Visit Tan Ky old house - an interesting stop in Hoi An

Tan Ky old house is named as the most beautiful old house in Hoi An, owning unique architecture and also preserving many precious objects, becoming an attractive destination for domestic and foreign tourists.

Tan Ky old house Hoi An is named as the most beautiful old house in Hoi An, owning unique architecture and also preserving many precious objects, becoming an attractive destination for domestic and foreign tourists.

Tan Ky old house Hoi An from outside

Introduction of Tan Ky old house Hoi An

  • Best for Family, couple, solo
  • Entrance: Included in Hoi An pass
  • Hours: 8:00 - 17:00

Tan Ky old house Hoi An is located at 101 Nguyen Thai Hoc street, in the Old Quarter of Hoi An ancient city, Tan Ky. Over 200 years, Tan Ky ancient house retains the intact structure and architecture as the first day of construction. This is an interesting stop on the journey to discover the ancient features of Hoi An. It was first built in 1941 as the home of a Vietnamese merchant. In 1964, Tan Ky old house Hoi An suffered from a historic flood that the first floor of this house if flooded with water. But Tan Ky old house Hoi An has still been intact until now due to its typical stone to build this house, making the wooden pillars not rotted through time.

The typical feature of Tan Ky old house Hoi An 

Tan Ky old house Hoi An is considered the first ancient one, along with two other structures in Hoi An, which was granted the title of Cultural Site by the Ministry of Culture and Information. Tan Ky old house is an almost perfect example of a 18th merchant’s residence in this major commercial port town. The name Tan Ky old house Hoi An, meaning “Progress Shop”, was given to the house by the second generation to express the owner’s wish for a prosperous business. The architectural sculptures of his house feature the special blend of 3 styles of architectures. The beams of the roof are curve and they display Chinese information in an elaborate way; the peak roof bears Japanese characteristics and the Vietnamese crosshatch stands as a support to the roof of the old house. The walls of the house are also decorated with a unique mosaic.

From its first built in 1741, Tan Ky old house Hoi An still preserves its original shaple, highlight the elegant combination of different culture: Vietnamese, Chinese and Japanese design. 

The design of Tan Ky old house Hoi An is the combination of three architectural styles

What to see?

The front of Tan Ky old house Hoi An through Nguyen Thai Hoc street to open the trade, the back adjacent to the river, on Bach Dang street to facilitate the import of goods.

Each of Hoi An's ancient houses is a prominent feature of the Old Quarter architecture heritage. It is easy to imagine that each of the basic nuclei of this population is a "living museum". The house brings the typical tubular architecture of the old town, where there is no window. When entering this old house, visitor do not feel stifling.

People often remember a ancient Ha Noi via ancient house 87 Ma May. In Hoi An, tourists visit Tan Ky old house Hoi An. The integrity of the old house after centuries makes people come here feels its unique features. Wood is the main material to build the house, besides the wood also rocks and tiles. Stone brought back from Thanh Hoa. Brick flooring is a type of Bat Trang brick, cool summer, warm winter.

With ́97 Ma May house in Hanoi, Tan Ky old house Hoi An features its historic and cultural values

How to get there?

From Hoi An town: If you’re near the Japanese Bridge, you walk down Bach Dang street into Nguyen Thai Hoc street. It’s suggested to visit the place at the beginning or end of the day, not in the middle. Having a cup of coffee at one of the coffee shops near Tan Ky old house Hoi An is also told to be interesting while exploring this attraction.

From other places: If you are not in Hoi An, Quang Nam, to explore Tan Ky old house Hoi An, you should go to Hoi An ancient town first.

+ Danang airport: From Danang, you can travel by taxi or private car, which cost about 20$ US. If you travel by bus, you have to get to the bus station (not in the airport) before going to Hoi An. For more convenience, you can choose the tour including the visit of Hoi An ancient town the we will offer you free transfer from Danang airport to Hoi An.

+ Danang: If you are in Vietnam and would like to visit Hoi An, you can go by train to Danang then catch a bus or a taxi to Hoi An. There is no railway station in Hoi An. Most guests going to Hoi An by train must stop at Da Nang or Tam ky Railway Station. Da Nang Railway Station is a big station with a system of modern facilities. Every day there are many domestic trains from Ha noi, Ho Chi Minh city, Hue, Nha Trang etc.

Upon arrival in Hoi An, you can spend 1-2 days exploring the ancient beauty of Hoi An as well as Tan Ky old house Hoi An. To reach there, Hoi An, you can see the directions as above.

To explore Tan Ky old house Hoi An, you have to go to Hoi An ancient town first

Restaurants near Tan Ky old house

  • Banana Leaf Restaurant

Address: 84 Bach Dang street, Minh An ward, Hoi An, Quang Nam

Tel: 0235 3861 346

  • Bazar Café & Restaurant

Address: 36 Tran Phu street, Minh An ward, Hoi An, Quang Nam

Tel: 0235 3911 229

  • Blue Dragon Restaurant

Address: 46 Bach Dang street, Minh An ward, Hoi An city, Bach Dang ward, Hoi An, Quang Nam

Tel: 0235 3910 742

Time passed, but Tan Ky old house Hoi An still preserves its own shape. Itas an great place for visitors to discover Vietnam in the past. You can take Danang and Hoi An travel blog or Vietnam 2 week travel to discover Hoi An - Quang Nam attractions  like Kim Bong capentry village. If these places are too similar to you, you can choose Ho Chi Minh to Phnom Penh cruise to learn more thing about Vietnam. 

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