Best Things To Do in Hoi An, Vietnam

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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Must see places in Hoi An ranked on popularity. Here is the complete list of best attractions in Hoi An and point of interests to visit.

  1. # 1 of 105 Things To Do in Hoi An | Added 2543 times in trip plans
    Hoi An Ancient Town

    Tags: Religious Site, Town, Architecture , Heritage Building

    Address: Hoi An Town, Quang Nam Province, Vietnam

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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, bo...Read more

  2. # 2 of 105 Things To Do in Hoi An | Added 2423 times in trip plans
    Japanese Covered Bridge

    Tags: Bridge, Tourist Center, Architecture

    Address: Nguyen Thị Minh Khai, Cam Pho, tp. Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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 ...Read more

  3. # 3 of 105 Things To Do in Hoi An | Added 2034 times in trip plans
    Cua Dai Beach

    Tags: Outdoors, Beach, Club, Restaurant

    Address: Au Co, tp. Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Crystal clear warm waters await you at Cua Dai Beach which is the most popular beach in Hoi An. It boasts of a number of nightclubs and restaurants and makes for a really fun day out. Transforming sho...Read more

  4. # 4 of 105 Things To Do in Hoi An | Added 2054 times in trip plans
    An Bang Beach

    Tags: Beach, Restaurant

    Address: An Bang beach, Cam An, tp. Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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 ...Read more

  5. # 5 of 105 Things To Do in Hoi An | Added 2006 times in trip plans
    Old House Of Tan Ky

    Tags: Art And Culture, Landmark, Historical Site, Heritage Building

    Address: No.101, Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Bach Dang, Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam

    Timings: 08:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

    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 ho...Read more

  6. # 6 of 105 Things To Do in Hoi An | Added 1749 times in trip plans
    Thuan Tinh Island

    Tags: Outdoors, Island, Educational Site

    Address: Cam Thanh Village, Hoi An, Vietnam

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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 whisk...Read more

  7. # 7 of 105 Things To Do in Hoi An | Added 1289 times in trip plans
    Hoian Silk Village

    Tags: Museum, Outdoors, Tour, Specialty Museum

    Address: 28 Nguyen Tat Thanh, Tan An, tp. Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam

    Timings: 08:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

    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 do...Read more

  8. # 8 of 105 Things To Do in Hoi An | Added 1155 times in trip plans
    Fukian Assembly Hall

    Tags: Religious Site, Historical Site

    Address: 46 Tran Phu Street, Hoi An, Vietnam

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    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 Wo...Read more

  9. # 9 of 105 Things To Do in Hoi An | Added 950 times in trip plans
    Phung Hung House

    Tags: Landmark, Educational Site, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: 4 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai St., Hoi An, Vietnam

    Timings: 10:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

    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 b...Read more

  10. # 10 of 105 Things To Do in Hoi An | Added 778 times in trip plans
    Tra Que Vegetable Village

    Tags: Village, Restaurant

    Address: Cam Ha Commune, Hoi An 51000, Vietnam

    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...Read more

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    Aobaba

    Tags: Specialty Shop

    Address: 148 Tran Phu, tp. Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam

    Timings: 08:00 am - 09:30 pm Details

    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...Read more

  12. # 12 of 105 Things To Do in Hoi An | Added 644 times in trip plans
    Quang Trieu Assembly Hall

    Tags: Statue, Fountain

    Address: 176 Tran Phu tp. Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    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,...Read more

  13. # 13 of 105 Things To Do in Hoi An | Added 723 times in trip plans
    Central Market

    Tags: Market

    Address: Tran Quy Cap, tp. Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam

    Timings: 06:30 am - 07:00 pm Details

    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 ...Read more

  14. # 14 of 105 Things To Do in Hoi An | Added 731 times in trip plans
    Quan Cong Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Historical Site, Tourist Center, Architecture

    Address: Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    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 just...Read more

  15. # 15 of 105 Things To Do in Hoi An | Added 451 times in trip plans
    Gam Gemstone Art Museum And Winebar

    Tags: Bar, Art Museum, Garden

    Address: 130 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Hoi An, Vietnam

    Timings: 09:00 am - 11:30 pm Details

    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 cen...Read more

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