Hoi An – The Best City in the World


The famous Travel and Leisure travel journal has chosen Hoi An (Quang Nam Province) to be the most wonderful city in the world, ranking on other famous places like Tokyo (Japan), Chiang Mai (Thailand)… Not too flashy or magnificent, the attraction of this land comes from its most simple beauty.

About 30 km south of Danang City, Hoi An Ancient Town (Quang Nam Province) is an old city located on the banks of Thu Bon River, which is always an interesting and attractive destination. The structure here is arranged in a chessboard style with short and narrow roads curving along the vertical and embracing each row of houses closely. These features only exist in Hoi An and you can hardly find them anywhere else.

Coming to Hoi An, you will be returned to a busy and bustling commercial port in the old days. Spread over an area of ​​about 2 km2, Hoi An is home to thousands of historical relics and unique cultural features, including many old houses, ancient tombs and temples.

From Hoi An ancient town and down the Hoai river (a branch of Thu Bon river) about 3 km, you will set foot in Bay Mau coconut forest in Cam Thanh commune, Hoi An city. The name of the coconut forest is based on the original area of ​​this place.

Cua Dai is about 5 km from Hoi An ancient town to the East. This is the most beautiful beach in Quang Nam with white sand beaches stretching endlessly and the deep blue water in the sunny afternoon. Regardless of day or night, Cua Dai has its own beauty that captivates tourists.

For those who are passionate about fashion, Hoi An is an ideal destination for famous textile shops. You can find a suit or Aodai (Vietnamese traditional dress) like this here.

Beside convenient terrain, Cua Dai is also the site where the three rivers Thu Bon, Truong Giang and De Vong converge. Therefore, it draws a larger number of fishermen come here to live. The sight of boats floating in large and small, fish markets crowded with people buying and selling actually make all tourists excited and attract many photographers to come here to find inspiration.