Hoi An street is located on Thu Bon river bank in Quang Nam province. There used to be a famous place called Faifoo once known to Japanese, Chinese, Portuguese, Italian traders from the 16th and 17th centuries. Prosperity, a major trading center of Southeast Asia, one of the main stations of merchant ships in the Far East.
Hoi An was fortunate not to be devastated during the two wars and avoided massive urbanization in the late 20th century. It makes Hoi An is one of the best places to visit in Vietnam, especially for foreigners.
The best time to visit in Hoi An
The weather in Hoi An has two distinct seasons each year, the rainy season lasts from August to December and the dry season lasts from January to July every year, sometimes depending on the weather each year there may be cold spells.
In my experience, the best time to visit Hoi An is from February to April, the weather is almost no rain at this time.
You can also visit Hoian on the 14th lunar monthly, to attend the old town night. On this occasion, you will have the opportunity to listen to traditional songs, play folk games, and enjoy delicious food, especially to see the red lanterns spread all over the street.
If you want to explore Cu Lao Cham, you can go in the middle of summer, hot weather will be suitable for exploring activities of the sea.
Places to visit in Hoi An
Japanese Covered Bridge
The Bridge is a symbol of the ancient and beautiful place in Hoi An. Japanese Covered Bridge was built in the late XVI century, another name is Japanese Bridge. In the middle of the bridge is a small temple to worship Huyen Thien Dai De.
The highlight of this bridge is the dome with unique designs, decorative motifs showing the harmony between many unique architectural styles of Vietnamese, Japanese, Chinese, and even Western ones.
Covered Bridge is the most famous and attractive destination in Hoi An. Every visitor to Hoi An visits this unique building, taking a few photos to mark their journey. In the fall, the lantern festival is held, shimmering from lanterns and light lanterns throughout the temple.
Covered Bridge becomes an ideal destination for those who want to explore Quang Nam.
An Bang Beach
It’s a pity if you come to Hoi An without visiting An Bang beach, one of the best places to visit in Hoi An, also the top 50 most beautiful beach in Vietnam. This place is always an ideal place for those who love a peaceful and quiet space.
An Bang beach is beautiful and very clean, It takes only 2 km from the center of Hoi An city, the space here is fresh and airy, suitable for all interesting activities such as flying kites on the beach, catching the dawn, and greeting the sunset… You will be fascinated by the natural beauty of An Bang beach. This place is one of the unique tourist destinations of Hoi An …
Chàm Island (Cu Lao Cham)
Cu Lao Cham is about 20km from the center of Hoi An city. This place is not only the most popular but also the most famous place in Hoi An with tourists. Cu Lao Cham is pleasing to the eye because of its inherent beauty, tranquility, and freshness.
This is my personal favorites place in Hoi An. It also gives you interesting experiences when traveling along Cu Lao. You can ride bicycle to enjoy the fresh air of the green island.
Hoi An Museum of Cultural History
Hoi An Museum of Cultural History has an ancient and hundreds-year-old of Hoi An city. This place is the pride of the people of Hoi An. It is also considered as one of the interesting and ideal tourist destinations in Hoi An.
The museum, established in the late 20th century, now displays more than 200 artifacts, both original and historical documents, marking the development and maturity of Hoi An city.
Chaozhou Assembly Hall
Chaozhou Assembly Hall, also known as Ong Bon Pagoda, was once a gathering place for Chaozhou merchants who lived and traded in Hoi An centuries ago.
With its unique and ancient architecture, Chaozhou Assembly Hall is sure to impress you by its exquisite carvings and patterns. Located right in the heart of Hoi An old town, Chaozhou Assembly Hall is probably an attractive tourist destination in Hoi An that you should choose.
Hoi An handicraft workshop
This is also my favorite place to visit in Hoi An. This place you can learn about the culture of making lanterns, lanterns as well as paper fans, and other crafts. Visit to Hoi An handicraft workshop.
Handicraft workshops are located in traditional craft villages, where many quality and sophisticated products are produced. Visitors can also participate in making crafts with basic crafts.
Handicraft workshops are the outstanding and unique points in the culture here. Do not forget to choose some souvenirs when traveling to Hoi An as a gift for relatives and friends.
Tan Ky ancient house
This place has nearly 200 years old is one of the famous destinations in Hoi An that attracts tourists, because of its unique architecture divided into many small compartments and each with different functions.
Tan Ky ancient house is enduring over time, going through a long process of development. This old house is a beauty that adorns the ancient town of Hoi An. People who come to visit always feel protected and peaceful. The architecture of the house is the intersection of the quintessence of architecture in the area.
This Hoi An tourist destination is always the perfect choice for you to come to Quang Nam. Tan Ky ancient house is one of the oldest houses in Hoi An, waiting for you to discover.
Seven acres of coconut forest
The last famous tourist destination in Hoi An that you can visit, coconut forest is about 5km from the ancient town of Hoi An. When visiting the coconut forest, you will be floating on the water with a very unique basket boat.
In addition to visiting the cool coconut forest on the basket boat, you can also enjoy the delicious food from river fish, and hamster.
Here are all the places that I recommend you visit when you come to Hoi An. Of all the tourist cities. I find Hoi An is the least commercialized city and still retains its ancient features.
I wish you a great trip, if you have any questions, please leave it in the message box below.