In the list of the most romantic destinations in the planet voted by CNN this year; Hoi An, Vietnam is ranked the fourth thanks to the ancient, elegant romantic looks, laid – back atmosphere, and affordable delicious food.
Hoi An is known as the “living museum” where specially keeps ancient and precious architecture of VN nearly 200 years ago. Hoi An is also remembered by a gentle smile on the face of locals, peaceful setting of each town and there is no occurrence of traffic jams. A vacation in Hoi An is ideal for those looking for a break from the busy city life, those longing for peace and tranquility in beautiful surroundings.
Hoi An is one of Vietnam’s most popular tourist attractions. It lures the tourists in Vietnam, with the charming ancient temples, shrines, Chinese style tile-roofed wooden houses and a unique blend of Japanese and Chinese architecture. Its buildings and its street plan reflect the indigenous and foreign influences that have combined to produce this unique heritage site. You can enjoy the unique beauty of Hoi An by taking the Central Vietnam with world heritage tour.
The architecture of Hoi An is characterized by a harmonious blend of Vietnamese, Chinese and Japanese influences. After many centuries, Hoi An is still respectful of its traditions, folk festivals, beliefs and sophisticated culinary art. Many of these buildings have been preserved in their original forms, making it easier to imagine the trading town’s former prosperity and glory. The houses are small and colorful, with wooden doors and two round “wooden house’s eyes” above, window shutters and ornamental furniture. All the houses are made of rare wood, decorated with lacquered boards and panels engraved with Chinese characters. A walking tour is the best way to see the Japanese-covered Bridge, the wonderful market and the wooden-fronted houses that once belonged to the town’s prosperous merchants.
Set in a quiet environment, Hoi An is surrounded by peaceful villages, a beautiful river. Beside the laidback time in the center town, Hoi An also offers the stunning beaches of Cua Dai and Cham island for your private time on the beach with your partner. A couple days on the beach will maintain your trip with eternal feelings.
Hoi An is known throughout Vietnam for its excellent seafood, and it also boasts with its own unique dishes such as Cao Lau, a delicious combination of noodles, pork, bean sprouts, mint and croutons. Offshore, Cham Islands are very famous for sheltering their prized birds’ nests.
Hoi An is also well known as a shopping paradise that attracts you towards its wonderful souvenirs, craft handiworks, antique pieces, silk materials and art paintings that you just cannot miss out on!
Hoi An ancient town is a must-see in every Vietnam tour. It is not a melodramatic destination; it’s simple, gentle and friendly as its own name, meaning “the rendezvous of peace”. That’s why visitors always find peace in their mind when they travel to Hoi An. The narrow old streets of Hoi An leading to the traditional culture behind lush gardens and ancient houses turn out to be a special destination for Vietnam family tours.
This charming town is also considered the most romantic town for couples thanks to its gorgeous beauty by night with the cozy light of hundreds of silk lanterns. Especially in full moon nights, the small town is lightened up with the magical light from the colorful lanterns, which is an incredible backed-rope for your romantic nights in your Vietnam honeymoon package.
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