Hoi An Travel

Hoi An Travel – Hoi An Town is an exception well-preserved example of a Southeast Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th century. This is old town down the Thu Bon River, on the coastal plain of Quang Nam Province about 30 km south of Da Nang City. Hoi An used to know on the international market with many different names such as Lam Ap, Faifo, Hoai Pho and Hoi An.

Thu Bon River - Hoi An Tourist Attractions

Thu Bon River – Hoi An Tourist Attractions

What is so special about Hoi An is that this little port town is in an incredible state of preservation. It offers some of the most densely-concentrated sights in Vietnam with its old streets bordered with ancient houses and assembly halls, its pagoda, temples, ancient wells, and tombs. In total, more than a thousand places of interest.

The architecture of Hoi An characterized by a harmonious blend of  Vietnamese, Chinese and Japanese influences. After many centuries, Hoi An is still respectful of its traditions, folk festivals, beliefs and of its sophisticated culinary art.

This surrounded by peaceful villages that have crafted such as carpentry, bronze making, ceramic…

Bronze making in Hoi An

Bronze making in Hoi An

The ancient architecture is shown most clear in the Ancient Town that located in Minh An Ward. It covers about 2 square kilometers and almost of all famous relics in Hoi An a gathered here. The street are short and narrow, having a winding, crossing as the chessboard style. The topography of the ancient town tilts gradually from north to south.

The traces of time is able to find not only on the architectural design of each building but also everywhere like on the yin-yang roof tiles covered with moss and plants. The old gray mold walls, the pictures carved on a strange animal or describing an old story. For centuries, Hoi An had developed into a melting pot of various nationalities who came to the area bringing along their own cultures. Accordingly, Hoi An features the co-existence of indigenous customs and habits and those imported by foreign settlers