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10 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Hoi An – Enjoy exploring these unique attractions of Hoi An!

Strategically placed on the central coast of Vietnam, Hoi An was a vibrant trading port for spices from the 10th century. The nostalgic history is well demonstrated by the architecture, quaint alleyways and more treasures beckoning discerning visitors to enjoy the 'peaceful meeting place', Hoi An.


The serene Fukian Assembly Hall

Situated at the heart of Hoi An, this serene assembly hall was created for Chinese visitors to Vietnam to have a venue to gather and spend time. The beautifully decorated main hall, the dragon sculptures and the glittering Golden Temple within the complex draw visitors using Hoi An accommodation to spend some time enjoying the tranquillity of this gracious hall and enjoy the architecture.


Visit the Iconic old house of Phung Hung

A visit to this iconic two-storeyed building is not to be missed on your trip to Hoi An to get the feel of an era of the spice trade, witness the intricate Yin Yang style of architecture, and numerous columns all bearing silent but profound testimony to many historical events of this city. A much looked forward to trip undertaken by visitors at Citadines Pearl Hoi An.


Get your dream suit tailored

Hoi An is a paradise for those seeking well-tailored garments. Whilst on your holiday visit the many places offering tailoring facilities at attractive prices.. Made to order for you or copying designer labels, the expert tailors use good fabric and create marvellous gowns and suits on your request.


Explore the culture of Sa Huynh Race

Sa Huynh people were the first settlers of the port town Hoi An, who practised many customs and traditions which have been preserved in their honour at the famous Sa Huynh Museum. Their culture and including terra cotta crafts and customs of burial etc are amply demonstrated at this unique museum.


Revel at An Bang Beach

A beautiful beach sought after not only by visitors but even by locals. With clear water and a wide beach, this is an ideal place to have a swim, laze about and enjoy lunch at one of the restaurants. If you are keen there are several shops to browse and pick up souvenirs.


Explore village Tra Que

Known as the vegetable village this must be included on your itinerary of Hoi An to see beautiful greenery and the industrious Vietnamese at work. Start early to catch the beauty of the fields laden with vegetables and even watch the cooking lessons. Don't fail to enjoy the corn pancakes and other delicacies turned out by the locals.


Visit Quan Kong Temple

This ornate temple built in 1653 and renovated since then is prominent among other temples due to the red brick construction, beautiful Chinese architecture and striking colours of red, green and gold. The statue of Quan Kong, the Chinese rebellion from the Han Dynasty in whose name the temple was created is placed in the main hall. A place of majesty and colour worth seeing.


Experience the Handicraft Workshop

This is a Chinese business house which originally turned out homemade produce and handicraft such as lantern making, embroidery and others for 200 years. Now serving multifaceted functions, the local craft takes place whilst another section is a museum showcasing the features of craft whilst local musicians organise cultural events for locals and visitors in another part. You can pick a few unique souvenirs to take away as gifts.


Explore the Central Market

A large area with many different stalls, this is an ideal opportunity to experience the hive of activity and the local vibes. You can pick fresh fruits, and authentic Vietnamese products and even haggle for the things you purchase.


The unique Museum of Ceramics

An initiative by the government of Hoi An this museum was created using local skills and architecture. It profoundly showcases over 400 ceramic artefacts bearing testimony to the thriving ceramic trade in operation centuries ago and the level of success the trade has been to Hoi An.

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