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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 good44%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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87 Ma May Street | Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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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
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We find this very similar to the Baba house we visited in Malacca but less grand. Good if you had not been to the Malacca Baba house.

Thank janlovetrip
Reviewed 11 June 2017

This house is well worth the small entrance fee to have a look around. It does not take long to look around, but after being in the city a while it was a welcome cool and calm retreat. It was a bit tricky to find...More

Thank Leonie D
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Well restored, this house located in the very center of the oldest district of Hanoi gives you the way Vienamese people were living in the near past. To absolutely pay a visit

Thank Michel C
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Loved the fact it was mostly wood. It was a very peaceful place on a very busy street. You are given an explanation pamphlet.

Thank MEEM09
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This is a small, 200-year old house in the Old Quarter, with a narrow street frontage, like nearly all other houses in the area. It has been recently restored. It allows a close look at the way people responded to the climate and the restrictions...More

1  Thank Alex W
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Great time pieces to see. Beautiful artwork. A nice spot to walk through slowly, take pictures/ selfies haha & cool off with the air conditioned rooms.

Thank tanyab032017
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I definitely think it is worth a stop if you have time and are in the area. I wouldn't go out of my way to see it though.

Thank Katherine S
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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.