Unforgettable experience in Hoi An
(QNO) - Hoi An is an ancient city located in Quang Nam, a coastal province of Central Vietnam, which becomes a must-visit place for foreigners.
Hoi An used to be the busiest international trading port in Indochina. Since it was recognised as UNESCO World Cultural Heritage in 1999, Hoi An has become a famous tourist attraction in the world.
Going to Hoi An ancient quarter, visitors can take a cruise on the Thu Bon River. The boats decorated with coloured lanterns and the bridges are perfect backdrops for any photos.
Visitors may buy colourful lanterns as souvenirs, which is like bringing home Vietnamese culture. Besides, visitors can enjoy local unique traditional foods there.
Going to Hoi An may also be a good chance to visit a rum distillery in Vietnam - Distillerie d'Indochine and enjoy a drink.
Besides, visitors to Hoi An can try using coracles made of bamboo which are commonly found in the UK, Ireland, and India.
And Bay Mau nipa palm forest is the best place for this experience along with some other interesting activities there such as fishing, catching crabs and snails.
Leaving the ancient quarter for its suburb, visitors will be amazed by a peaceful aromatic vegetable village named Tra Que.
The green and the aroma of different species of vegetables and herbs there will help visitors relax and feel pleasant.
At the same time, it is a good opportunity for them to experience farmers’ daily activities. And of course, visitors are able to make and enjoy some local specialities such as Quang noodles or sizzling cake. Sunset at the village is also a spectacular sight visitor are not recommended to ignore.
Another impressive must-visit place is Hoi An silk village, where the best silk-weaving artisans are living.
Going to the village, visitors may have chance to learn how to weave silk by using traditional methods and tools, visit traditional Vietnamese mulberry gardens, and feed silkworms.
In addition, tourists and visitors to Hoi An are advised to go to My Son Sanctuary, another UNESCO world cultural heritage in Quang Nam.
It is a complex of temples and towers built between the 4th and 14th centuries by the ancient Champa Kingdom.
The last destination on the journey of Hoi An discovery is Cham Islands with beautiful beaches. The water is clean and clear; the sand is super fine. The fishing village is an ideal place for the meeting between local residents and visitors.
Going to Cham Islands, visitors may have chance to see natural swallow nests, contemplate a variety of marine lives such as corals and fishes.