Five Highlights of the Ancient City of Hoi An in Vietnam

Five Highlights of the Ancient City of Hoi An in Vietnam, Hoi An, Vietnam (B)

There are many good reasons to visit the vibrant UNESCO city of Hoi An a town that lights up every night as dusk falls on its ancient buildings. Scooters surged into the town and park wherever they can find a space so their occupants can walk along the banks of the Thu Bon river into the old town, for a small fee that has to be paid by visitors to this area. Hoi An is a popular venue for festivals and the remnants of an international food festival which had taken place last week mingled with the new decorations for the monthly festival of light that is held every month to celebrate the full moon. The lights along the bank cast colourful reflections in the black water beyond them. Mythical animals ablaze with lights appear to float on the surface. Soon after we arrived in the town we joined the stream of pedestrians into the old town. After eating at the Secret Garden Restaurant down one of the narrow streets off the main thoroughfare we visited the night market which features several stalls ablaze with traditional lanterns. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Five Highlights of the Ancient City of Hoi An in Vietnam
Guide Location: Vietnam » Hoi An
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Valery Collins
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Tan Ky House
  • Phuc Kien Temple
  • Japanese Covered Bridge