Quan Thang Ancient House, Hoi An
Visiting Quan Thang Ancient House is the main activity of many tourists during the journey to discover the Hoi An world cultural heritage. Visiting Quan Thang Ancient House, you will get to explore new things of the unique ancient Chinese architecture as well as the life of ancient Chinese merchants here.
Quan Thang Ancient House – one of the most beautiful ancient house in Hoi An Ancient Town today is located at 77 Tran Phu Street. The house is more than 150 years old, has the tube house architecture style which is very long and connecting two streets in front and in back. The front space of the house has 2 large wooden stalls used to display goods; the inside space in the living room and the place of ancestor worship; Connecting to the next space is a yard having wall in 2 sides, the center of the yard has a rockery and green tree; the next space is for family members; Finally, the storage area and kitchen.
The materials used to build houses are precious kinds of wood, tiles, and stones. The house frame assembled together by wooden nails; pillars are placed on bluestone slabs; the front of the house is built of thick bricks. The altars, horizontal wood boards, vertical wood panels and other things in the house are also made of precious wood and Chinese porcelain. It is known that the entire section of architecture and wood sculpture is very lively and delicate of this house, all are made by craftsmen of Kim Bong Carpentry Village. Especially, the house still keeps many precious antiques. Over the years, the house is preserved quite intact of the architecture and interior items. They help us imagine somewhat the prosperous life of generations of owners, people of the merchant class in Hoi An trade port before.
Quan Thang Ancient House has a unique architectural style and is one of the most beautiful ancient houses in Hoi An ancient Town and is one of the sites make Hoi An Ancient Town become famous in the domestic and foreign country. Besides visiting Tan Ky Ancient House, Phung Hung Ancient House, you will not regret to choose Quan Thang Ancient Town as the destination in the journey discovering the ancient houses in Hoi An Ancient Town.
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