Tuy Loan ancient communal house – a nostalgic space

Tuy Loan ancient communal house is an indispensable destination when traveling to Da Nang which has a bold mark of history, tradition and cultural identity of Vietnam villages.
More than 10 km to the West of Da Nang along 14B highway to Hoa Phong Commune, Hoa Vang District, Tuy Loan communal house is located in Tuy Loan folk and embraced by Tuy Loan River. It was built in the late 18th century and restored in 1888.

 
Tuy Loan ancient communal house – a nostalgic space

With the area of 110 square meters, the communal house has an airy location near the main road that faces river and mountain. Moreover, there is also an over 100 year old banyan tree with luxuriant shade. Its setting looks like a picture with river, wharf, banyan tree, and fragrant rice field. However, the most special thing of this communal house is the set of 20 honors dating from Emperor Minh Mang's (1826) reign to Emperor Khai Dinh's (1924).
 
Tuy Loan ancient communal house – a nostalgic space

A 3m high and 2m long book-shaped partition is placed in the front yard with embossed dragon and horse image on the front and that of unicorn on the backside. All of the images are made of ceramic. The house is divided into three compartments and two lean-tos. The main compartment is 3.1m large and 2.7m long. All pillars were carved with stylized floral designs. The worshiping place has 4 parts: Noi Tam, Hau Tam, Ta Ban, and Huu Ban. There is an altar made of wood placed in Noi Tam to worship communal house gods. All windows and doors are made of jackfruit -wood and peck – wood.
 
Tuy Loan ancient communal house – a nostalgic space

The epitaph has the note of Doctor Nguyen Khue (born in Thanh Tri, Ha Noi) about the building process of this house. “The communal house has tile-roofed Chinh Tam and Tien Duong that are made from precious wood…”. Family names of 5 mandarins: Dang, Lam, Nguyen, Tran, Le who settled down and named that area as Tuy Loan under Hong Duc reign  were written in this epitaph. With the bold mark of tradition, history and cultural character of Vietnamese village, Tuy Loan communal house was recognized as a national historical and architectural art relic in 1999.
 
Tuy Loan ancient communal house – a nostalgic space

After many years, although Tuy Loan communal House is not intact, its majesty is still remained. A traditional festival is held annually in the 9th day of the 1st lunar month at here. Visiting this place, tourists can learn more about the life style and characteristics of people here.
In addition to modern tourist attractions, there are also historical and ancient places like Tuy Loan communal house. This contrast makes Da Nang become more attractive.
 
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