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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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All reviews lots of shops great shopping colourful lanterns narrow streets lovely town full moon japanese bridge beautiful at night walk around night market buy a ticket street food street vendors old quarter da nang tourists vietnam
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Reviewed today

Old town is very good at night with colourful lanterns, yellow painted buildings and wooden structures/bridges. During the days, its very overwhelming with bicycles, scooters and tourists. Expected about 5 times more tourists taking selfies and around Hoi An night market and area in front...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Minkyu
Reviewed today

I had mixed feeling about Hoi An. It was a pretty town with lots of amenities and great food, but very much on the touristy side. I felt like it was one of those places that may have had authentic origins, but today is built...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank savvyexploring
Reviewed today

Fantastic original Vietnamese town with plenty of shops selling local produce, markets, coffee shops and some fantastic restaurants. If you want design your own clothes there are plenty of tailors at hand. Night market starts at 5pm and there is no hassle from the traders....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed today via mobile

Try to get into the old town before 11 a.m. and you can enjoy a traffic free environment. With the mixture of Chinese and Japanese influence in the architecture there is something of significance on almost every corner. A walk through the fruit and vegetable...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Glyn F
Reviewed today via mobile

Bustling but surprisingly laidback, partly because scooters and bikes are banned from the old town. Great fun for teenagers — give them 1000 dong and see what they can buy. (Answer — not a lot, but give ‘em a million and they’ll leave you alone...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 228harrietc
Reviewed yesterday

Avenues and alleyways in the old town are so photogenic and interesting, you can wander aimlessly for hours or even days (we did!). lots to see and experience, despite the crowds which converge in the afternoons (lots of package tour buses which stay until late)....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Darmancook
Reviewed yesterday

Hoi an is a beautiful town. Fabulous in the morning when it's quiet. The pagodas, old houses and bridge are great sightseeing. It is exceptionally beautiful at night. Really one of the most beautiful places on earth that I have been to. However, it is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank owlbeonholiday
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You can spend days wandering the old town. If it's your first time do buy tickets and go into some of the old house, not only does this money assist with maintenance but you will find them really beautiful and interesting! Plenty of shopping, instagram...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 968sarahq
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Love this area of Hoi An. Bustling, lively, great fun for food and a drink. Shopping is great too but be prepared to barter!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 594catherined
Reviewed yesterday

Hoi An has the potential to be a nice town to visit. It is nice that in the shopping area after 3 p.m. that bikes and vehicles are not permitted. Unfortunately with the number of tourists visiting, especially around the river area in the evenings,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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DJR504
15 January 2019|
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Response from António T | Reviewed this property |
terribly sorry, I don't remember
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3 November 2018|
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Response from MohammedD1118 | Reviewed this property |
There is no need for a ticket to visit the town, however there are are places of interest located in and around the town that requires a ticket. My advice would be to rather split your stay between the beach and the town if... More
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Response from 130thuyp | Reviewed this property |
Hello Marco, The weather in Hoi An is nice at this time, it is not too hot or not too cold also. This is a good time to visit. Thuy
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