Hoi An is an ancient city of Vietnam, located in the lower section of Thu Bon River in Quang Nam, Da Nang, a city about 30 km to the southwest, and one of the best hotels in Vietnam of about 11km of East - 5 star hotel resort Nam Hai. This is used to be a bustling seaport of trading ships belonging of Japan, China and the West during the 17th century, 18 and is known under the name "Silk Road on the Sea".
Hoi An is a land left many impressed by the mix and the acculturation of many Eastern countries as well as Western. The assembly halls, temples traces of the Chinese are right beside the house of the Vietnam traditional or home-style French architecture. Today, Hoi An is still preserved many buildings and many of the non-material culture is extremely diverse, from the customs and habits, the religious life to the folk art, cultural festivals are still preserved and developed.
Hoi An ancient town
Unlike the Hanoi Old Quarter, Hoi An ancient town with narrow streets and short, horizontal and vertical chessboard style lies in Ming An Ward. Tran Phu Street is the main road, where the greatest concentration of important architecture, stand out as "the Inns" by the Chinese to build a tribute to their hometown. In addition, Nguyen Thai Hoc Street to the west is formed by a row of houses with French architectural facades, the eastern part is bustling mall with the two-story house.
A common architecture that you will encounter in Hoi An, which is the two-story house with characteristic narrow width, depth very long like a tube frame house. These homes often have wood framed structure with brick walls separated. Roofs are usually built high up like a box, the form and decoration of walls in always gives a strong impression, which is a factor in creating unique value of Hoi An ancient town.
Covered Bridge, also known as the Japanese or Lai Vien Kieu, is a symbol of Hoi An. Covered Bridge was built in the 1600s by Japanese traders and north across the Thu Bon River - the boundary between Nguyen Thi Minh Khai and Tran Phu Street. Especially, on the sides Covered Bridge have the animals, that the Japanese worship from ancient times, while the middle is a pagoda - where Tran Vo statue Northern Empire, the god of protection and bring happiness to human
One of the characteristics of the Chinese, it is anywhere in the world, where they live, they are building the Inns. In Hoi An still exists today 5 major assembly halls: Fujian assembly halls, Chaozhou assembly halls, Chinese assembly halls , Quynh Phu assembly halls and Guangdong assembly halls. Assembly Hall is a overall includes the front ports, followed by a large yard with many ornamental plants, and two churches, one on the right and one on the left.
Cua Dai beach is located 5km east of Hoi An, this is the ideal beach with white sand beaches, blue water, small waves and the sun is always shining.
You should go to a beach about 15 km from Cua Dai and has been recognized by UNESCO as the World Biosphere Reserve - Cu Lao Cham. Cu Lao Cham has 8 island takes many forms and different characteristics.: Hon Lao, Hon Dai, Hon mom Dry, Dry Hon child, rather than, Hon Tai, Hon Ong. In this cool year round and rich flora and fauna, particularly seafood and bird nests resources.
Hoi An was ranked No. 6 in the 25 culinary destinations in the world should come to the famous dishes like Cao Lau, chicken rice, pancakes, baked rolls, ...