Hoi An

About Hoi An


Located on the coastal plain of Quang Nam Province, Hoian used to be an important trading port of the Nguyen Dynasty from the 15th - 19th century. As reported, Hoian remaining 1360 relics includes 1068 ancient houses, 11 old wells, 38 churches, 19 pagodas, 43 shrines, 23 families, 44 tombs and one bridge. Especially, Hoian Ancient Town was recognized as the World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO on 1st December, 1999.

Lying on the banks of the Thu Bon River, Hoian has becoming to one of the most popular and breathtaking destination in Vietnam with the oldest beauty in modern chronology.

Coming to Hoian, visitors can walk or ride bicycle in the old streets and enjoy many delicious local foods such as noodles, wontons and chicken rice. If you like beaches, you should spend your time to relax at the Cua Dai or An Bang beaches and stay away from the crowded old town.

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Hoi An old town

What to do in Hoi An?


Walking, cycling or cyclo around Hoian Ancient town

To learn more about the history and culture of Hoian, you can visit Hoi An Museum of History & Culture, Tan Ky Old House, Fujian Assembly Hall (Hoi Quan Phuc Kien), The Japanese Covered Bridge.


Cycling to villages

You can cycle to some traditional villages and meet local people. Especially, you may join their daily activities such as cooking, farming, fishing…

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Cycling in Hoi An

Boat trip on Thu Bon river

Taking a boat trip on Thu Bon river is a favorite thing for many travelers to Hoi An. You can see a different Hoian from the boat.


Cooking class

Another worth thing to do in Hoi An is join a local cooking class where our chef can teach you how to cook and try traditional Vietnamese dishes.


Get tailor-made clothes

Hoi An is definitely the best town to make some nice tailor-made traditional clothes for both man and woman. You can easily find many tailor shops along the streets.

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Cooking class in Hoi An