The classified Cultural Heritage of Hoi An Ancient Town is a marvel of centuries of preservation and propagation. Located on the banks of the Thu Bon River, it was a place where several cultures merged to bring about the unique heritage that it has today. To Hoi An, tourists have the opportunity to admire the centuries-old houses, unique cultural features, traditional villages, or interesting food...
The best time to visit Hoi An is from February to April every year, with little rain, pleasant climate. You should not come here in summer because of high temperatures, very hot. October and november are the rainy season so you are limited to come here at this time
If you come to Hoi An on the 14th, lunar month monthly, you will have the opportunity to see firsthand the red lanterns flashing across the street. A unique scene of Hoi An is on the occasion.
Hoi An old town in Quang Nam but the nearest airport is Da Nang (30km from Da Nang). You can buy ticket plane of Vietnamairline, Vietjetair…You should book early 3 to 6 months before flying to get a cheap ticket. From Da Nang airport, you go to Hoi An old town by taxi, bus… or you can book pick up with you hotel, travel agency.
You can take the train to Da Nang from Hanoi or Saigon, fares range from VND400,000 to VND1,200,000 depending on type of boat and type of seats. It takes from 14 to 20 hours to travel from these two cities to Da Nang by train.
There are many transport companies or travel agents selling bus tickets (sleeping bus) departing to Hoi An from Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh. The bus will pick you up from Hanoi's Old Quarter or Ho Chi Minh City. Price is range from $ 20- $ 30/ person.
Cau Pagoda is a pearl in the heart of Hoi An. The bridge was built in the late 16th century and is called the Japanese Bridge. In the middle of the bridge there is a small temple tofireworship the Great Emperor Huyen Thien. Covered bridge is quite unique, decorated with skillful combination of Vietnamese, Chinese, Japanese and Euro style architecture.
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Location: The bridge (Cau pagoda) crosses a small river, bordering Nguyen Thi Minh Khai and Tran Phu street.
Openning hours: all hours
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Phuc Kien assembly hall is located at 46 Tran Phu, was built in 1690, by the people of Fujian (China) to Hoi An live and create. At this point, tourists will admire a great architectural work with carvings are very sophisticated and this is also a relic of great significance in history.
Location: 46 Tran Phu street.
Openning hours: 7:00 – 17:00
Trien Chau assembly hall, also known is the Am Bon Pagoda. The Trieu Chau assembly was built in 1845 and is the place where community activities and beliefs of Chinese came to live and work in Hoi An.
The temples worship the gods to overcome the wind, hoping the trade on the sea is favorable. The hamlet is an architectural masterpiece with exquisite wood carvings, carvings, wooden decorations, folk legends and beautiful terracotta reliefs.
Location: 92B NguyenDuyHieu.
Openning hours: 9:00 – 16:00
The Quang Dong Assembly Hall was built in 1855 by members of the local Cantonese origin community. It was later restored in 1915 and 1990. The Quang Dong assembly hall is quite beautiful architectural with a combination of wood, stone and decoration is very delicate. It has three doors according to temple architecture of Asia, in the yard there are many bonsai with unique images. The Quang Dong assembly hall has antiques such as lacquered, lacquered, porcelain ... are still kept until now.
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Location: 176 Tran Phu Street
Openning hours: from 6.00am - 11.30am and 1.00pm - 5.30pm daily
Hoi An's Riverside Museum of History and Culture
Hoi An's Riverside Museum of History and Culture established in 1989 at 7 Nguyen Hue Street. New location is at 10B Tran Hung Dao Street. Hoi An's Riverside Museum of History and Culture showcases a range of artefacts such as photographs of local architecture, ceramics and pottery depicting the changing faces of Hoi An including the Champa era dating. The museum resides in the picturesque Quan Am pagoda, one of Vietnam's oldest, containing relics spanning 2,000 years of Hoi An history
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Location: 10B Tran Hung Dao
Opening Hours: 08:00 – 17:00
Over 200 years, Tan Ky ancient house located on Nguyen Thai Hoc Street retains the intact structure and architecture as the first day of construction. This is an interesting stop on the journey to discover the ancient features of Hoi An. Wood is the main material used by the owner to build the house, besides the wood also rocks and tiles. Tan Ky ancient house is made by famous artists of Quang Nam. The motifs, patterns, structure of the house bear the meaning, message, philosophy of the East.
Photo: Mark Turner on flickr (source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/markturner/9692079703/)
Location: 101 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Hoi An old town.
Entrance: included in Hoi An pass
Openning hours: 8:00 - 17:00
This is the place to display and introduce 12 traditional handicrafts of Hoi An such as pottery arts, carpentry, art lanterns, hat cone, bamboo rattan, lacquer, weaving, embroidery ... Visiting Hoi An Art Craft Manufacturing Workshop, tourists will have the best view on the process of creating beautiful handmade products with skillful hands of the workers, and join in Some simple production steps, save the poetic experience during the visit to the ancient town of Hoi An.In addition, you can also buy some items for souvenirs at very good prices here.
Location: 9 Nguyen Thai Hoc street, Hoi An
Openning hours: 8:00 - 17:00
Cua Dai is a beautiful beach, with fine white sand, clear blue water, small waves. Cua Dai beach in the evening is also great because the beach immense, sparkling under the romantic oil lamps.
Local: Cua Dai, Hoi An
Openning hours: all hours
Unlike the excitement of the Cua Dai Beach, tranquility of An Bang will make you love it from the first time. An Bang beach is closer to Cua Dai, a 10-minute taxi ride away from Hoi An old town. But the best thing is that the beach is always empty because this is a new beach. Around the beach are several small bars. You can buy a cocktail just enjoy sunbathing.
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Location: Hai Ba Trung street, Cam an, Hoi An
Openning hours: all hours
Kim Bong carpentry village was established in the 16th century. The village is famous for the craftsmanship, craftsmanship and technical skill. You can see the buildings of the wooden architecture of the ancient town are from the workers of this village. Tourists want to visit the village, then take a boat from the ancient town(which can be found at Bach Dang Street). it takes 10 minutes.When you arrive at the village gate, you hear the carving, from the village.In the village you will see the craftsmen chiseled on wooden boards to make beautiful wooden paintings and items.
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Location: Cam Kim village, Hoi An
Openning hours: 7:30 - 17:00
Thanh Ha Pottery Village is located on the Thu Bon River, in Thanh Ha Ward, about 3km west of Hoi An Ancient Town. You need to buy tickets to visit the village. With a tour ticket in hand, you will be going around the village, learn about potter in Thanh Ha village. You can try it under the guidance of the good potter. In addition, you can visit the Thanh Ha Terra-cotta Park. This is the largest Terra-cotta Park in Vietnam. Here, there are a series of miniature of famous architectural works of Vietnam and wonders of the world which are made of terra cotta.
Location: Thanh Ha Ward, Hoi An City, Quang Nam
Openning hours: 8:00 - 17:00
Entrance: 15.000 Dong / person / ticket
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After 2 water-related places I just explored, I decided to get to a place up to the mountain, but I want to have a place nearby Hanoi because I’m not feeling so well to go farther than 5 hours driving. Then I choose Mai Chau – a province on the Norhtwest of Hoa Binh city which is 3,5 hours bus driving from Hanoi.
Let's go to get on the bus to Mai Chau. This bus also went around to pick my group mate up after me.
There are some places for which a certain is best to visit. Same condition applies with the visit beautiful Vietnam as weather really matters. The article is well written after the long research and discussion with our experts of Amazing Vietnam Tour who knows several situations about the Vietnam better which is truly helpful for visitors.
The another fact is that, you can visit the Vietnam at all the time but there are certain places for certain time to visit which are clearly mentioned in this article. The temperature and weather matters because it decides your destinations in the Vietnam and your pleasure depends on this at several time. The one of the best example of weather is that, the time after the rainfall in the Vietnam is something like melody and paradise that’s why visitors enjoy this time a lot.
So, Welcome to this beautiful country with all four weathers named Summer, autumn, spring and winter.
The Vietnam is one of the best destinations for tourism at this time due to its beauty, adventure and economical tour packages. There are so much to do at the time of night in the Vietnam because of great pubs, bar, restaurants, sailing on cruise in the nights and casinos etc. Our company Vietnam Amazing Tour has one of the best tour packages and cruise for all kinds of joy in the night with an amazing schedule to make your romance double and your adventure on higher level.
So, let’s start with all the night things to do in Vietnam.
Most visitors to Vietnam also want to visit Ha Long Bay or Bai Tu Long. Bai Tu Long Bay tour 2 days 1 night sleeping on a boat is a typical tour that many visitors choose. But, there are many cruises with different types and quality and obviously different prices make many guests headache to find a good boat. Hey, tough…
Today I just finished a tour in Bai Tu Long bay with a high service. The boat's name is Athena Cruise. I wrote a few lines about the experience on this boat, maybe someone has more choice or compare to have a good trip to visit the bay.
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This time I will not share any group tour or trip with fixed itinerary. This post I’d like to share with you my self-experience once I travelled with my Vietnamese friends whom I knew when travelling through Vietnam several times. I heard that Vietnam has so many naturally beautiful island which wasn’t known by so many travelers, so that they still keep their own natural beauty. I was recommended this island named Ly Son by my Vietnamese friends so many times but for me as a foreigner I don’t know how to get there and even I wondered whether people there can speak English or not? So when my Vietnamese friends ask me to join there trip to this island, I agreed right away. Then here we go.
Tourists are in love with Sapa in the Northern Vietnam not olny because of neautiful landscapes and moutain, but also delicous dishes. Vietnamamazingtours.com would like to introduce some interesting dishes as follows:
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A magnificent landscape with thousands of natural rocky mountains surrounded by blue sea, Halong Bay Vietnam, it is a amazing destination. However, that popularity is making a very, very overloaded Halong Bay.
And today, instead of a trip to Halong bay. We chose another bay, one of Ha Long's brother, Lan Ha Bay. Lan Ha Bay belongs to catba islands. One of the archipelagos still kept beautiful pristine, few visitors. So, the next destination in the journey to explore the interesting place in Northern Vietnam, that is Cat Ba islands.
During the trip to Vietnam, perhaps the imperial city of hue is the most exciting destination that you need a once-in-a-lifetime experience. This place still retains centuries-old buildings with unique architecture, impressive historical and mysterious crypts. It contains interesting information about the life and culture of the ancient Vietnamese.
A vast panorama of the city, probably spent all day to explore the place. And it was these interesting things that inspired me to come here as soon as possible in the unfavorable weather. And that does not disappoint me.
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Halong bay is one of the priceless gift which was given to Vietnam, this heritage will blow your mind with a world of 2 thousands islets and islands in various shapes which has its own legendary. Because of the unique beauty of Halong Bay, everyone who knows about Vietnam will be really excited to see Halong bay once on their lifetime. There are 2 ways to experience Halong Bay, you can join an overnight cruise or join a seaplane flying around Halong Bay, each of those wil make you feel in different ways about Halong. Below will be advantages and disadvantages of those 2 ways to discover Halong Bay that you should know before choosing which way is suitable for you.
A group islets along a river, there is one of King Kong series was filmed here. A must-go with an amazed sight-seeing. And that will be the next destination that Vietnam Amazing Tours would like to introduce to tourists.
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Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam, also the heart of economy, culture, science… Been through 1000 years developing, Hanoi nowaday is mixture of modern and traditional beauty. Today, Vietnam Amazing Tours is so glad to introduce you guys about some of the nearest destinations to get to when you have 24 hours.
The southwest part of Vietnam with the beauty of nature in many colors with human harmony will give you a pleasant experience. A place where you have a chance to enjoy a wide variety of fruits in the vast garden, take a seat on a lovely little boat across the canals with coconut forests, mangrove forests along with many species of birds living, the vibrant lotus field on two sides of the canals, or discover the oldest floating market. That is all that we want to introduce to you in general.
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There is a bridge in Central Vietnam, which you will think only in the legendary film as the lord of the ring... A mountain bridge supported by giant hands. That is Golden Bridge. Recently, Golden Bridge (Cau Vang) is a hot key word on google and the heat has not cooled down yet. If you have a chance to travel to Vietnam, take a look at it.
“Where to get a perfect encounter with local and experience the most rural feelings in Vietnam?” – Whenever this question comes to me, the northern mountains are automatically come to my mind. The Northern Mountains divide into 2 sub-regions, namely Northwest and Northeast. Northwest consists of 6 provinces: Dien Bien, Son La, Lai Chau, HoaBinh, Lao Cai, Yen Bai. Sapa is a prominent name, when people think of rice terraces and minority groups in Vietnam. That is the reason why Sapa now is too touristic and cannot keep the innocence of rural areas. In this article, I would like to introduce Mu Cang Chai – the land of rice terraces as a place where you still find the purity and honesty of local minorities and of landscape itself.
A long time ago, Vietnam has been known as a country with long wars. Nowadays, Vietnam is a tourist destination, attract a lot of international visitors. What makes a country to be amazing, what attracts visitors or why this is one of the top tourist spots on the list to explore, so many questions ... To answer these questions, we would like to list the best secret list of places, restaurants and hotels that we have just completed a trip to Vietnam travel one month ago.
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Located Northwest of the country, Sapa is one of the famous tourist destination of Vietnam. The town attractive in clouds with majestic mountain views and a unique experience, exploring the lives of ethnic minorities.
Sapa is a highland district of Lao Cai Province, a land of majestic mountains. The natural landscape of Sapa is combined with the creativity of the people, along with the terrain of the mountains, the blue of the forest, as a beautiful natural picture. From the center of the town you can zoom in to see the high peaks.
After exploring Ho Chi Minh City, if you still have a few free days, doing a day trip to a nearby famous spot is definitely a good idea because there are so many things to see. Here are our top recommendations for a day trip options from Ho Chi Minh City - they are really worth your consideration. Check them out!
Ho Chi Minh City is the most vibrant city of Vietnam. And if you have ever been here, you should definitely have to visit some interesting places that Vietnam Amazing Tours would like to introduce to you.
Take a day away or perhaps two, three days each places depending on your schedule to start a trip and of course you can go by yourself but the best way we always recommend is to either choose an experienced tour operator or a travel agency to book a trip which include everything then you don’t have to think about which hotel to stay, what transportation to use, where to eat,etc....
Ha Long Bay, a famous landscapes of Northern Vietnam, one of the places recognized as the natural heritage of the world by Unesco. Receiving close to million visitors each year. And that is the first choice of travelers when traveling in Vietnam.
Yes, this is a great spot for a tour to Vietnam. But the truth is not everyone ends this trip with a smile. To know what it is we make a small survey.
a survey with a few groups of tourists have just finished a tour to Ha Long bay, there are three things worth noting: