Exploring Phuc Kien Assembly Hall is a fantastic idea

Exploring Phuc Kien Assembly Hall is a fantastic idea

Phuc Kien Assembly Hall is one of the most popular assembly halls in Hoi An. Moreover, Phuc Kien Assembly Hall is very famous for its own exceptional one. Let’s discover this place now!

Introduction about Phuc Kien Assembly Hall

According to some ancient story, the original of Phuc Kien Assembly Hall Hoi An is a small temple which was built to worship the statue of Thien Hau Thanh Mau- a sea goddess protecting the sailors against the dangers. This statue was found in Hoi An beach in 1697. A long-time later, Phuc Kien Assembly Hall was renewed and redecorated by the Fujian in China. They used this hall as a place that every Chinese could go to meet and socialize with the others.

Coming to Phuc Kien Assembly Hall, you can admire a lot of unique and great architectures which were based on the Chinese architecture. The design of the Phuc Kien Assembly Hall was combined with several animal symbols. For example, inside the Phuc Kien Assembly Hall, there is a mosaic fountain which has the fish sculpture – a symbol of success. Moreover, there are also some animals such as dragons (a symbol of power), phoenix (a symbol of the aristocracy), etc.

Inside of Phuc Kien Assembly Hall

Inside of Phuc Kien Assembly Hall

The main hall used to worship not only Thien Hau Thanh Mau but also some statues of other goddesses that represent for the different powers. The temple also reserved a number of bronze drums, bronze bells and a variety of precious items.

Every year, there are a lot of fascinating festivals such as Nguyen Tieu (on 15th January in the lunar calendar), Via Luc Tanh (on 16th February in the lunar calendar), via Thien Hau (on 23th March in the lunar calendar), etc. These festivals attract many tourists coming and joining.

Phuc Kien Assembly Hall is located in Hoi An Ancient Town. After visiting Phuc Kien Assembly Hall, you can visit some famous places like the Japanese Covered Bridge, Lantern Market, Tan Ky Old House, etc. If you want to visit Phuc Kien Assembly Hall, you have to buy ticket at the ticket outlets. The ticket outlets are placed around Hoi An Ancient Town. The ticket price is VND 80,000 per person (for 3 places) if you are a domestic tourist and VND 120,000 per person (for 5 places) if you are a foreigner.

The address of Phuc Kien Assembly Hall is 46 Tran Phu Street, Hoi An City, Quang Nam Province. The opening hour is from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Inside the main hall of Phuc Kien Assembly Hall

Inside the main hall of Phuc Kien Assembly Hall

How to go to Phuc Kien Assembly Hall

You can go to Assembly Hall of Fujian Chinese by motorbike, taxi or bike. If the distance from your hotel to Phuc Kien Assembly Hall is quite far and you go with a large group of people, you can rent a car. There are 3 kinds of car you can choose such as 7 seat car, 16 seat car and 29 seat car.

If you want to ride a motorbike, you can go to some local shops in Hoi An and rent a motorbike. Or if you are in the hotel that is quite near to Phuc Kien Assembly Hall, you can rent a bike. Besides, walking to Phuc Kien Assembly Hall is also a good idea.

The price for renting depends on which kinds of car, motorbike or bike you choose and the time you rent.Phuc Kien Assembly Hall

Some travel tips when going to Phuc Kien Assembly Hall

  • When riding a motorbike, you should follow the traffic law in Vietnam or you will be fined by the police. Some notes for you like you should ride the motorbike with the speed under 50km/h; you should stop when the light is red; be careful when you go to the intersection; etc.
  • You should wear formally when coming here although it was not compulsory.
  • You had better prepare the umbrella or hat in case it is sunny.
  • Book the flight ticket and the hotel room in advance, especially when you plan to Phuc Kien Assembly Hall between May and August.
  • Update the weather forecast to make sure you have a fantastic trip.
  • Remember not to put the trash in Phuc Kien Assembly Hall to keep the hall always clean.
  • You can choose 5 places (if you are a foreigner) and 3 places (if you are a domestic visitor) in a total of 22 places such as Japanese Covered Bridge, Phung Hung Old House, Quan Cong Temple, etc. You can go to Hoian world heritage.vn for further information about 22 places in Hoi An Ancient Town.

Phuc Kien Assembly Hall is a worth place that you have to visit when having a chance to come to Hoi An. By the way, share this article with your friends and plan for a trip to Phuc Kien Assembly Hall. Don’t forget to go to Gonexp.com in order to get more information about interesting destinations in Vietnam.

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