Hoi An Traditional Art Performance Theatre
Walking around the Old Quarter of Hoi An, tourists are always fascinated by endless reminiscences of a past time when the old town was a major commercial port, a center of cultural interminglement amongst Vietnamese, Chinese and Japanese. For those who want to picture these streams of history the most, the Hoi An Traditional Art Performance Theatre is definitely a place to go.
Old House of Tan Ky
Located at 101 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, in the Old Quarter of Hoi An Ancient Town, Tan Ky Old house is an almost perfect example of a 18th merchant’s residence in this major commercial port town. The name Tan Ky, meaning “Progress Shop”, was given to the house by the second generation to express the owner’s wish for a prosperous business.
Kim Bong Carpentry Village
Since the 16th century, the village which originated in the north of Vietnam, has had its artisans work on furniture and houses across the country, from prominent buildings in Hanoi to Hue citadel and royal tombs or most of the architectural projects in Hoi An’s heyday.
Tra Que Herb Village
The village is named after the sweet scented vegetables that spice up the everyday meals of the Hoi An people.
Cham Island (Cu Lao Cham)
Cham Island is a group of 8 small islands, which has been recognized by UNESCO as the World Biosphere Reserve (Cu Lao Cham Marine Park).This ideal destination is endowed with marvelous topography of mountain slopes and biological diversity.
My Son Sanctuary
If Hoi An enchants you by colorful lanterns along downtown streets by night, charming red towers in My Son surely amazes you in the sunset.
The Chinese Assembly Halls
As the Chinese immigrants reached the central part of Vietnam known as Hoi An today, they decided to create the opportunities for themselves and the next generations to socialize and protect the Chinese traditions by building many Assembly Halls.
Fujian Assembly Hall
One of the five famous Assembly Halls Hoi An, Fukien Assembly Hall was erected around 1690 to function as a place for the Chinese ethnic group from Fukien, China to socialize and worship.
The Tran Family Chapel
No one has the courage to state which exact place in Hoi An is most ancient and beautiful, but many people know the Tran Family Chapel is one of the oldest and most historical houses in this city.
Japanese Bridge (Chua Cau)
Japanese bridges long have a reputation for their pure beauty of being graceful curves and the inspiration from Zen spirit. It’s no doubt that the most famous bridge of this kind in Vietnam is the one in Hoi An – the historic riverside town in the Central Part.