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Once one of Vietnam’s most important trading ports, Hoi An has now become one of the most loved tourist cities in the world, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site too. The Old Town still maintains its fusion of ancient Vietnamese and colonial French beauty and unique culinary heritage, made of specialities such as cao lau, quang noodles and shrimp dumplings. Here is our selection of the best 10 culinary spots in Hoi An.
The New Year 2015 is coming. If you are in Vietnam during this time, Hoi An would be an ideal place to enjoy the New Year Eve.
Hoi An is a shoppers heaven where you can find tailor shops everywhere on the streets. Today, Hoi An is also known as a shopping paradise that attracts tourists towards its wonderful souvenirs, handicrafts, antique pieces, silk materials and art paintings, and so on.
Set in a quiet environment, Hoi An is surrounded by peaceful villages, beautiful Thu Bon River and Cua Dai Beach.A former international trading port with its heyday in the 17th to 19th centuries, the cultural influences of the Japanese and Chinese merchants are still evident today in the town’s architecture and the distinctly Chinese atmosphere of the Old Quarte.
From April 1, all officials and government employees of Hoi An ancient town will have to go to work by bicycles, said Hoi An Party Chief – Mr. Nguyen Su.
Situated in a narrow alley on Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street in Hoi An City, there stands a house built in 1806 that sheltered 14 generations of former headmasters of the Royal Army, Nguyen Tuong Van's (1774-1822) family.
Craftsman Huynh Ri, 74, from Kim Bong Village in ancient Hoi An Town, still makes wooden carvings, but his age limits his output.
Hoi An Ancient Town and My Son Sanctuary were almost razed to the ground and sank beneath the lake, if not for the intervention of Mr. Ho Nghinh, former Party Secretary of Quang Nam - Da Nang Province.
Going to My Son Holy Land and Hoi An ancient town, the first thing that visitors can feel is the primitive beauty of thousand years old, the rarely enduring beauty of the two world-class heritage sites.