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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 Ancient Town peacefully lies on the banks of Hoai River (Photo: VNA)

Hoi An Ancient Town peacefully lies on the banks of Hoai River (Photo: VNA)

 
Hoi An ancient town boasts its typical traditional architecture (Photo: VNA)

Hoi An ancient town boasts its typical traditional architecture (Photo: VNA)

 
Tan Ky ancient house has been recognized as a national monument in Hoi An (Photo: VNA)

Tan Ky ancient house has been recognized as a national monument in Hoi An (Photo: VNA)

 
Small alleyways fascinate foreign tourists (Photo: VNA)

Small alleyways fascinate foreign tourists (Photo: VNA)

 
 
 
Most of the ancient houses in Hoi An are designed with spacious and open air (Photo: VNA)

Most of the ancient houses in Hoi An are designed with spacious and open air (Photo: VNA)

 
 
 
Hoi An ancient town attracted nearly 5 million visitors in 2018 (Photo: VNA)

Hoi An ancient town attracted nearly 5 million visitors in 2018 (Photo: VNA)

 
 
 
There are many restaurants that help visitors enjoy the view of Hoi An's ancient beauty (Photo: VNA)

There are many restaurants that help visitors enjoy the view of Hoi An's ancient beauty (Photo: VNA)

 
Hoi An also captivates visitors with its special food (Photo: VNA)

Hoi An also captivates visitors with its special food (Photo: VNA)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
In recent years, Hoi An locals have developed craft making leather products, which is very popular among tourists (Photo: VNA)

In recent years, Hoi An locals have developed craft making leather products, which is very popular among tourists (Photo: VNA)

 
Seal sculpting shop in the centre of Hoi An ancient town (Photo: VNA)

Seal sculpting shop in the centre of Hoi An ancient town (Photo: VNA)

 
International visitors experience how to make Hoi An traditional lanterns (Photo: VNA)

International visitors experience how to make Hoi An traditional lanterns (Photo: VNA)

 
 
 
 
 

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