Introduction to Tuy Loan Ancient Village 

Tuy Loan ancient village is located in Hoa Phong Commune, Hoa Vang District, Da Nang City. The village was established over 500 years, bearing the stamp of Vietnam's history, tradition, and cultural identity villages. It bears the mark of the history, traditions, and cultural identity of the Vietnamese people. The villagers of Tuy Loan built a communal house to worship their ancestors. Tu Loan ancient village is a National historical-cultural vestige for research, study, and tourist attraction.

Tuy Loan villagers have built a village to worship the forefathers, the ancestors. Dinh Tuy Loan is a historical-cultural national Rated, that addresses research, learning and sightseeing attractions. Tuy Loan communal house was built in the center, the first in Thanh Thai (1889) with an area of ​​110m² on 8.000m² wider campus, airy, directed back to the river, looking about the mountains, close to major roads and especially with the tree foliage luxuriant sure there were more than a hundred years old impressive and unforgettable feelings. Pavilion, trees, and water station ... is the characteristic symbol of ancient villages in Vietnam. Here, the village of Tuy Loan has positioned, is a convergence between the waterways and roads.

Cultural information

The unique name of the village comes from an old legend that tells of a giant bird that drank alcohol and flew back to the village to find a place to stay, so the village was named Tuy Loan from then on.

Before 1975, the village was famous for two unique dishes: rice paper and Quang noodles. Until now, the whole village still has 15 households to keep the tradition and make a living by making handmade rice paper entirely. 


Transport to Tuy Loan Ancient Village

From Da Nang Dragon Bridge, turn left onto 2 September, continue to Cach Mang Thang 8 / National Highway 14B, go through Hoa Cam overpass, pass Da Nang Quang Ngai Expressway, and go to Quang Xuong to 604 at Hoa Phong. Visitors can easily see the river of the same name village "Tuy Loan" is sinuous, embracing taking the village.


What’s good to eat in Tuy Loan Ancient Village

Before 1975, Tuy Loan ancient village was famous for two unique dishes: rice paper and Quang noodles. Up to now, the town still has 15 households keeping the tradition and making a living by making rice paper entirely by hand. In Tuy Loan village, rice paper is not only a means of livelihood but also has a special cultural significance.

This is an indispensable dish on the occasion of anniversaries, worshiping ancestors, or New Year's Day, it has become a traditional custom passed down from generation to generation. The reason is that local people believe that the rice paper cake made from crispy rice flour is the quintessence distilled from heaven and earth, the specific identity of the village.

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    Best Things to do in Tuy Loan Ancient Village

    Discover the process of making rice paper directly at the craft village

    • It is no coincidence that the people of Tuy Loan village are so proud of their village rice paper. A complete rice paper to reach diners has to go through many elaborate stages that require high concentration and ingenuity: Selection of ingredients; Choosing good firewood to cover the cake; Drying rice paper; Removing the finished rice paper.

    Visit Tuy Loan ancient village more than 500 years old

    • In addition to observing and discovering the process of making rice paper, visitors to the village also have the opportunity to stroll around the village with more than 500 years old. This is one of the few villages that still clearly shows historical imprints, imbued with Vietnam’s tradition and cultural identity.
    • One of the most famous old houses in the village is called Tich Thien Duong with a 200-year-old history. The house is designed with 3 compartments and 2 roofs, roofed with yin and yang tiles, the indoor structure is built of precious jackfruit wood with a characteristic glossy brown color. Each line of carving and sophisticated sculpture in the house is also by talented artisans from Kim Bong carpentry village, Hoi An.
    • The communal house of Tuy Loan village is a place to worship the ancestors who openly gave birth to the village as well as the ancestors of the people here. Tuy Loan village communal house was built in 1889 and recognized as a national historical relic. With an area of ​​over 110m2 with a campus of more than 8000m2, the communal house has a cool space facing the river and mountains. Inside the communal house is a famous sacred ancient banyan tree and in the courtyard, there are many screens, parallel sentences, and pillars with a reverent and majestic appearance.

    Tuy Loan Village Communal House Festival 

    • The traditional Tuy Loan Village Communal House Festival is held annually on the 9th and 10th days of the 1st lunar month.  The event aims to remind the younger generations of long-lasting traditions, as well as to preserve and promote the village’s cultural identity. This year's festival marks the 24th anniversary of the Tuy Loan Village Communal House being recognized as a national-level historical and cultural relic.
    • This festival featured solemn rituals, including a procession of deities, a royal honour ceremony to confer diplomas, and floating lanterns in the river. In addition, various folk games were organized during the festival, including tug of war, rice paper grilling, Tet (cylindrical glutinous rice) cake-making competitions, and Bai Choi (singing while acting as playing cards) folk singing performance. In particular, this event also featured a number of exciting activities such as a human chess competition, “Ho Khoan” (a genre of Vietnamese folk music, a boat race, and a traditional food contest.
    • The event aims to meet public demand for cultural enjoyment, as well as attract tourists to the city in addition to promoting the image of the land and people of Hoa Phong Commune, and Hoa Vang District as a whole, to domestic and foreign tourists, contributing to preserving and promoting quintessence of the progressive Vietnamese culture imbued with national identity.