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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.

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)
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)
All pillars are made from large trees and the roofs are connected by rafters. (Photo: Vietnamplus)
Antique decorative items are evidence of the ups and downs of Vietnam’s history. (Photo: Vietnamplus)
Exquisitely-carved wooden doors. (Photo: Vietnamplus)
An art work associatied with the legend “Thap muc nguu do” (The ten ox-herding pictures) - 10 famous paintings in Buddhism. (Photo: Vietnamplus)
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)

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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.


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