Hoi An’s Overview
Hoi An is a city directly under the province of Quang Nam, it is about 30 km far from Da Nang city to the south. With favorable geography and climate, Hoi An was a really busy port of international commerce, where is the trade exchange of merchant ships from Japan, China and the Western countries during the 17th and 18th centuries, that is the main commercial center of the middle of Vietnam at the time.
During the two wars , fortunately Hoi An was not devastated and did advoid from the rapid urbanization in the late 20th century . As the region of centralized cultures so Hoi An also carries many heavy imprints of different cultures . This is reflected in the architecture as assembly halls , temple traces of Chinese , located close to Vietnamese traditional houses and the houses built by French architecture also.
At the beginning of the 1980s , the value of architecture and culture of the Hoi An ancient town is gradually noticed that the place day by day becomes an attractive destination for the tourists in the local and all over the world . Nowadays, you will have opportunity to gaze with veneration at the old houses that have been hundreds of years ago , and enjoy the peaceful space and ancient characteristic of this city during the period visiting Hoi An.
The city is always well-known as an ancient town, a city of World Cultural Heritage, Hoi An is now transformed itself into a coastal tourism city of central region, an ideal destination for the weekends, holidays, the exciting summer vacation on the beautiful beaches full of sunshine and wind that is really peaceful. Coming to Hoi An, in addition to exploring cultural treasures with multidimensional features of antique characteristics, you still have a chance to see the traditional villages, enjoy the beautiful riverside landscape of coastal estuarine region, relax on cool seaside with nice marine climate or dive to see beautiful coral of majestic green island Cu Lao Cham, etc. All of the meaningful activities will be imprinted in your unforgettable memory.
Hoi An ancient town exists as a rustic, simple and poetic painting in the tourists’ impression. Whether it is day or night, Hoi An always features in her different attracted beauty. Therefore Hoi An is always a favorite of many domestic and foreign tourists. If you are looking for a good destination for the deposition moment, the place will help you to forget all about the hustle and bustle atmosphere of modern life to wallow in the peaceful space; the gently, ancient, peaceful city of Hoi An is a really ideal place for you that always welcomes you with the warmest smile.