The Old House of Phun Hung, Hoi An

#4 of 21 in Historic Sites in Hoi An
Historic Site · Tourist Spot
Proclaimed a National Historical and Cultural Site, The Old House of Phun Hung offers a perfectly preserved example of an 18th-century Vietnamese town house. Built in 1780, the two-story building displays Vietnamese, Japanese, and Chinese architectural influences, with a spherical roof reminiscent of a turtle shell reflecting the latter style on the second floor. As you enter, occupants of the house will greet you with a tour, depicting the site’s history and up-selling numerous handicrafts and souvenirs located around the house. Chat to the locals and admire the 80 pristine wooden columns supporting the house, stopping for a closer look when something catches your eye. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to The Old House of Phun Hung by using our Hoi An trip planner.
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  • Phung Hung old house was built over 100 years ago during the development of the city of Hoi An. the owner named the house Phung Hung which means “prosperity”. the building is two storied,the...  more »
  • Another of the centuries-old homes that have been preserved in Hoi An Old Town, this one is just off the west side of the Covered Bridge. It has large open halls, two stories and a wonderful balcony.....  more »
  • Lovely old Hoi An house to visit. You can get a ticket for 120kVND and visit 5 sites out of a selection of 22 in the area. It's worth it and gives you a purpose for walking around and it helps maintaining the historical sites.
  • Best of the ancient houses (the others were too busy and/or just a facade for a shop).

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