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Overview of Hoi An

Hoi An, Vietnam is a small town in Central Vietnam on the coast of South China Sea. Located at the estuary of the Thu Bon river, Hoi An was a busy international commercial port in the 16th and 17th centuries. Herein Chinese from various provinces, Japanese, Dutch and Indians had settled down during the same period. Today Hoi An stands as an example of ancient architecture and is declared as a World Heritage by UNESCO for being one of the best preserved ancient Southeast Asian trading ports.

Hoi An, Vietnam is one of the most popular of the Vietnam tourist attractions. It lures the tourists in Vietnam, with its ancient charm of temples, shrines, Chinese style tile-roofed wooden houses and a unique blend of Japanese and Chinese architecture. A vacation in Hoi An, Vietnam would be an ideal one for those looking for a break from the busy city life with peace and tranquility around.

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Tan Ky House

Built two centuries ago as the home of a well-to-do ethnic-Vietnamese merchant, Tan Ky House has been lovingly preserved through seven generations of the same family. Don’t be spooked by the portrait of a stern-looking matriarch over the entry hall; this gem ...

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Assembly Hall of the Fujian Chinese Congregation

What began as a traditional assembly hall was later transformed into a temple for the worship of Thien Hau, a deity from Fujian province. The gaudy, green-tiled triple gateway was built in 1975.The mural on the right-hand wall – if you can see it behind the prayer ...

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Japanese Covered Bridge

This beautiful little bridge has become a modern-day icon of Hoi An. A bridge was first constructed on this site in the 1590s by the Japanese community in order to link them with the Chinese quarters across the stream.The bridge is very solidly constructed because ...

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Cao lau Hoi An (Hoi An vermicelli)

Cao lau Hoi An (Hoi An vermicelli)

Cao lau noodles are carefully made from local new rice not stocked one. Water used to soak rice must be taken from wells in the Ba Le Village; noodles thus will be soft, enduring and flavored with special sweet-smelling. In addition, meat used to prepare for Cao ...

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The Tran Family Chapel

No one has the courage to state which exact place in Hoi An is most ancient and beautiful, but many people know the Tran Family Chapel is one of the oldest and most historical houses in this city. Located on the 21st, Le Loi Street, the house is a famous destination ...

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The Chinese Assembly Halls

As the Chinese immigrants reached the central part of Vietnam known as Hoi An today, they decided to create the opportunities for themselves and the next generations to socialize and protect the Chinese traditions by building many Assembly Halls. Nowadays, even ...

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Travel Que Herb Village

Tra Que vegetable village located in Cam Ha Commune, Hoi An Town (Quang Nam). Tra Que vegetable were famous for a long time with many vegetable products were grown on fertile soil, fertilized with seaweed from Co Co River so they have own unique flavor.Tra Que ...

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