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Communal House of Mong Phu Hamlet | by Shawn Harquail
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Communal House of Mong Phu Hamlet

Mong Phu communal house was built on the center also the highest land of the Duong Lam village with 1.800 square meters large. At present, it is still not identified the exact year of construction of the communal house. Depend on the architecture feature, scientists determined that the communal house dating back up from late 18th century to early 19th century. Mong Phu communal house worships Tan Vien Mountain Saint – one of four immortal Saint in Vietnamese traditional conception – as the tutelary of the village. This is the mental support for the local people to unite and protect the village through many changes and wars.

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Taken on September 5, 2017