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Duong Lam Ancient Village

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Address: Son Tay Commune, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Beautiful village in the paddy fields.

Such a lovely day out, you can hire a bike from the village square and take your time cycling around this beautiful heritage village. The people are very friendly and the village... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 October 2016
tracey m
Bangkok, Thailand
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Saffron walden
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5 of 5 bubbles 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

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Such a lovely day out, you can hire a bike from the village square and take your time cycling around this beautiful heritage village. The people are very friendly and the village is beautiful. would definitely return with friends. Gorgeous place to spend a day with your camera.

Thank tracey m
Hoi An, Vietnam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

This is an amazing ancient village especially if you are into history. Duong Lam commune consists of 5 villages and was recognized a a national heritage site in 2006. Two kings were born here giving the village its prestige and each have a temple in their honour. With laterite and mud in abundance the walls, wells etc were built from... More 

Thank Mauna D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

I have been there for a day. From Ha Noi downtown you can catch the 20 bus from Cau Giay bus station to Son Tay bus station, only 9,000VND. And then catch another bus with 15,000VND from Son Tay bus station get to Duong Lam. Fresh air, beautiful places, friendly people... they makes your trip really wonderful.

1 Thank Dahliavn
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

For 4 days in Hanoi, we have occasions to visit many impressive places including Duong Lam Ancient Village. This village is located on the outskirts of Hanoi. This village attracts me by the ancient beauty. Maybe it brings many traditional Vietnamese features. I heard from the local people that it was established 400 years ago. Almost all the constructions still... More 

Thank dennis1411
Winnipeg, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

My boyfriend and I booked this tour several weeks before arriving in Hanoi. We had assumed, based on the descriptions provided, that the village would be 1) ancient 2) interesting 3) quiet. The only ancient site you truly visit is a sort of doorway. While this specific doorway and the village itself is recognized by UNESCO, it is not as... More 

2 Thank prouttk
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Visited this ancient village of Muong influence. Talked with the care taker of the ancient communal house over tea on mat, who told us about old feudal system, just like Chinese feudal system. Felt like a VIP. walked around ancient village. Visited the UNESCO site of Hung family. Had lunch at the rice cake and sake distillery house. Home cooked... More 

Thank GohYH93
Hanoi, Vietnam
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

I love the acient asmosphere in this place. I enjoyé a special Vietnamese lunch in an ancient house. While you are in the house you can also join the local people in producing local specialties, such as soft green-lentil cake and rice cake filled with brown onion

1 Thank HoaLola
Mukilteo, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

I loved seeing the original way of life in this village. Dining, sight-seeing, and temples were everything I wanted to see.

1 Thank Jean Ann F
Hanoi, Vietnam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Nice to visit this place , I booked Tour Duong lam ancient village full day only 45 usd via Oceanskytour tour company. It was great guide , good food and very nice trip. I could back to history of Vietnam village. This was nice trip to Duong lam.. It not so far from Hanoi and no tired for old woman... More 

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