Attractions in Hoi An, Vietnam
- Visit the astonishing Hindu ruins ‘My Son Sanctuary’
These ruins featuring the ancient Champa civilization are an absolute must-see. It comes as no surprise that the beautiful temples, towers and sculptures are even featured on the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
- Visit the old town
Admire the ancient architecture of the old town, such as Chinese temples, wooden & colonial houses, old canals and Japanese bridges. This site is on the UNESCO World Heritage List, and the beautiful atmosphere of the old town is easy to get around by foot.
- Have a relaxing walk along the Hoi An riverside
Hoi An used to be one of the most important portals for Asian trade due to it's strategic location near the Thu Bon River. As a result, Hoi An has been influenced by many merchants coming from all parts of the world, such as Japan, Portugal, The Netherlands, China, India and France. Walking around this area will give you an idea of how the past has been like, with architecture from the 15th and 16th century, and shops selling local and authentic products of good quality.
- Visit the Quan Cong Temple
This temple has a rich history. It was built in 1653, as a homage to Quan Cong, a very important Chinese general. The temple symbolizes the qualities of justice, honesty, loyalty and integrity.