Formerly been the most prosperous trading port in Southeast Asia, Hoi An Ancient Town is a must-see destination when taking best Asian tours. With the unique cultural features, this place is really worth a visit. Follow us to explore the most exciting experiences there.
Hoi An Ancient Town
Walking on the ancient street at night
It’s a simple activity when taking a walk in the street and seeing ancient houses and colorful lanterns at night. You will feel like you are lost in the party of lights – a picture combined with the peace of ancient architecture and the bustle of the modern life. The most beautiful place is the Hoai River where the lights glitter on the water. Hoi An is much more beautiful when it has no tourists or shops, just brings the taciturn beauty.
Releasing the flower garlands and colored lanterns
Another activity for tourists to do in Hoi An is to release the flower garlands and colored lanterns on the Hoai River. This brings the hope to receive the luck and peace for your family. Moreover, flower garlands and colored lanterns have become a typical feature of Hoi An tourism.
Enjoy Cao Lau – The specialty of Hoi An
Cao Lau is a specialty that you cannot ignore when traveling to Hoi An. It is made by noodles, BBQ pork and the local greens taken only from Tra Que vegetable village.
Tourists can enjoy this dish at Ba Be restaurant on Alley 69 Phan Chau Trinh or Hat restaurant in the crossroad Tran Phu. Many restaurants for foreign tourists along Bach Dang Street also serve Cao Lau.
Cao Lau Hoi An
Visit Tan Ky Ancient House
Built at the end of the 18th century, Tan Ky ancient house is one of the oldest destinations in Hoi An. This house still preserves its unique architecture. The house has many rooms of which the front is the commercial area and the back side is mainly for importing goods. The house was built mainly with pillars and wooden roof while the foundation was paved by standard Bat Trang stone.
With the unique architectural style combined with 3 cultures: Chinese - Japanese - Vietnamese, the patterns, and textures are carved by Kim Bong Carpentry artists in the style of Eastern philosophy. The Tan Ky Ancient House is one of the ancient houses honored as the national cultural heritage and is the only place in Hoi An welcoming heads of aboard state to visit.
Phung Hung Ancient House
Built in the XIX century, Phung Hung ancient house is more than 100 years old. The owner of the house was a famous and wealthy businessman. He took the name "Phung Hung" with the desire to flourish prosperous business. With special requirements, the loft was made of many high-grade wooden slats, surrounded by wide corridors that reflect the typical Asian style of the house.
Phung Hung Ancient House
Explore Hoi An market
Hoi An Market is one of the mót popular tourist spots in Hoi An. Coming here, you can find many specialties, handicraft products as well as enjoy delicious food. You will also have the chance to exchange and talk to local people and know more about the daily life here.
Visit the Bridge Pagoda
Located in the heart of Hoi An ancient town and across the romantic Hoai River, the Bridge Pagoda is a place you cannot ignore when traveling Hoi An. Bridge Pagoda has a unique roof architecture made of wood with decorative architectural style originated from the "land of cherry blossoms" known as "Japanese Bridge". With such characteristics, the Bridge Pagoda has become an inseparable symbol when referring to Hoi An.
Cua Dai Beach
Cua Dai is an appealing beach that attracts a lot of tourists in Hoi An thanks to its green jade water on the stretching white smooth sand. You can not only immerse in the cool water and cool air but also enjoy fresh seafood dishes in Cua Dai beach. Restaurants, hotels and tourist centers around the sea are thriving to cater to the needs of tourists.
Cua Dai beach
An Bang Beach
Voted as one of the 25 most beautiful beaches in Asia, An Bang beach charms numerous tourists thanks to its clear water and stretching sand. An Bang beach brings you a sense of relaxing to escape from the hustle and bustle of life.
Thanh Ha pottery village
Thanh Ha pottery village is one of the famous traditional villages in Hoi An. Coming here, you can see the very ingenious pottery products made by skillful and talented artists in Thanh Ha. In addition, you can make the products by yourself and bring home as the souvenirs.
Tra Que Vegetable Village
Just about 4 kilometers from Hoi An ancient town, Tra Que Vegetable Village is a traditional vegetable village that attracts a lot of visitors. Coming here, you can take part in the process of growing vegetables as a real farmer and have more knowledge and understanding of the working life of the people in the village. This will definitely be a real experience that you cannot forget!
So many things for you to discover when taking tour packages to Vietnam in Hoi An. Travel there and explore it yourself. Like and share this article if you find it helpful. Have a nice trip!