Phone: 0292 3841 127
Time to visit a place: 60 minutes
Open Time: 8:00 AM -
Close Time: 4:00 PM
Address: 144, Bui Huu Nghia Street, Binh Thuy Ward, Binh Thuy County, Can Tho City
Located in Bui Huu Nghia Street, Binh Thuy ward, Can Tho city, Binh Thuy ancient house is an ideal place to explore the region’s history.
It is one of the rare French style houses remaining in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho.
The house, imbued with French architectural style, was recognised as a national heritage site.
It was built in 1870 by the Duong family on an area of nearly 6,000 sq m and is currently managed by Duong Minh Hien, the family’s sixth generation descendant.
Going through the entrance gate, tourists approach a large courtyard paved with red Chinese tiles. Inside the courtyard are various types of orchids and ornamental plants.
A fifth generation member of the Duong family is an orchid lover, who put much effort into collecting many valuable and rare types of orchids.
He also founded groups of orchid lovers to share their passion for the flower. That is why the house is also named Binh Thuy orchid garden.
There are four stairs to get into the house: two of them are bow-shaped and lead into main compartments, while the two others lead to the two wings of the house.
Stopping at the stairs, visitors can have a closer look at the sophisticated decorative ... View more