Hoi An

Hoi An embodies the transition from rapid development to a relaxed pace. This former trading port showcases the Thu Bon River flowing gracefully beside aged shophouses and ancient pagodas. The old ferry quay remains active with sampans ferrying passengers. Beyond the Old Town, roads traverse scenic rice fields and lead to a captivating coastline. Spending a few days here allows you to immerse in Hoi An’s enchanting ambiance and the mesmerizing glow of lantern-lit nights.

Hoi An in Vietnam
Hoi An in Vietnam

Top thing to do in Hoi An

Explore the charm of the Old Town

Hoi An’s rich history attracts visitors to its Old Town, where Chinese, Japanese, and European merchants once thrived. Don’t forget your camera as you stroll across the Japanese Bridge, visit the Tan Ky ancestral house, and admire the Phuc Kien Assembly Hall.

Indulge in culinary delights

Dining in Hoi An is a delightful experience. Local farms and fishing boats supply the markets with fresh vegetables, seafood, herbs, and fruits every day. Make sure to try the must-try dishes of Hoi An: Cao Lau, Hoanh Thanh, and white rose dumplings.

Cycle through the countryside

Witness the beauty of Hoi An’s countryside on a morning bike ride. Pedal through lush green landscapes where water buffaloes roam and pass by vegetable farms and tranquil ponds in Cam Thanh and Tra Que.

Hoi An in Vietnam
Hoi An in Vietnam
Relax on the beach

Just a short 10-minute drive from the Ancient Town, An Bang Beach offers a perfect retreat with its sandy shores, refreshing waves, and seafood lunches. Bring your favorite books, beach essentials, or take a boat trip to the pristine Cham Islands.

Be amazed by My Son (not my son of course lol)

Located 40 kilometers from Hoi An, the My Son Sanctuary is a UNESCO Cultural Heritage Site. Nestled in a valley near a serene stream, these ancient temples were built by the Cham people and date back to the 7th to 13th centuries.

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