Things to do in Hoi An- What to expect

Things to do in Hoi An- What to expect

If you travel to Hoi An, Da Nang, you will have many things to do in Hoi An, and this article will show you some things about it

Hoi An is a city of Quang Nam province, Vietnam. Hoi An is a beautiful city with a lot of friendly local people. A lot of peoples may wonder what to do in Hoi An. Here are the details about things to do in Hoi An.

Hoi An is an ideal place to relax and experience new things.

Hoi An is an ideal place to relax and experience new things.

Hoi An Ancient Town

Hoi An Ancient Town is lied on the bank of Thu Bon River. Therefore, from the 16th to the 17th centuries, it was known as the major trading port where people from Asia, Europe, etc usually came to buy or exchange commodities. Hoi An Ancient Town was recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999.

Hoi An Ancient Town contains a lot of buildings which were built a long time ago such as Japanese Covered Bridge, Quan Cong Temple, Hoi An Museum of History and Culture, etc and they are still preserved very well. Besides, Hoi An Ancient Town is famous for many foods like Cao Lau, Dumpling (Banh Vac), Fried Mussels, etc. Especially, in each 14th day of the lunar month, there will be a festival called Hoi An Legendary Night. The starting time is 6:30 pm and it lasts 3 hours.

If you just walk along the Hoi An Ancient Town, it is free. But, if you want to visit the heritages in Hoi An Ancient Town, you have to buy tickets. The ticket price for domestic tourists is VND 80,000 per person. The ticket price for foreigners is VND 120,000 per person. There are many outlets that sell the ticket along Hoi An Ancient Town such as the ticket outlet in Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street, the ticket outlet in Nguyen Phuc Chu Street, etc.

There are lots of interesting things that you are certainly keen on. If you plan to Vietnam, don’t forget to come to Hoi An city.

Hoi An Ancient Town- A must-see place when going to Hoi An City

Hoi An Ancient Town- A must-see place when going to Hoi An City

Going to a beach

It is so fantastic that you can go to a beach when going to Hoi An. The soft white sand, the crystal blue water, and the magnificent scenery will make you love Hoi An more and more. There are some well-known beaches in Hoi An such as Cua Dai Beach, An Bang Beach, Ha My Beach, etc.

If you have a chance to go to one of these beaches, you had better try the seafood dishes here. These are so yummy and fresh at a reasonable price. You shouldn’t miss these when going to Hoi An. Moreover, there are a lot of famous and luxury resorts in Hoi An where you can enjoy the private space with standard services. Near these beaches, a lot of hotels and homestay are built to meet the demand of visitors. Joining some outdoor activities is an awesome idea when going to the beach.  For example, you can go surfing, go canoeing, go swimming or sunbathing. The weather between April and August is really suitable for you and your friends to experience interesting activities on the beach. Going to a beach is certainly one of the things to do in Hoi An.

An Bang Beach- One of the most beautiful beaches in Hoi An.

An Bang Beach- One of the most beautiful beaches in Hoi An.

Visiting some museums

If you plan to Hoi An, it is worth to spend your time on going to some museums like Hoi An Museum of History and Culture, The Sa Huynh Culture Museum, Museum of Folklore, Museum of Trade Ceramics, etc. If you are curious about history, culture, etc, you can go to these museums to know further information. These museums have a lot of collections of important and historical items that existed a long time ago. Every year, these museums attract a number of tourists all over the world coming and discovering history. Before going to the museums, you should find the information about the opening hour, the ticket price, the rules of the museum, etc to make it a point that you will have a perfect trip.

Hoi An Travel Tips

There are many other places that you must visit in Hoi An City like Tra Que Village, Cham Island, My Son Sanctuary, Hoi An Central Market, etc. On the other hand, it will be regretful if you don’t try Hoi An cuisine. For example, you can try Banh Mi, Khot Cake, Quang Noodles, Chicken rice, etc. These dishes are so delicious and they will make your mouth water. Otherwise, you should go to Lantern Market, Hoi An silk village, visit some ancient houses like Tan Ky Old House, Phung Hung Old House, etc in the Hoi An Ancient Town.

Hoi An has 2 periods every year such as the wet period (from September to December) and the dry period (from January to August). The annually average temperature is about 29oC and the annually average precipitation is about 2066 mm. The best time you can plan to go to Hoi An is from April to August because the weather in this time is so great that you will have a wonderful trip.

When going to Hoi An, you must find lots of information about the weather, the food, the place to go, where to stay, things that you need to avoid, etc. For example, you should book the flight ticket and hotel room in advanced; you aren’t allowed to smoke in Hoi An; put the garbage in the bin to keep the environment clean, etc.

By the way, Da Nang Hoi An trip is a good idea that a lot of tourists choose when going to Viet Nam. There are so many fascinating experiences in these cities that you will never forget.

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