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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 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 27 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

Thank 50s-Explorers
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

A visit to this ancient village is a worthwhile activity. It is about an hour from Hanoi, and it gets you out of the city. While it is not a remote rural area, it provides good insights into local village life from the temple, street...More

Thank TWal1
Reviewed 18 January 2017

coherent view of olden and traditional houses in this village, interlinked with little streets, halls and temple. Unique building material was used in the stone that lay as a strata just meters under the topsoil, and so remains, where wooden houses would not. Beautiful and...More

Thank Ella K
Reviewed 26 December 2016

This attraction is situated just outside Hanoi and would be of interest to anyone studying the ancient Vietnamese way of life. We went independently by taxi and feel that we would have gained more insight with a guide. The restaurant, if there was one, was...More

Thank Max293916
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Only 1.5 hours from Hanoi - that time is mostly getting out of the traffic in the city, the drive to duong lam was scenic providing views of smaller towns and farming. The best part of the visit was to eat a home cooked meal...More

Thank bjgpaul
Reviewed 20 December 2016

We were taken for a walk through the local market and through Duong Lam Village. The old buildings were quaint and many are made of laterite and mud. We visited an ancient home, about 400 years old and tried Sticky Rice Cake. It was very...More

Thank Lyndaanne16
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We found it a fascinating trip, a chance to see traditional village life, an easy bike tour down the quiet country lanes, very interesting traditional architecture, temples etc and a delicious cooked lunch to finish it off. Definitely a trip worth taking

Thank TonyPullen
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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