Da Lat is often considered a “French Architecture Museum” with more than 1,500 architectural works and ancient villas built by the French. In addition to famous works attracting visitors such as Con Ga Church, Da Lat Railway Station, or Da Lat Pedagogy College, the ancient villa on Le Lai Street is also a destination not to be missed.
Photo: liuuuliuuDa Lat French Quarter is located on Le Lai Street (you can follow Tran Binh Trong Street to Le Lai Street). This area includes 15 villas built by the French in the 1920s and has just been built 2 more.
Photo: trang.velvet.buiToday, this place has been restored and renovated to retain most of the typical architecture of each region of France, brought by the original owners of the villa. Each villa has its own name such as Indochinese Trade Villa, villa of travelers, archaeologists, painters, cultivators of Brigitte villa, Car Club villa.
Photo: lannphuongIn the past, the people of Da Lat used to call this place the Spectacular Residence or Cité Bellevue in French, now Ana Mandara Villas Dalat Resort & Spa. Over time, although a few houses have been degraded, the space is still French, bringing visitors to Da Lat many interesting experiences.
Photo: n.tv0510__Each room type in each villa brings a different feeling when guests can experience a completely different design. Rooms are located in an antique wooden attic with views of the distant mountains, or design with a fireplace and traditional wooden doors leading directly to the surrounding garden.
Photo: thuthu.ng1316Especially, the roof styles and chimney systems are very diverse and impressive, bearing the impression of the French countryside. The attractiveness of the ancient villas in Da Lat is also reflected in the very sophisticated and luxurious interior decoration of the owners, most of which are the middle class and French officials in the past.
Photo: dadi.gogoThe interior of the villas is almost kept during the restoration process, from small details such as the wooden floor, light switches, window system made of precious wood, fireplace… Coming here feels like being in a genuine French house.
Photo: NhiVisitors can enjoy a full day of slow living in the old French village space. From the morning, after arriving at the resort in antique cars, visitors will experience a real old French village right in Vietnam with everything decorated in classic and luxurious European style. From the room amenities to the clothes and service of the entire staff of this resort make visitors feel like they are lost in the old French countryside.
Photo: duon.gtAna Mandara Villas Dalat Resort has a new type of sightseeing service through the event “A Day In French Village” that brings visitors back to the old years and learns stories about architecture, people, and history of Ana Mandara Villas Dalat, an ancient French architectural reserve, making it a must-see destination for tourists when visiting the city known as “Vietnam’s miniature Paris”.
Photo: hanavyIn addition to Ana Mandara Villas Dalat, Dalat also has countless villas with unique architecture that you should visit at least once.The villas are interspersed in the green pine trees, the charming and poetic landscape makes visitors not want to leave when coming there.——//——According to vietactivity