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!
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.
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.
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 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.