One of the Old Quarter’s best restored properties, Hanoi memorial house is a traditional merchants’ house is sparsely but beautifully decorated, with rooms set around two courtyards and plenty filled with fine furniture. Note the high steps between rooms, a traditional design incorporated to stop the flow of bad energy around the property. There are plenty of crafts and trinkets for sale here including silver jewelry, basket ware and Vietnamese tea sets and there’s usually a calligrapher or another crafts-person at work too
The Hanoi Memorial House is located in the Old Quarter and it maintains its original design and its five sections: the front one for commerce, a second for storage, an inner courtyard, living quarters and kitchen area.
Address: 87 Ma May Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi
Opening hours: 08:00 to 12:00 and 13:00 to 17:00