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Located on the banks of the poetic Thu Bon River, in central Quang Nam province, 30 kilometers south of Da Nang, Hoi An ancient town is an Eastern oriental classic captivation. With the strategic location on the banks of the great river, with one...more
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Hoi An 560000, Vietnam
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All reviews japanese bridge lots of shops colourful lanterns great shopping narrow streets full moon lovely town walk around beautiful at night night market buy a ticket street food street vendors old quarter da nang tourists vietnam
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Reviewed today via mobile

We went to Hoi An as a day trip from Da Nang and it didn’t disappoint. The town is lovely to wander in the day but really comes alive at night. All the lanterns come on and you can take a boat trip onto the...More

Thank Lois J
Reviewed today

Beautiful old town area, great shops, restaurants, and some interesting architectural features. Many streets lit up by lantern at night. Even found local craft beer !

Thank sutcliffeged
Reviewed today via mobile

Easy to while away the hours wondering the streets and alleys. Some lovely handicrafts, art, jewellery, clothing and more. Easy to choose a tailor or commission a new pair of shoes. The admission tickets grant access to any 5 of the 22 listed sites. Unfortunately...More

Thank Cassandra B
Reviewed yesterday

An amazing cultural experience! Just walk the streets and take it all in. Plenty of bars / restaurants on the river to get some local food and a cold beer. The lanterns are all on at night and great to see. From the riverbank next...More

Thank NickWhite_12
Reviewed yesterday

This city is very quiet and interesting. there are many handcraft and tailors very kind and quick. Many bars and restaurants welcome you. The market is very typical and nice. It is a small town whom stay on a human scale. During three period each...More

Thank michelremond
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you want a great place to eat,, drink or have peace this is the place. What are wonderful town? At morning in the market living Vietnam life or at night with a great restaurant.close you have there a many places to visit.

Thank Pedro M
Reviewed yesterday

great food, shopping, ambiance. Leather, lanterns, tailors, souvenirs, food -- almost better after dusk

Thank kenMwinterpeg
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a lovely city! So many cute shops with lanterns hanging all along. The place can get touristy but the scenery will reel you in. We took a boat ride along the river and it was amazing. Only spent two nights there but could go...More

Thank Stay802536
Reviewed yesterday

On our first night in Hoi An , we checked in at the Hoian Central Hotel (See separate review) , around 21:00 . Half hour later , we were already on our way to the Old Town to find something to eat . The place...More

Thank saul g
Reviewed yesterday

Definitely a beautiful place to see. Plenty of people around and shops selling the same things, but at night when it's lit up, it's magnificent, despite the chaos of the boat operators and trinket sellers. A good night market across the river. Plenty of bars...More

Thank scott j
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2 October 2018|
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Response from Suzanne2702 | Reviewed this property |
No it is not walking distance.
27 September 2018|
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Response from AMANDA L | Reviewed this property |
They are collected everyday , I’m pretty sure some of the cheaper boats have recycled ones in them , ours certainly did which was ok with us . It was the first question I asked my friend who is Vietnamese & he assured me... More
3 September 2018|
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Response from lost2 | Reviewed this property |
We went to a place with our tour guide - it was a huge success - I ordered 1 silk dress and a jacket - took 20 minutes to measure and purchase - was delivered to my hotel the next day - very pleased - fits perfectly - thong... More