VietNamNet Bridge – With total investment of VND2 trillion ($100 million), the Van Phu urban area in Ha Dong district, Hanoi has hundreds of villas but just a few of them are in use. The remaining houses, worth hundreds of thousands of US dollars, are abandoned or become ordinary restaurants.
Being launched in 2007, the 94-hectare Van Phu urban area is designed
in the form of a modern urban complex, including townhouses, villas,
high-rise buildings and social works.
It is expected to be a modern urban area of Hanoi but this complex is
now deserted, though it has been put into use for a long time.
Many villas and townhouses are uninhabited.
Being abandoned for a long time, these villas billions are blackened and moldy.
In many houses, grass grows high.
The stairs are also covered by grass.
The doors of some abandoned villas become garbage dump.
Only several villas are used.
Some houses are rented to open ordinary restaurants.
Some houses are offered for sale.