Located in the Middle of Vietnam, Hoi An is one of the most attractive destination for any tourist join in Vietnam tour. Travelers come to Hoi An because of quiet atmosphere, ancient architecture, scenery and friendliness of local people. With special cultural value, Hoi An Ancient town was recognized as World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO.
There are many things to do when visitors are in Hoi An. Please refer some must-see destinations as below to have a wonderful trip in Hoi An.
Hoi An Riverside
Hoi An is bustle port around the 16th to the 18th centuries. Many trader from China, Japan, India, France…come here to exchange goods. In the past, this Hoi An Riverside had another name Hai Pho (Seaside town in English). There was only one main street that be east-west is the liveliest. All shops along this street hang out banner to welcome foreign merchants. Coming this area, tourists will have change to admire ancient architecture with over 200 years old.
Hoi An Central market
One interesting place that you should not miss is Hoi An central market. This market is located on riverside of Thu Bon market. This market opens early morning every day. Visitors can buy fruit, shoes, hat, clothes, fabric and foods…in this market. Coming here, tourist have chance to know more daily life of local people.
Please remember to bargain to take better rates if you want to buy something.
Museum of Trade Ceramics in Hoi An
This Museum of trade Ceramics was built in 1858 by Vietnamese. It is place to keep ceramic relics in Vietnam and some from Chinese. They are from Tang Dynasty dating around the 7th to the 10th centuries. Besides that, some wrecked ships also keep here. It is worth for clients that interested in history and archeology to come here. This museum opens from 8:00am to 5:00pm everyday at 80 Tran Phu Street, Hoi An.
Cua Dai Beach
Not so far from Hoi An, tourist can visit Cua Dai beach that is one of the most beautiful beaches in Vietnam. This beach just last around 3km but with white sand and clear water, it is can not miss destination in Hoi An. If you come from Danang, it is about 30kmon road to get there. If you are in Hoi An, it just around 10 minutes on road by taxi.
Fujian Assembly Hall in Hoi An
Going for a walk inside Hoi An ancient town, tourist will easy to see Fujian Assembly Hall. This Assembly Hall was built in 1690. Is is place to worship Thien Hau who is considered the goddess of the sea. Local people believe that Thien Hau always go besides to take care them on sea. Because of that, they often come here before long fishing trip on sea. In the past, this is palace to gather of Fujian merchants. Todays, it opens every day for tourist, from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. This destination included in entrance fee of Hoi An Ancient town.
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