Byera Hadley - Hoi An Old Town

January 13, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

Old Town Hội An, the city's historic district, is recognized as an exceptionally well-preserved example of a South-East Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th century, its buildings and street plan reflecting a unique blend of influences, indigenous and foreign.

 

The old houses of Tan Ky and Phung Hung are preserved examples of early Chinese Shop Houses , constructed over 500 years ago . Based on the principle of a Shopfront for trade , living areas on the ground floor around a courtyard and sleeping areas above , with two generations of family living together. 

 

 

 

 

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