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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

2 kings where born there and one is buried, a literature temple, a citadel part of the history between French and Vietnam. If you have time don't hesitate, go.

1  Thank Philippe Đ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's interesting for those who like ancient architectures and the countryside. Located about 50km from Hanoi, Duong Lam is the place for ancient houses, which are about 100 years old. The houses are beautifully crafted with fine architecture and sculptures. Some are "fake" ancient, said...More

Thank trucviennguyen
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The village with some old houses and the village gate. You can combine the trip with Phu Mong communial house and Mia Pagoda.

Thank chiallasiatravel
Reviewed 20 July 2017

West of Hanoi lies this quaint ,mostly lived-in local village with some historic architecture.. Good to bike around. Best time to go when the weather is not too hot as it is mostly outdoor

Thank Gilbert C
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

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, it is beatiful village, peaceful life Duong Lam has many beautiful scenes linked with legendary stories such as Guom Hill, Ho...More

Thank Dam Xuan N
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Amazing day tour in lovely town of Duong Lam from Hanoi. Everything is so different and rustic with many old houses, friendly local and green field. We had a fun cycling time around village to paddy field even though it’s a little bit sunny. Lunch...More

Thank ngocnguyen898
Reviewed 31 May 2017

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

1  Thank NathaPushpa d
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
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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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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
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