gives me a feeling of the sky is too small and low blocking by skyscrapers, dense in vehicles too. That's why Duong Lam Ancient Village is a way to take me back in time to taste the old...More

Thank Daty L
Reviewed 11 April 2017

There are not many ancient houses here but it's enough to have an overlook of the ancient living. A local tour guide may be necessary because you have to travel around the village to find the attractions.

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Reviewed 2 April 2017

The group decided that after two days in Hanoi's bustle, a day in the country would be great so off we went to Duong Lam - well worth the effort and very rewarding. Absolutely perfect for families and the lunch was just first rate. Cycling...More

Thank Graham M
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Arrived in Hanoi airport and took the private car to Duong Lam for 2 hours. It was ok to spend some time and take photos here. If having more time, you should think about visiting other places nearby

Thank marvelexrv
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We Paid $175 Aussie dollars for this half day tour , Had a driver and a Guide and took about 1 hour 15 min to go 50k to the village . Only visited 2 house at the village and not a lot to see ,...More

1  Thank Phil J
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Visiting the afternoon after lunch, follow the road on the left side of the village leave the village about 1km to the tombs and temples of Duong Lam Road specialty Lam Lam: About food, the favorite food in Duong Lam is the boiled boiled chicken,...More

Thank Barros C
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Lovely old village with old houses, temples and narrow streets. Great for renting a bike and exploring the village and it's surrounds. Seems like a slow lifestyle compared with the busy highway to and from Hanoi only a kilometre or so away. We had lunch...More

Thank ORAH59
Reviewed 28 February 2017

I had a lovely time here, I will really let my Photographs speak for me, I was so lucky that a party of sisters were visiting to have their Photogrpahs taken, some family, but they were gracious in allowing me to Photograph them

Thank Ernest C
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Interesting to see a simple and different way of life. It was Sunday, so their local market was in full swing. We enjoyed the day

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Did you go on a tour with guide etc. or on your own? Were there a lot of other tourists while you were there? We would prefer to go on our own but wonder if that is easy. Any input is appreciated.
22 December 2016|
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Response from Dahliavn | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late answering. I went to Duong Lam village by my own. You can get there by bus or motorbike. There is less touristic. If you would like join with a tour you can book with a travel agency, the price about... More
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When is the harvest season at Duong Lam village?
1 April 2016|
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Response from PhilL1945 | Reviewed this property |
Regrettably I also have no idea but you should be able to google the answer or seek advice from a travel agent as rubyjaz suggests
I am a bit confused by the location map on Trip Advisor. It shows a location approximately 2km from the Ho Chi Minh Museum. I have located Duong Lam village on google maps, about 50km from the Hanoi Old Quarter. Can I have some clarification as to the actual location of the village. Thanks, Peter
2 November 2015|
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Response from 816terry | Reviewed this property |
I think the one 50 kms is more accurate it took me about an hour and a bit to get there, great place to visit, there is a place o eat there right in the village which has unbelievable food. It is a UNESCO protected area, I... More