In the past, such houses were found outside each citadel. They were initially rural houses which were subsequently adapted to the environment of old towns.
In the past, such houses were found outside each citadel. They were initially rural houses which were subsequently adapted to the environment of old towns.

Traditional Urban Houses in Hoi An, Vietnam

Traditional Urban Houses in Hoi An, Vietnam

Traditional Urban Houses in Hoi An, Vietnam
The architecture of the surviving houses is simple, as they served both as dwelling places and handicraft workshops and trading shops. As usual, the room contiguous to the road was used for trading or handicraft production, next comes the backyard, the living rooms, the kitchen, the lavatory, etc.

Such houses are usually made of wood and bricks, giving a touch of charm and exoticism to the quarters where they are located