Colorful Local Street Scene in the Hoi An Ancient Town

Nga Do
Hoi An ancient town is probably the most attractive destination of the S landmark, the second most attractive destination in Asia and is considered one of the twenty best nightlife destinations in the world. Each season in Hoi An gives visitors different experiences.

 Colorful Local Street Scene in the Hoi An Ancient Town
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Hoi An is an old town down the Thu Bon River, on the coastal plain of Quang Nam Province, about 30 km south of Danang City. What is so special about Hoi An is that this little port town is in an incredible state of preservation. It offers some of the most densely-concentrated sights in Vietnam with its old streets bordered with ancient houses and assembly halls, its pagodas, temples, ancient wells and tombs.

The architecture of Hoi An is characterised by a harmonious blend of Vietnamese, Chinese and Japanese influences. After many centuries, Hoi An is still respectful of its traditions, folk festivals, beliefs and of its sophisticated culinary art. Set in a quiet environment, Hoi An is surrounded by peaceful villages that have crafts such as carpentry, bronze making, ceramic...

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When coming to the Hoi An Ancient Town, the best thing is to walk around the streets, look at old houses with old tile roof, enjoy the glass of lotus water. Many places are associated with Hoi An ancient town should be to visit on the main street of Tran Phu, Japanese Bridge, Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street, Bach Dang Road along Hoai River, Cantonese Assembly, ...

The social and cultural diversity adds up to the uniqueness of Hoi An's inhabitants. Rich in traditions and early exposed to the outside world, the Hoi An people feature a unique cultural identity, which has been well preserved from generation to generation. Lives of people who stay here incline to be interior with subtle quiet. In the mind of the natives of Hoi An, this town constitutes a large ancient home that shelters a big family of many descendants including hospitable dwellers, friendly hosts and hostesses, kind-hearted women, obedient children and so on. They together form a harmonious community who has lived peacefully side by side through successive generations.

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Upon reaching Hoi An, visitors will immediately feel the hospitality and friendship the locals extend to them. One thing that has withstood the test of time, one thing that the Hoi An people today can be proud of and therefore, make every efforts to preserve is their popular ho (chants) and age-old cultural festivals. Among them, the "Nights of Hoi An" is held on the 14th night of every lunar month. Visitors can immerse themselves in a festive atmosphere imbued with the traditional identities of Hoi An.

Hoi An is known for its great food, fun shopping, skilled tailors, friendly people and cosy atmosphere – all key characteristics that draw people to this picturesque town.

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