Things to see in Hoi An

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  • This city is located in the center of the country. Its historic district is a mixture of Chinese, Japanese, and French influences and has been declared a World Heritage Site. One of the most interesting places to see is the 17th-ce...
  • It’s the pride of the town. I have to admit I imagined it would be bigger. There are two monkey statues at the entrance to which the locals offer gifts. You have to pay to cross the bridge but the price includes access to other temp...
  • Located about 70 km. from Da Nang, these ruins represent some of the most important remains of the Champa culture, a Hindu civilization that peaked between the 4th and 8th centuries. They are in rough shape due to the U.S. bombing d...
  • The market is located close to the port so most of it is based around fish and seafood, though you can also find fruit, vegetables, and handicrafts. Most of the stalls are run by women and it's difficult to find a man at a post. One...
  • Hoi An is one of the loveliest cities in Vietnam, and in the 16th century it was a trading city a lot of Chinese, Portuguese, Dutch and Japanese merchants who came here to sell their goods. The banks of the Thu Bon River is a place ...
  • Cua Dai is the most touristy beach in Hội An and it’s located about 7km from downtown. The other beaches are 5, 13, and 27km. away. It's possible that you'll be overwhelmed by the enchanting town of Hội An and want to explore every ...
  • We were almost half way through our tour of Vietnam, when we got to Hoi An, a small, colourful and coastal town. The most surprising thing about Hoi An was seeing the constant bustle of tourists going shopping, or the numerous high ...
  • There is a pagoda on Tran Hung Dao Street, before you get to the junction with Hai Ba Trung street coming from the west. This Pagoda is not the best known of Hoi An and is off the typical tourist travel route. However, it offers inc...
  • It is easy to see beautiful sunsets here considering that Vietnam faces west. However, the best is on a bridge over a river near Cua Dai Beach. You can enjoy dinner on the beach after watching the sunset.
  • There are many food stalls in the Central Market in Hoi An. Many offer a kind of buffet service. You pay a fixed price and you fill the dish with what you want. As expected, it's not luxurious or fancy food at these stalls, but you ...
  • It is the place where everyone goes at night in Hoi An, the meeting place, in the heart of the city. During the day it's a restaurant (no big deal) but at night it's very busy with a terrific atmosphere and music. The restaurant is ...
  • The buying and selling of fish at the Hoi An Market is quite a spectacle. They loaded boats and fish boats throughout the morning, so no need to go first thing in the morning to enjoy the frenetic activity that goes on there. People...
  • We visited this tailor on the recommendation of a friend who loved it. There's nothing like dealing with someone who knows exactly what they're doing, and the people here are true professionals! The workmanship was magnificent! I h...
  • This beautiful city survives mainly on tourism. There's a lot of business, especially in fabrics and tailoring, but once it got dark, there was a different market on the opposite side of the river. This one mainly sells colorful sil...
  • The city of Hoi An in Vietnam is very famous for the skill and speed of their tailors. Before organizing a trip to Vietnam and Cambodia we had already heard about it. We decided to take a pattern from Spain to see how it worked. Aft...
  • What is called the Clothing Market in Hoi An houses, in reality, all sorts of products, from toiletries to fish, fruit or clothes. Like most markets in Vietnam and in Southeast Asia, the Central Market of Hoi An has some of its stal...
  • The Hoi An Old Town ticket lets you see a traditional Hoi An dance show. The orchestra is very good. They use traditional instruments, including the famous and curious dan bau (a difficult single-stringed instrument to play). There...
  • This building was built in the seventeenth century by Chinese sailors who escaped from Fujian Province after the fall of Ming Dynasty. The temple of this complex is dedicated to the goddess of the sea and protector of fishermen and ...
  • Hoi An is one of the most famous places in Asia to buy made-to-measure clothing. The number tailors in Hoi An proves this. There are hundreds of tailors in a fairly small city. You can get a suit for about 50 USD, a shirt for about ...
  • One of the added attractions on your visit to Hoi An (in central Vietnam), is the shopping. As well as the tailoring shops, where they make shirts and suits at knock-down prices, you'll also find some artisan shops. This one sells w...
  • Hoi An is one of the Asian destinations where you can have custom clothes made, through the village there are many clothing stores, this is not one of the best known, it is a simple establishment, where there are many models and fab...
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