Duong Lam in Son Tay town, Hanoi is the first ancient village of Vietnam to be recognized as a national cultural historical relic, on May 19, 2006. Duong Lam has nine hamlets with 956 traditional houses, of which the five hamlets of Mong Phu, Dong Sang, Cam Thinh, Doai Giap and Cam Lam are in close proximity.

 

The gate of Duong Lam ancient village has been preserved
 for many generations.
 

 

 Tiles roof the houses of Duong Lam ancient village

 

This wall in Duong Lam village is constructed of laterite,
 with its characteristic colour.
 

 

 Yellow laterite walls are always the main colour
in Duong Lam ancient village
 

 Duong Lam ancient well

 

 Visitors buying soybean paste at an ancient house
 in Duong Lam village
 
 

 The wall of an ancient house in Duong Lam