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Ancient House

87 Ma May Street | Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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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.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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87 Ma May Street | Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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"ma may street"
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"old quarter"
in 55 reviews
"tube houses"
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"narrow frontage"
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"traditional hanoi"
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"vietnamese home"
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"small entrance fee"
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"vietnamese architecture"
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"step back in time"
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"for sale"
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"worth a short visit"
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"open to the public"
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"quick look"
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"interesting insight"
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"both sides"
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"peaceful place"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Been announced by the guide of ours concerning the Ancient House, it's really old but well maintained. At the first step we though it was easier without worth to enter however, when originating in, there seemed to be a great deal for us to learn...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice home with grounds that are beautiful. The exterior is associated with a French structure as well as the inside is about regular Vietnamese architecture. Travelers are able to have the chance to have a house stay at the home and experience family lifestyle of...More

Thank Buena S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a pleasant architectural window into yesteryear and gave a great sense of what the existing quarter was once like. There could have been a little more info, but be good you cannot look for a lot more than is provided as its only...More

Thank Truman B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like visiting old buildings with the historical past, but this particular was a little disappointing as there was not much inside to see. The tourist products for sale anywhere spoilt it really and not one of the staff appeared to be considering letting you...More

Thank Dale S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A quick little tour of an ancient house gives an impression of like 100 years ago, and 50 years ago. It's easy to imagine a rich rice or silk merchant living there, but then try imagining 5 families in the same space, as happened during...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth visiting and escaping the busy Old Quater for 30min. It may give a nice impression of how daily life was decades ago. And.... if you follow to the very end of the house, the upper terasse, look upwards and you see a small cafe...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2018

In order to visit Hanoi would be the most secure and greenest city worldwide, event the little town with over five million individuals, though the area government still kept the wonderful home for tourists to find out. I am hoping I can easily see the...More

Thank Adria T
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

This restored conventional home on Ma May Street, among the earliest avenues in the existing Quarter, is well as a merchant's home, with a product sales location on the front side and living room for the household in the back. But there are fascinating artifacts,...More

Thank Tr A
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Reviewed 25 May 2018

This particular component of city is chock full of excellent old historic places it's good to see one that's open to the public. Seems largely intact though it's been restored. Loved the rainfall catcher water program and rain cistern within the old kitchen area, and...More

1  Thank Langley M
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

Be sure to see the ancient home in light that is natural to better like the layout of the school. The architecture is fairly remarkable. It is seriously cool that despite its small land room flanked by adjoining walls on both sides, the home has...More

Thank Vadajewett T
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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.
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