Hoi An is a mystical landscape which is populated by centuries-old Buddhist pagodas and temples, colonial shop houses, and museums. If you’re looking to explore beyond Hoi An Ancient Town, there are plenty of local villages and pristine beaches that are less than an hour away. Best tourist attractions in Hoi An consist of its string of pristine beaches such as Cua Dai Beach, An Bang Beach, Hoi An Riverside and its central market. Apart from these, there are other things to do in Hoi An that will attract your attention to this city. You can walk down the streets of Hoi An Ancient town and can see the local traditions and culture from a close lens. Another beautiful attraction is the Japanese Covered Bridge which stands as an emblem of Hoi an. The quaint Old House of Tan Ky is a historic house that offers a peek into Vietnamese way of living.
If you love photography, you would love to capture the beautiful Fujian Assembly Hall which was built as a place in which residents from Fujian in China could interact and socialize whilst living or visiting Hoi An. With these and many more tourist attractions in Hoi An, it certainly deserves to be in the list of most coveted destinations in the world to visit.
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What to Do in and around Hoi An
Enjoy 28 best Hoi An attractions and points of interest to choose from!
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Hoi An Town, Quang Nam Province, Vietnam
Hoi An Ancient Town is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a South-East Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th century. Its buildings and its street plan reflect the influences, both indigenous and foreign, that have combined to produce this unique heritage site. Most of the buildings are in the traditional architectural style of the 19th and 20th centuries.
They are aligned along narrow lanes of traditional type. They include many religious buildings, such as pagodas, temples, meeting houses, etc., which relate to the development of a port community. The traditional lifestyle, religion, customs and cooking have been preserved and many festivals still take place annually.
Walk through the nostalgic lanes of Hoi An Ancient town and discover the beauty of the past recollected in present. As you buy tickets for Hoi an ancient town tours, you get to hear some of the most interesting stories that populate this place. Whether on bike or on cycle, the Hoi An ancient Town tickets take you through the most exciting journey ever into the past. As the Hoi An Ancient Town ticket prices are affordable, you get the best of the deals with us. Tickets for Hoi An Ancient Town are readily available, don’t miss to book them!
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Nguyen Thị Minh Khai, Cam Pho, tp. Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam
Emblematic of Hoi An, construction of this bridge commenced in the Year of Monkey and finished in the year of the Dog and hence the sculptures of the monkey and the dog at the end of the bridge. Over the centuries the ornamentation has remained relatively faithful to the original understated Japanese design. The French flattened out the roadway for their motor vehicles, but the original arched shape was restored in 1986.
You don’t essentially have to buy tickets for Japanese Covered Bridge, it is a free attraction. However, to get the most of this Hoi An attraction and its adjoining ones check out our Japanese Covered Bridge Tickets for the best price. Tickets for Japanese Covered Bridge and its adjoining attractions can be sure a deal breaker on our website. So, without further ado, check out Japanese Covered Bridge ticket prices on our tickets section now!
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No.101, Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Bach Dang, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam
08:30 am - 06:00 pm
A perfect example of a merchant’s residence, the Old House of Tan Ky is a quaint house that offers a peek into Vietnamese culture and traditions. Located in the heart of Hoi An Old Town, this house is about 200 years old and has some fascinating antique furniture.
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28 Nguyen Tat Thanh, Tan An, tp. Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam
08:30 am - 06:00 pm
The Hoi An Silk Village, officially opened in August 2012, is based on the ancient silk weaving traditions of Quang Nam province that used Hoi An as a commercial seaport for over 300 years. Located down the street from Hoi An's town center, the Silk Village offers an experience like no other.
During the tour you'll learn about the entire production of silk from silkworm to dress. They also have a spacious restaurant serving up local delights and a high-end silk showroom where you can have custom garments designed.
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46 Tran Phu Street, Hoi An, Vietnam
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
A superb piece of architecture, the Fukian Assembly hall was built around 1690 as a place where the Chinese community could socialize and celebrate their festivals together. This is designated as a World Cultural Heritage site because of its unique design and well preserved building. The entrance gate was added much later but is as beautiful as the original interiors of the hall. There are interesting statues scattered around the hall and also a fertility shrine where childless couples come to visit. The hall is full of Fujian works of art that include mythical representations and animal depictions on materials like lacquered wood. The mosaic work inside with fish and turtle depictions is noteworthy too.
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Cam Ha Commune, Hoi An 51000, Vietnam
12:01 am - 12:00 am
A unique place to visit, the Tra Que Vegetable Village is a great way to experience the life of a farmer in Vietnam. This agro tourism initiative attracts hundreds of visitors each year and is gaining popularity because of its educative and entertainment value. It is located in the Cam Ha Commune. The vegetables grown here are counted amongst the most delicious in the country.
Visitors can experience authentic village life here and see how farming is done in this little village. After that, you can even sample food made of fresh produce at the TUAN restaurant. You can also opt for a cooking class where you can learn some useful tips for Vietnamese cooking.
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176 Tran Phu tp. Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
Built in China and assembled in Hoi An, the Cantonese Assembly hall dates back to 1885 and was built by Chinese merchants. Pompous yet tasteful, this hall has a lot to catch your attention. Initially, it was dedicated to Thien Hau Holy mother and later it was in honor of Quang Cong. The hall has a gorgeous entrance gate made of stone and four pillars and decorated with Chinese symbols like dragons, lions and lemon flowers. Inside, look out for the dragon fountain and the Cantonese statues that re spread out all through the hall. There are also perfectly preserved vestiges and documents to browse through.
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Tran Quy Cap, tp. Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam
06:30 am - 07:00 pm
A pot pourri of smells and sights, the Hoi An Central Market is worth visiting if you want to experience Vietnamese daily life. Great to shop everything from silks to spices to poultry, the market is always busy with enthusiastic vendors and confused shoppers. Early mornings, the fish selling starts here and even though the smells of fish and live poultry can get overwhelming, the sights are incredible. You can practice your bargaining skills here and the best part is- they won’t go to waste. Head here to stock up on gifts and souvenirs or even for a hearty snack at any time of the day.
The marketplace is also popular for its tailors who have a section of the market all to themselves. Fine silk tailoring is cheaper here than anywhere else in Hoi An with tailors churning up a dress, shirt, jacket or full suit usually within 24 hours.
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An Bang beach, Cam An, tp. Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam
A welcome break from the bustling city, An Bang beach is a true gem that is yet to be discovered by touristy crowds and noisy locals. Clean and picturesque, this beach affords incredible views of the ocean with only the distant Cham islands obstructing an endless view. Don’t get discouraged by the scruffy track that leads up to this beach, what lies ahead will take your breath away. The soft white sands are lined with dancing casuarina trees and there is just the right amount of casual restaurants here. The waters are suitable to be swam in round the year.
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Cam Thanh Village, Hoi An, Vietnam
Thuan Tinh is well-known as offering one of Vietnam's most distinctive cooking class experiences. Starting with a potter round a local fresh produce market based in downtown Hoi An, you are then whisked off on a boat to Thuan Tinh Island arriving swiftly at the organic vegetable village to gather more ingredients for the cooking day. The journey then continues via rowing boat through coconut groves to Ms. Hoa's house where visitors create traditional Vietnamese delights.
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4 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai St., Hoi An, Vietnam
10:30 am - 06:00 pm
The architecture of Phung Hung house represents the combination of Vietnamese, Japanese and Chinese styles. There are a lot of designs carved by carpenters in the Kim Bong Village. The house used to be a shop trading in cinnamon, pepper, salt, silk, chinaware and glassware. Now part of the house is used as a workshop for making commercial embroideries.
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148 Tran Phu, tp. Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam
08:00 am - 09:30 pm
For bespoke tailoring, there is no better place than Aobaba tailors in Hoi An. With a keen attention to detail and expertise of many years, Aobaba have surely earned every bit of their good reputation. They might be a bit expensive but their quality of work is simply impeccable. It is a proud family business that has been passed down through generations. What’s more, once you have given your measurements to them, they preserve it for three years so that you can order your suit from wherever in the world you are (provided you are of the same size throughout those years!).
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Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
In honour of revered Chinese general Quan Cong, this temple is festooned with elaborate statues and artwork. Its majestic entrance of red and gold is impressive. Quan Cong is a Chinese symbol for justice and integrity and is still worshipped today. Note the unique rain spouts, designed to depict carp fish.
Visitors can wander through the towering gold and red entry ways and wind through numerous rows of houses that make this temple unique. Bright and brilliant alters pay homage to the much-loved leader, while Zen-inspired gardens and sunny outdoor pathways provide peaceful escape from city streets and offer visitors opportunity for quiet meditation in one of Hoi An’s most-loved architectural and religious structures.
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130 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Hoi An, Vietnam
09:00 am - 11:30 pm
A bizarre but welcome combination of jewelry and wine, Gam Gemstone Art Museum and Winebar is eclectically designed and showcases some tempting collections of both jewels and wine. Built in a 19th century Chinese merchant’s home, there couldn’t be a more serene location for this museum. The garden courtyard is a beautiful spot to savor a cold glass of sparkling wine and reflect on your day. There is also a balcony overlooking Hoi An’s ancient houses. The contemporary collection of jewelry will make any girl weak in her knees.