Hoi An ancient town

Update news Hoi An ancient town

Hoi An ancient town which has been recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage site has been submerged again by rising floodwaters following a prolonged spell of torrential rain.

Five must-visit destinations in Vietnam

Vietnam boasts many impressive tourist destinations, of which Phu Quoc island, Sa pa tourist resort, Can Tho city, Hoi An ancient town, and Da Nang city are worth visiting and gaining experience.

Rapid explosion in the domestic tourism arena

Many businesses, travel agencies, restaurants, hotels, and other destinations have simultaneously reduced ticket prices and offered special deals to attract tourists

Crowds returning to Hoi An marks start of post-pandemic period

Located in Quang Nam province, the ancient town of Hoi An has become increasingly bustling after enduring a quiet period during social distancing policies due to the novel coronavirus epidemic.

Hoi An as seen through the sketches of an Australian tourist

Australian tourist Anna Barnes has painted an array of beautiful images which showcase the unique cultural characteristics, cuisine, and simple daily lives of residents in the ancient town of Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam.

Kim Bong carpentry village struggles to keep trade alive

At the age of 80, craftsman Huynh Ri in Kim Bong carpentry village, in Hoi An City, still creates unique wooden carvings and souvenirs at his family workshop.

Traditional values lost as Hoi An Ancient Town transforms

Hundreds antique buildings in Hoi An Ancient Town are being renovated and altered to an unrecognizable extend which the local authorities fear is causing its traditional and spiritual values to be lost.

Vietnam named Asia’s leading culinary destination

Vietnam has been honoured with four important prizes, includingAsia’s Leading Culinary Destination, at the 26th World Travel Awards (WTA).​

Demand for 'safe' food is high, but it’s not easy to sell

A loudspeaker and audio device shop has arisen on Luong Dinh Cua intersection, taking the place of a food shop which shut down just several months after opening.

Hoi An among Asia's most picturesque towns

Hoi An ancient town in the central province of Quang Nam has been listed among CNN's 13 of Asia's most picturesque towns.


Cultural activities to celebrate UNESCO recognition of Hoi An, My Son

Quang Nam has come up with plans to celebrate the 20th anniversary of UNESCO’s recognition of Hoi An ancient town and My Son Sanctuary as World Heritage Sites and the 10th anniversary of Cu Lao Cham’s recognition as a biosphere reserve.


Hoi An - charming ancient city in central Vietnam

Hoi An ancient town in central Vietnam is becoming the focus of the world after it topped the list of 15 best cities in the world in a recent vote of the US travel magazine Travel & Leisure.

Hoi An advised to limit travelers to 5 million a year

Hoi An ancient town, a well-known destination for tourists, has been advised to receive no more than 5 million travelers each year so that the slogans ‘the most wonderful city’ or ‘for a cleaner Hoi An’ have real significance.

Oversupply of hotels in central region leading to falling room rates

VietNamNet Bridge - Da Nang City and Hoi An, the two most famous destinations for tourists in the central region, are full of hotels and resorts, leading to cutthroat competition.

Paper made of coconut milk in Hoi An impresses tourists

VietNamNet Bridge - Unlike any other kind of paper made of familiar materials, the paper created by Truong Tan Tho, Le Thanh Ha and Tran Quang Thang in Hoi An ancient town is unique as it is made of nipa.

Discover a different Quang Nam to the West

 VietNamNet Bridge – The central province of Quang Nam is often known for its sunny Cua Dai beach, tranquil Hoi An Ancient Town and the mysterious My Son sanctuary.

Connecting world heritage sites – an urgent need

 VietNamNet Bridge – The National Tourism Year 2015 has been recently kicked off in the central province of Thanh Hoa under the theme “Connecting World Heritage Sites” striving to maximise the value of Vietnam’s heritages,

Public activities to welcome Tet in Hoi An

 The ancient city of Hoi An in central Quang Nam province will launch a wide range of public cultural activities to celebrate the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival this year.

Hoi An rings in new year with gala

 VietNamNet Bridge – Cultural activities and art performances to celebrate the New Year will take place next week in downtown Hoi An in the south-central province of Quang Nam.

Vietnam through international visitors’ eyes

 VietNamNet Bridge – The nation’s reputation as an attractive tourist destination continues spiraling upwards in the eyes of international tourists, and this heightened image is spilling over into positive reports by the international mass media.