Unique ancient houses in Red River Delta

Traditional houses with five compartments are part of the unique architecture found in the Red River Delta and bear features from both history and folklore.

Unique ancient houses in Red River Delta
This house is made from ceramic and wood. It is not just a house; it is truly an artistic space with traditional values. (Photo: Vietnamplus)
Unique ancient houses in Red River Delta
This is a carefully-preserved sacred worshipping space found in every five-compartment house in the Red River Delta. The space expresses the wealth of the owner. (Photo: Vietnamplus)
Unique ancient houses in Red River Delta
All pillars are made from large trees and the roofs are connected by rafters. (Photo: Vietnamplus)
Unique ancient houses in Red River Delta
Antique decorative items are evidence of the ups and downs of Vietnam’s history. (Photo: Vietnamplus)
Unique ancient houses in Red River Delta
Exquisitely-carved wooden doors. (Photo: Vietnamplus)
 
Unique ancient houses in Red River Delta
An art work associatied with the legend “Thap muc nguu do” (The ten ox-herding pictures) - 10 famous paintings in Buddhism. (Photo: Vietnamplus)
Unique ancient houses in Red River Delta
Traditional houses with five compartments are part of the unique architecture found in the Red River Delta and bear features from both history and folklore. (Photo: VNA)

Source: VNP/VNA

The ancient house with gilded treasures in Hanoi

The ancient house with gilded treasures in Hanoi

There is a house over 100 years old in Truong Yen in Hanoi’s suburban district of Chuong My that has a unique gold-plated Thieu Chau (a kind of wood-made, gate-shaped item to decorate altars) 

Hanoi: The 300-year-old house built in one night

Hanoi: The 300-year-old house built in one night

Son Dong village in Hoai Duc district, Hanoi is famous for making statues and worshiping objects. This land is also known for an old house that was built within one night.

 
 

Other News

.
Phu Quoc poised to receive foreign tourists in November
Phu Quoc poised to receive foreign tourists in November
TRAVELicon  24/09/2021 

Phu Quoc island in southern Kien Giang province is set to receive first charter flights from November 20 this year to bring foreign travelers with a vaccine passport to the resort city under a pilot scheme recently approved by the Prime Minister.

Lang Son Province-kingdom of star anise in Vietnam
Lang Son Province-kingdom of star anise in Vietnam
TRAVELicon  24/09/2021 

Star anise is a specialty of Lang Son Province in Vietnam’s northern mountain region, it ripens in the fall.

Domestic travel reopens, but under Covid-19 safety conditions
Domestic travel reopens, but under Covid-19 safety conditions
FEATUREicon  23/09/2021 

Some destinations are ready to reopen to receive travelers, while travel firms are preparing to serve domestic travelers with green cards.

Primeval rock pool in Quang Nam
Primeval rock pool in Quang Nam
TRAVELicon  23/09/2021 

In Tien Phuoc District, Quang Nam Province, Lo Thung rock pool consists of hundreds of stones in various shapes and sizes. Like many other national scenic spots worldwide, it also has an interesting legend.

HCM City issues new travel requirements for tourists, tourism agencies
HCM City issues new travel requirements for tourists, tourism agencies
TRAVELicon  22/09/2021 

The HCM City People’s Committee has issued a set of criteria assessing the safety level of tourism activities, applied to accommodation establishments, travelers, travel firms and attractions.

Soya sauce – a delicacy of Hung Yen
Soya sauce – a delicacy of Hung Yen
TRAVELicon  21/09/2021 

‘Tuong Ban’ (Ban soya sauce) has been a delicacy of northern Vietnam since the end of the 19th century. It is a delicacy found in Ban Yen Nhan Ward in My Hao Town, Hung Yen Province.

Attractive places to visit in Lang Son Province
Attractive places to visit in Lang Son Province
TRAVELicon  22/09/2021 

Phai Ve Flagpole, Chi Lang Pass, the Mac Dynasty Citadel, To Thi Mountain, and the Tam Thanh Grotto are some popular places to visit in the northern mountainous province of Lang Son.

Tourism reopening: Phu Quoc’s problem, Vietnam’s lesson
Tourism reopening: Phu Quoc’s problem, Vietnam’s lesson
FEATUREicon  22/09/2021 

Reopening Phu Quoc to receive tourists has proven to be a big challenge.

The 100-year-old symbol of Hue Citadel
The 100-year-old symbol of Hue Citadel
TRAVELicon  23/09/2021 

Spanning the Huong (Perfume) River, Truong Tien Bridge is a symbol of Hue City in Thua Thien-Hue Province. 

Localities resume tourism services after COVID-19 hiatus
Localities resume tourism services after COVID-19 hiatus
TRAVELicon  21/09/2021 

A number of cities and localities nationwide, including Ha Long, Vinh Phuc, and HCM City have begun reopening tourism services in an effort to welcome the return of domestic tourists in the aftermath of the latest wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Stuck in Da Lat, young man takes photos and decides to stay long time
Stuck in Da Lat, young man takes photos and decides to stay long time
TRAVELicon  21/09/2021 

Stuck in Da Lat city on his trans-Vietnam journey due to the Covid-19 epidemic, Thanh Duy has had unforgettable experiences. He fell in love with the city and has decided to stick with it for a long time.

HCM City pilots reopening of tourism with historical tours
HCM City pilots reopening of tourism with historical tours
TRAVELicon  20/09/2021 

HCM City has piloted re-opening tourism by organising tours to local historical sites with participants being people working on the frontline of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in the city.

Basketry dreams of a brighter future
Basketry dreams of a brighter future
TRAVELicon  19/09/2021 

There are various traditional crafts in need of preservation, such as the Van Lam embroidery in Ninh Binh Province, Bat Trang pottery in Ha Noi, and basketry of the Ro Ngao ethnic group in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum.

Specialty of the land of coconut
Specialty of the land of coconut
TRAVELicon  19/09/2021 

Soil and climate in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre are behind the steady and strong growth of local coconut trees.

Discovering God Cliff in Ha Giang
Discovering God Cliff in Ha Giang
TRAVELicon  18/09/2021 

Located at an altitude of 1,700m above sea level, the God Cliff in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang is one of the places that attract many tourists.

Hoi An surpasses Singapore among top 15 best cities in Asia
Hoi An surpasses Singapore among top 15 best cities in Asia
TRAVELicon  17/09/2021 

Popular magazine Travel & Leisure of the US has named Hoi An ancient town in the central province of Quang Nam among the top 15 best cities throughout Asia,  with Hoi An being ranked in a higher position than the city island state of Singapore.

Admiring Ha Long sunset from Ky Thuong Mount when the fall comes
Admiring Ha Long sunset from Ky Thuong Mount when the fall comes
TRAVELicon  17/09/2021 

About 40km from Ha Long city (Quang Ninh province) to the west, Dong Son nature reserve in Ky Thuong commune is known as the lung of Ha Long city with diverse flora and fauna and green coverage of immense forests.

Khanh Hoa to receive int’l travelers with vaccine passport on September 18
Khanh Hoa to receive int’l travelers with vaccine passport on September 18
TRAVELicon  16/09/2021 

Cam Ranh International Airport in the south-central province of Khanh Hoa is set to welcome its first international flight on September 18 as the country continues to move into the new normal.

October: The golden time for Phu Quoc tourism
October: The golden time for Phu Quoc tourism
TRAVELicon  16/09/2021 

The success in welcoming the first international visitors to Phu Quoc Island is expected to have a huge media impact.

The development of dark tourism with great potential
The development of dark tourism with great potential
TRAVELicon  15/09/2021 

While travelling, tourists not only want to relax and enjoy beautiful natural scenery and visit amusement parks, but also understand the true past of the destinations.

 
 
 
Leave your comment on an article

OR QUICK LOGIN