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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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87 Ma May Street | Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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All reviews ma may street old quarter small entrance fee tube houses vietnamese house vietnamese architecture worth a visit step back in time for sale open to the public quick look short visit interesting insight on display daily life interesting place century
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Probably not worth making a special trip to see this but you should stop by when touring the old quarter. An interesting look at how many of the houses whould have looked in the past.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank coolnamesaretaken
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great little museum showing how people used to live. Easily found in the Old Quarter above a small shop. There is a very small entry cost. Worth visiting. Not busy. We were the only people in when we visited. You can also look around at...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank CarSteHolden
Reviewed 3 days ago

세계 어디를 가나 일반인이 살던 집에 관심이 큰 사람이어서 아주 흥미있게 관람했습니다. 전체적으로는 일본의 옛 상가 가옥처럼 앞에 가게, 뒷부분 거주 공간, 중앙 정원 등으로 구성된 점이 흥미로웠고요. 관련 역사를 근처의 "Hanoi Old Quarter Culture Exchange Center" 2층의 전시실(무료-올드쿼터의 전체 역사)에서 찾아 볼 수 있어서...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Hyeonju Y
Reviewed 4 days ago

It is good that the Vietnamese Government is preserving a lot of their heritage and this is one beautiful example. As the city grows much of the character will be lost and it will become more like HCMC.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank chezmelbourne
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited this place on walking around old quarter. A real window into how people lived here centuries ago. Very interesting indeed.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Arty1st
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is interesting to see how the houses were laid out, but the front half of the house is a shop, so it does just feel like they're only getting you in so that you buy some stuff.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Itishollz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I personally loved it! It gave me insight into what kind of houses people lived in in the olden days. I think you would enjoy the details of this house if you have seen (and liked) the movie, "The scent of the green papaya". Went...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Paradise795648
Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

You may ser amazing places, buoldings, museums in Hanoi, but this one, though small, has this wonderful, original nature. Read the stories on why there all all of those temples in various places of Vietnam, read the story of a women being in love in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Justyna P
Reviewed 28 November 2018

Situated in the center of the Old Quarter, this particular home is a must see for anybody to value regular structure and just how the wealthy resided in colonial times. It's been carefully restored and also sublet to folks restoring lacquer work. The conventional structure...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jessica R
Reviewed 15 November 2018

Situated in the Old Quarter in Hanoi, its a fascinating traditional Vietnamese house , although its not much touristic , its worth a visit to witness the house maintained in such a way to it ancient traditional glory , there is also a small souvenir...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Alex S
21 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.