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Vietnam House in Ottawa attracts visitors

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Tourists look at a picture in the Vietnam House (Source: VNA)

Ottawa (VNA) – The Vietnam House in Ottawa, Canada, attracted hundreds of visitors on June 4 and 5, as part of the 2016 Doors Open Ottawa event. 

Built in 1913, the house was designed by famous Canadian architect Werner Ernst Noffke. It has been designated as being of valuable heritage by the City of Ottawa.

This is the third consecutive year, the house opened its door to visitors. Coming to the house, visitors gained an insight into the Vietnamese land and culture.

Celebrating its 15th anniversary, Doors Open Ottawa continues to be the second-largest Doors Open architectural event in North America. Since its inception in 2002, over 850,000 visitors have discovered some of the city’s most prestigious buildings including Earnscliffe: Official Residence of the British High Commissioner, the Supreme Court of Canada, the Embassy of the United States, and the Connaught Building.

This year’s event included over 130 historically, culturally and functionally significant buildings in the city. It was estimated to have attracted around 80,000 visitors on June 4-5.-VNA
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