What to do in Hoi An Vietnam

Hoi An is one of the most beautiful destinations in Vietnam and the Old Town here has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985. When you walk around Hoi An ancient town, you will have a chance to visit museums, ancient homes and pretty temples, and enjoy delicious local dishes. From the beach to the lanterns, from the shopping to the boat trips, here are top 5 things that you should do in Hoi An.

1. Visit the Japanese Covered Bridge

Japanese Covered Bridge was built in the late 16th century, also known as Japanese Bridge. In the middle of the bridge is a small temple to worship Huyen Thien Dai De. The highlight of this bridge is the dome with unique designs, decorative motifs showing the harmony between many unique architectural styles of Vietnamese, Japanese, Chinese and even Western ones. Japanese Covered Bridge is the most famous and attractive destination in Hoi An, every visitor come to Hoi An to visit this unique building, taking a few photos to mark the journey. In the fall, the lantern festival are held, shimmering from lanterns and light lanterns throughout the temple, Japanses Covered Bridge becomes an ideal destination for those who want to explore the old town. This place is also a symbol of ancient and beautiful Hoi An.

What to do in Hoi An Vietnam

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2. Bay Mau Coconut Forest

The next famous tourist destination in Hoi An that you can visit and have fun is the seven-acre coconut forest in Cam Thanh (Bay Mau Village), about 5km from the ancient town of Hoi An. Coming to this 7-acre coconut forest, you will be floating on the water with a very unique basket boat. In addition to visiting the cool coconut forest on the basket boat, you can also enjoy the rustic dishes from coconut or river fish.

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3. Cua Dai Beach

Cua Dai Beach is considered a beautiful landscape in Hoi An, only about 5km from the old town so you can move to Cua Dai Beach in just 15 minutes. Cua Dai Beach has smooth sandy beach, clear blue sea which is similar to Da Nang. There are many activities at this beach such as taking pictures, swimming and eating fresh seafood. Coming to Cua Dai Beach in the evening is also great, because at that time the beach was immense, sparkling under the romantic oil lamps.

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4. Hoi An handicraft workshop

If you not only want to explore the beauty of Hoi An through unique architectural works, but you also want to discover the culture of making lanterns, paper fans as well as other crafts, then you should come to Hoi An handicraft workshop. Handicraft workshops are located in traditional craft villages, where many quality and sophisticated products are produced. Visitors can also participate in making crafts with basic crafts. People remember the old town by the famous tourist attractions of Hoi An, to the beautiful handicraft products … that are the outstanding and unique points in the culture here. Do not forget to choose some souvenirs when traveling to Hoi An as a gift for relatives and friends.

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5. Explore the Paddy Fields & the Countryside

If you would like to find a place which has the rice paddy fields, a great blue sky and water buffalos, you can find all things in Hoi An. This is one of the top things that you shoudn’t miss when coming to Hoi An: just grab a bike and ride outside town towards the beach: you’ll find out that the real Vietnam is just around the corner.

You can also join the tours such as a cycling or trekking and you will get to explore  pretty secluded beaches, mountain passes and much more.

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