500-year old village in Hanoi

15/11/2016| 9:52

Many old villas harmoniously combining French and Vietnamese architecture still exist in Cuu village in Hanoi’s outlying district of Phu Xuyen.

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Not many modern houses are seen in the village.

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The ancient villas feature French Gothic and ancient Vietnamese architecture. 

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According to Cuu village leaders, the 500-year old village worships a general of Tran dynasty.

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The village gate is considered the most beautiful in Vietnam, according to researchers.

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There exist around 20 ancient villas. 

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Dozens of the old villas were seriously damaged during the 2000s and rebuilt into modern ones.

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(Zing/VOV)

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