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Huynh Thuy Le Ancient House

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255A Nguyen Hue | Ward 2, Sa Dec, Vietnam
+84 67 3773 937
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

The Huynh Thuy Le house was made known when in 1984, at 70 years of age, French author Marguerita Duras wrote the novel, The Lover, of her youthful affair with a Chinese/Vietnamese man, in the 1920s, in Saigon, Vietnam. This subsequently lead to the 1992...More

Thank kenl461
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

This is the lovers house and made famous by the movie and story of the couple. The houses architecture was French colonial and interesting

Thank haileythegolden
Reviewed 21 March 2018

This is an old Vietnamese house with a combination of French and Vietnamese architecture. There is amazing wood work inside as well as furniture. It is associated with the love story between Margurite Duras and Huynh Thuy Le. During the tour you will be seated...More

Thank shapgo
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

It's an old Vietnamese house with a faint echo of what it once was, but we saw much better examples of well preserved old houses during our trip round Vietnam. It's small - just the entrance room and two sparse bedrooms. There would have been...More

Thank janetthemum
Reviewed 9 January 2018

We had a terrific guide who explained in detail about this very significant house. I think if you just walked in and looked around by yourself, you would not be impressed, but if you look closely at the architecture and functionality, you may change your...More

Thank Xanerin
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We came as part of a group tour package. Everyone sat down and were served tea and candied ginger while our guide talked about the house. We got up and walked into the next room. I looked back and the next wave of tourists was...More

1  Thank giffenk
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

We stay one night in SaDek. Let s be ho edt, except this house there is nothing to do after a walk on the river border. Nevertheless, that house is cool, small but you got a lotus tea and gi gember for the entrence fee...More

Thank tofgau
Reviewed 1 December 2017

interesting love story associated with this building. A chance to see some colonial architecture with Vietnamese interior.

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

This historic architecture is well blended in western exterior with oriental interior. It recalled to the past colonial era, the life of Marguerite Duras a famous French novellist and the French film “L’amant” main context and studio. However the attraction is being seriously degraded and...More

Thank tuananhhoang
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Yes it is a nice film, yes the story is beautiful, but that's where it ends. It is an old house, worn down, badly renovated and without the calmness and tranquility you would expect. As part of the house a young artist has a gallery...More

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