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Top five Things to Do in Hoi An, Vietnam – A Handy Guideline!

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Top five Things to Do in Hoi An, Vietnam – A Handy Guideline!

Are you traveling to Vietnam any time soon? Do add a visit to Hoi An, an ancient and riverside town of Vietnam in your bucket list for an ultimate Vietnamese experience. From stunning beaches to boat trips, night markets to bars, cafes, hand-crafted lanterns to iconic eight hundred colonial buildings, coconut forests to museums and temples, this old-fashioned city has a lot to offer. Hoi An houses an exhilarating blend of breathtaking landscapes, enthralling architecture, and mouthwatering food. No doubt, it is quite arduous to unlike this compelling town and not to have a significant time during the stay.

Things to do in Hoi An

Here is the list of five best things to do in Hoi An to have the best time of your life.

1. Head out for the glorious beaches

Built alongside the Thu Bon River, Hoi An has plenty of beautiful beaches nearby to soak up the sun, enjoy swimming and other water sports. The two most famous beaches are Cua Dai beach, which is three kilometers away from the old town and Bang beach, which can be reached after a four-kilometer ride. You can also book a boat trip to Cham Islands for a more private and intimate tropical getaway. Apart from the powdery sand, blue waters, and tall coconut trees, stretches of umbrellas, deckchairs, and restaurants add on to the picturesque view of these spellbinding beaches. The food at the beach restaurants is safe and hygienic, and the prices are nominal. 

2. Try Vietnamese food

One of the best things to do in Hoi An is to have an ultimate Vietnamese dine-in experience at the fine restaurants of Hoi An. The best dish to try at Hoi An is White Roses, which are shrimp dumplings made with rice dough. Morning glory, Mango Mango, and White Rose are some of the famous Hoi An restaurants that are known for their delectable taste and hospitality.

3. Book water puppet show

Water puppetry represents Vietnamese culture. The traditional folk tales are recreated and told though colorful puppets that float on the surface of the water. English narrations help foreign tourists in understanding the delightful tales.

4. Get a custom-made suit

Hoi An is a heaven of the textile industry. Over 400 tailoring shops are located in Hoi An that can create well-tailored and personalized suits of good quality at reasonable prices. Some of the reliable tailoring shops of the town are Yaly Couture, Be Be, and Bao Khan Silk.

5. Buy Handicrafts

You can buy beautifully handcrafted lanterns and other local arts that will surely make excellent gifts and souvenirs.

Is Hoi An worth visiting?

Yes, for sure. Its old-fashioned charm will conquer you and you will fall in love with this town. There are lots of best things to do in Hoi An. It is the best town to relax, chill, and praise the wonders of nature and architecture. 

So, if you get time, do spend at least three days in Hoi An, and you will never regret it.

 

(4) Comments

  1. I think it would be so amazing to be completely submerged in another culture, to try and see the world from their view. Those lanterns are so beautiful, I have a few in my home, but would love to go there and get one! Thanks for the tips, and thanks for visiting our blog! We really appreciate it! You have a very nice blog, and I enjoy reading your articles. Let’s keep in touch!

    1. Thank you so much for you comment!! Your blog is awesome…I’d be more than happy to keep in touch!!

  2. Hoi An sounds wonderful. I would love to visit the beautiful beaches and learn about the culture. I can see enjoying the food and shopping in outdoor markets. Thank you for your recommendations.

    1. Thanks for stopping by, hope you can visit soon

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