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About Hoi An, Vietnam

About Hoi An, Vietnam

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    Hoi An is an ancient city of Vietnam, a major trading center of the late 16th to 17th centuries. Coming here, you will see hundreds of years old houses, beautiful beaches in Cua Dai and Cu Lao Cham. Nowadays, this city has been a popular tourist destination of central Vietnam and recognized by Unesco as a world cultural heritage site. If you’re still wondering about what is worth visiting places or get confused because of fragmented information, this is what you need.

    It is located in the confluence of Thu Bon River about 30km south of Da Nang. Hoi An was known as an international market with many different names such as Lam Ap, Faifo, Hoai Pho and Hoi An. Being the unique traditional southeast Asian port in Vietnam, Hoi An still remains almost over a thousand architectural monuments such as streets, houses, assembly halls, pagodas, shrines, churches, ancient wells, ancient tombs … The architecture has both Asian and Western-style. Over centuries, customs, rituals, cultural activities, beliefs as well as traditional dishes are well preserved. It also has a naturally peaceful environment, with lovely small crafts villages, such as carpentry, bronze, pottery…

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    17 Feb 2020
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    Cuong Bach The founder of Journey On Air - The Travel Information Center of Vietnam. Our mission is connecting travelers worldwide to the beauty of the landscape, history, culture and the friendly people in Vietnam.

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