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Explore traditional Vietnamese architecture

Fascinated by the beauty of old Vietnamese houses, a Korean tourist described them as “Bomul” – treasure – and asked to spend a night there out of admiration.

Unique century-old house in the heart of Hanoi’s Old Quarter

Until now, the house has become a must-visit cultural site when foreign visitors arrive in Hanoi.

A visit to Tay Dang communal house

The Tay Dang communal house was recognized as a special national relic site in late 2013. The structure, with its exceptional architecture, is a museum of 16th century Vietnamese folk arts.


Capital city works to develop culture industry

Hanoi hopes to create a new driving force for the local culture industry, a sector with untapped potential.

Childhood Japanese lessons in the heart of Hoi An

When the last rays of late afternoon fell on Hoi An, lanterns began glitter all over the old town and a free Japanese class opened in an ancient house on Nguyen Thai Hoc Street.

Priceless 19th century house in disrepair

 A 19th century communal house dedicated to Vietnamese people’s ancestors - 18 Hung kings - in Vinh Phuc Province is in poor condition.

70-year-old garden house in Hanoi Old Quarter

 VietNamNet Bridge - Contrary to the image of the crowded and narrow capital city, there is a spacious house with a lush garden on Dinh Liet Street.

Photos: Nearly 300-year-old ancient house in Hanoi

 VietNamNet Bridge – The temple of Do family in the ancient village of Dong Ngac, Hanoi was built three centuries ago. It is considered the second communal house of the village.  

Cai Cuong ancient house

 VietNamNet Bridge - Situated near Cai Muoi Canal which is always crowded with boats and junks, Cai Cuong ancient house in Binh Hoa Phuoc Commune, Long Ho District of Vinh Long Province is an architectural structure of European and Oriental styles.

200-year-old house on Hanoi’s lakeside

 VietNamNet Bridge – Mr. Ngo Quy Duc is the third generation living in the 200-year-old house on Thuy Khue Street, Hanoi.

Old houses of the Tran Family

 Located in the center of Thu Dau Mot Commune in Binh Duong Province, two old houses of the Tran Family that have existed for over 100 years have kept intact the cultural and architectural values.

Old soul in Nha Trang’s ancient village

 VietNamNet Bridge - Of the 50 ancient houses left in the central province of Khanh Hoa, Phu Vinh village has six houses of over one hundred years old, which are still almost intact along the Cai River in Nha Trang City.

Close-up to 120-year-old Huynh Thuy Le house in Can Tho

 VietNamNet Bridge – Huynh Thuy Le is an ancient house, a tourist attraction in the Mekong Delta Province of Dong Thap.

The oldest house in Saigon

Built according to the traditional architecture of Vietnam, the chapel located in the campus of the bishop’s palace in District 3 is considered as the oldest house in HCM City today.

200-year-old houses on Ly Son Island

More than 20 ancient wooden houses of 150-200 years old have been preserved very well on the island of Ly Son. These are miniature museums and "eyewitnesses" of Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagoes.

Impressive old houses in Tuy Loan

VietNamNet Bridge – Coming to Tuy Loan in Hoa Vang district, Da Nang city, visitors should not forget to drop at the ancient house named Tich Thien Duong.

The ancient village of Dong Hoa Hiep

VietNamNet Bridge - The ancient village of Dong Hoa Hiep in Tien Giang Province is well known for its beautiful scenery formed by the calm Cai Be River and ancient houses amid orchards that are lush and laden with fruit all year round.

Visit the ancient village of Phuoc Tich

If the ancient village of Duong Lam (Hanoi) is a symbol of architecture of the northern plains, the ancient village of Phuoc Tich (Thua Thien-Hue) is the symbol of architecture of the central region.