Vietnam, Hoi An Guide (B): Hoi An City Guide, Vietnam

Hoi An City Guide, Vietnam
Hoi An, a UNESCO World heritage Site is a place not to be missed when visiting Vietnam. Located on the coast of the South China Sea, the town is charming in many ways. The old town, decorated with hundreds of lanterns and studded with thousands of tiny silk shops will steal your heart.

Tailors here will make you a garment in no time with hardly any extra fittings needed in between taking the first measurements to presenting your masterpiece all stitched up and ready to wear.

The sunsets here are spectacular. Try catching one on the beach, further away from the crowds and savour the pink sky while swimming in the soothing waters. 

Getting to Hoi An

It’s easy to get to Hoi An from within Vietnam or the surrounding countries.

By train. The closest train station is Da Nang. From here you will have to take a bus or a taxi to get to Hoi An.

You will be mobbed with taxi drivers once you step outside the train station, but it’s a short walk to the nearest bus stop. Look for Pizza Hut on the corner, a few doors away, (outside house number 299) will see a bus stop, that’s where you can catch a bus to Hoi An which goes every half an hour.

By air. The 3rd international airport in Vietnam, Dan Nang International Airport, is conveniently located in central Da Nang.

You can take a 10 minute taxi from the airport into the town at around 60,000 VND (15,000 goes towards the airport entrance/exit fees). From Da Nang you can either take a local bus to Hoi An or ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Hoi An City Guide, Vietnam
Guide Location: Vietnam » Hoi An
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Jolie Villa   Full House Homestay   Japanese Covered Bridge   Hoi An Market   Cantonese Assembly Hall   Duc An Old House   Museum of Folk Culture   Museum of Trade Ceramics   Phuc Kien Assembly Hall   Phung Hung Ancient House   Tan Ky Old House   Tran Family Chapel   Quan Cong Temple   Reaching Out Teahouse   Dingo Deli   3 Dragons Gastropub   Jim’s Snackbar   Minh Hien Vegetarian Restaurant   Restaurant 339   So Co La chocolate shop   Pandanus Spa Hoi An   An Bang Beach   Cua Dai Beach  
Author: Charlie Stamp
Read it on author's website: http://maptrotting.com/guide-hoi-an/