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Hoi An

Ancient seaport town, well-preserved architecture, rich cultural heritage

Hoi An is a living museum, embodying the history of one of Southeast Asia's most active seaports from the 15th to 19th centuries. Evidence of human habitation dates back 2,200 years. Despite urbanization, the town has maintained its original street plan and beautiful architecture, boasting over 800 ancient buildings to admire. Vietnamese culture is an intriguing mix of many influences, including Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism and French influence. Acquiring some knowledge about local culture will enrich your time in the country.

Top attractions in Hoi An

tranquil stretch of sand ideal for relaxation
ancient Cham holy place, cultural and historical significance
ideal getaway for snorkeling and diving
UNESCO World Heritage Site with preserved historic architecture
unique handmade pottery and cultural experiences
a unique experience of local farming
a Little Mekong Delta with rice paddies, handicrafts, coconut forest
200-year-old UNESCO heritage site with unique architecture
historical relic in Hoi An, Chinese architecture