In the hustle and bustle modern life, there’s a place that seems to escape from the rule of time, it’s Hoi An ancient town. The life here goes quietly and the time seems to never touches the nostalgic atmosphere existing from centuries ago. All the belongings of this little town, from old roofs covered by moss, streets flooded in the red color of lanterns to elaborate frescoes carry the breath of a world hundreds of years ago that lure steps of visitors.
Located in a single ward of Minh An on a small area of only 2 square kilometers, Hoi An is an ancient town built on a chess board shape featured by short and narrow streets that meet one another at many points. It is the most tranquil city in Vietnam with the traditional beauty which have been maintained for decades including Chinese-style shops, Japanese teahouses and elaborate temples. As a small town and thanks to the lack of traffic, in any time, you can always feel so relaxing with your mind all free from stress.
The ancient town is a complex of more than 1000 historical relics including ancient houses, wells, worship halls, temples, pagodas, tombs and a bridge. For centuries, no matter how the outside world has changed, Hoi An has never changed even once. Coming to Hoi Anh, visitors can find a complex of ancient structures that are mostly preserved its primitive shapes and souls and fully feel the atmosphere of the ancient time, which makes the places an unique place in the modern world.
Walking on streets of Hoi An, visitors will find themselves in a journey back to the time, get lost in the atmosphere of a busy commercial harbor under the Nguyen Dynasty, a prosperous town with red roofs and yellow walls, colorful bougainvillea and quisqualis hanging on to walls. And, being an ancient town, this place offers food cooked on the old recipes as Cao Lau, Quang noodles that help fill your stomach after long wandering around the town. You can easily find a food stall or restaurant in the campus of the town, tasting its cuisine is also a great way to understand the place.
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