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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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Traditional shops that have survived many years of flooding and destruction by war. A nice snap shot of what living was like from a by gone era. We walked around several days and found lots of local crafts and goods without the dodging of motorcycles...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank FionaRB
Reviewed today via mobile

It is absolutely a place to visit... I have to say that probably in Vietnam one of the most popular beautiful places...

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Giuliano V
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We really enjoyed the Ancient Town. You can find plenty of great shops and restaurants. We had clothes made at Mr Xe and that was a real adventure. This is a great place for good food, coffee and drinks. Batgain hard!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LeanneC772
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It's a beautiful and charming part of the town. Very beautiful and colourful at night. You can find good quality souvenirs with reasonable prices. There are many good restaurants and cafes in the area! Bring cash if you want to shop as many places only...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sarahG6794FG
Reviewed yesterday

While commercial, it was still mesmerizing. An experience to be had in the late afternoon and evening. Thousands of people, boats, lanterns, and a taste of the past. Take some time to relax and just enjoy the atmosphere. Take a boat ride, and don’t race...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ausbernee
Reviewed yesterday

Hoi An is a great town for visiting historic sites and temples, wandering into galleries, shopping, dining, and walking around. It features lovely tree-lined streets with bright, colorful lanterns everywhere. It's just a short 45-minute drive from Danang - through the China Beach area -...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Benay K
Reviewed yesterday

Disappointed visit, there is nothing to do in the city. A lot of people, many not interesting shops and no activities after sunset.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Setonas
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Can't visit Ho An without visiting the Ancient town. It's a must see both day and night. Great coffee shops and all the tourist shops. An absolute must visit!!!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank M294FVjamesj
Reviewed yesterday

I know, we can't complain about too many tourists - because we were adding to them. The old buildings were lovely, and the lanterns are pretty at night, but it was very crowded. Recommend checking if there is a quieter time to visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Multimuffin
Reviewed 2 days ago

Wondering around Hoi An old town, is just a wonderful experience, with all the character of the old buildings and the lively huddle and bustle of the place, night time is especially beautiful

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Peter C
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DJR504
January 14, 2019|
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November 3, 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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November 3, 2018|
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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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Which hotel is better? (6 Replies)
My agency named me two hotels: 1) Teng Yun Hotel Lijiang in Shu He Ancient Town 2) Tianlun Lijiang Hostel in XiangHe street As I could not find the exact map location of the two hotels, appreciate if someone could comment on which hotel is better in terms of convenience of getting around in LiJiang. Also which hotel is more comfortable to stay in? I am looking to spend the first week of June in LiJiang, would any scenary attractions like Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, be closed due to the...More
January 31, 2008|
Response fromBiancayu|
1) Teng yun hotel in shu he old town,about 10km from lijiang da yan old town. 2)Tian lun hostel is in the south of lijiang da yan old town,in ne city. JDSM won't close during June season
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Private tour in Shanghai (1 Replies)
Can anyone recommend where I can find a licensed tour-guide to provide private tour in Shanghai to places like Zhujiajiao,Longhua Park, Qibao Ancient Town and other more unique places ?
March 19, 2006|
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Feedback for Hue/Hoi An 5 day itinerary (0 Replies)
Hello everybody, would appreciate some feedback on the following 5 day itinerary for 4 adults. Plan is to arrange private car transportation to sight see between places. Specifically: 1) Is Bana hills and Bach Ma too much to do in one day? 2) Any other must-do activities to recommend in Hue/Hoi An? Thanks a lot!! Dec 26 Private car pick up at Danang Airport at 8am Bana Hills (French architecture) Bach Ma National Park Check in at hotel in Hue Dec 27 Hue Dec 28 ...More
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