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Hoian is located in the Thu Bon River, Quang Nam Province, is a famous tourist city with the common name “Hoian Ancient Town”. Coming to Hoian, tourists are immersed in the traditional culture with ancient villages. Besides, there are traditional architectural style and simple but unique local cuisine. Besides, there are many things to do in Hoian attracting you.

If you’re still wondering what is worth doing in this place or confused because of fragmented information, this is what you need. In order to help you have the best and unforgettable experiences in the ancient town, this article will suggest you the best things to do when visiting Hoian. So let’s start the journey to Hoian with us!


things to do in Hoian

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When it comes to the old town, the best thing is to walk around the streets, look at old houses with old tile roof, enjoy a glass of “Mot” water, a special herbal tea of Hoian. You can walk around many famous places located on the main streets in Hoian Ancient Town like Tran Phu Street, Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street, Bach Dang Road along Hoai River, Cantonese Assembly, …


Biking around the old quarter is such an exciting experience when you come here. In the early morning and late afternoon, when the weather is nice, it is a good time to rent a bike with only about VND 40,000, then go around the streets, alleys, drive along Hoai River or the green paddy rice fields, and then Cua Dai Beach (5 km from the old town).

Contact of some bike rental stores

Mr. Trung
Address: 15/1 Tran Hung Dao Street, Hoian
Phone: +84 905 892 315

Ms. Anh
Address: 80 Tran Hung Dao Street, Hoian
Phone: +84 1695 102 268

Ms. Loan
Address: 129 Tran Hung Dao Street, Hoian
Phone: +84 905 710 907

Ms. Lanh
Address: 308 Nguyen Duy Hieu Street, Hoian
Phone: +84 935 041 891


The ancient houses are the priceless heritage that Hoian saved from the war, urbanization and the destruction of nature. Every year, Hoian has serious floods, but the old houses still remain intact as original, both in architecture and the soul. The most well-known one is Tan Ky ancient house, the first house to be recognized as a national monument in Hoi An. Besides Tan Ky, Phung Hung Quan Thang bearing bold Chinese architecture were built by Chinese traders to commemorate their homeland.


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At any time of day, from early morning to evening, sitting at café on the street of Hoian is always great. Each café has its own design style – elegant and unique. If you want to admire Hoai River, you can choose some coffee shops on Bach Dang Street. Or if you want to see the line of travelers on the busy street, sit at some café on Tran Phu Street or at the corner of Nguyen Thai Hoc Street.

Some unique and famous café in Hoian

  • Xoong Garden Juices & Fruits: 83 Nguyen Phuc Chu Street, Hoian
  • Le Fê cafétéria: 69/3 Phan Chu Trinh Street, Hoian
  • Rosie’s cafe: 8/6 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street, Hoian
  • Chu cafe: 74 Tran Phu Street, Hoian
  • Hoi An Rostery: 135 Tran Phu Street, Hoian
  • The Chef: 166 Tran Phu Street, Hoian


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Hoian has many things to attract domestic and foreign tourists, one of which is the quick pants and clothes making. Forbes has praised Hoian for having unique professional clothes-making service. After about 4 hours, you can get the item you ordered. Hoian’s fashion style is very unique, trendy and prices range from $15 – $100.

Some famous garment shops in Hoian

  • Thu Thuy: 60 Le Loi Street, Hoian
  • Yaly: 358 Nguyen Duy Hieu Street, Hoian
  • A Dong Silk: 40 Le Loi Street, Hoian
  • Bao Khanh: 101 Tran Hung Dao Street, Hoian