Exploring the culture and history of each area, tourists can visit some popular museums. However, through the architecture, you can know somehow about the long history and some special features of each place. In Hoi An, after visiting top 4 famous museums, you should come to Tan Ky old house – one of three amazing Hoi An ancient houses.
Actually, Tan Ky is the house ancestral hall of Le family in the past. It remains the special ancient and pristine features of Hoi An old houses. Tan Ky old house was built over 200 years ago and became one of the most ancient houses in Hoi An as well as in Vietnam. It has also been recognized as cultural heritage by UNESCO and became a pride of Hoi An’s people.
Tourists not only impress by the history of this Hoi An ancient house, they are also fond of amazing architecture here. It is the special architecture: a combination of Japanese, Chinese and Vietnamese, which reflect the harmony of people and nature. In addition, the tubular architectures characteristic is also a highlight of the house. It is the only Hoi An house that welcomes a lot of important people in Vietnam and around the world.
Firstly, you can take a look through the special tubular architecture of Tan Ky old house. It does not have any windows but tourists do not feel uncomfortable when visiting it. The materials in the house are Ceramic from Bat Trang in Hanoi, which makes the weather become cool in the summer and warm in the winter.
The combination reflects the harmony of the people and nature. It is very popular as people want to keep this harmony with the hope doing well in business and life. Moreover, you will be impressed by the Confucius cup. Although it looks very simple, this cup will make you surprise. You only can slowly pour the water near full otherwise it will overflow. According to Confucius, it advises people to live in the neutral and curb their behaviors.
If you have a chance to visit Hoi An Tan Ky old house, please consider the following necessary information:
Address: 101 Nguyen Thai Hoc, Hoi An
Opening hour: 8 AM to 6 PM
Hoi An Tan Ky old house is one of the most special features reflecting vividly Hoi An’s history and culture. Visiting this Hoi An ancient house, you will feel the exact atmosphere of the past. Tan Ky ancient house is worth a visit, let’s go with our amazing lady bikers through Historical Tour in I love Hoi An Tour.
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