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Hoi An Ancient Town

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Address: Hoi An, Vietnam
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Located on the banks of the poetic Thu Bon River, in central Quang Nam...

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 seaside border (East), it used to be one of the major trading centers in Southeast Asia during the 16th century due to the early western trader occupying period.

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Hoi An Old Town Food Tour by Night
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US$ 42.00*
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Half-Day Tour of Hoi An Ancient Town from Da Nang
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US$ 40.00*
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Private Tour: Kayaking in Hoi An Old Town

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A great place to go, day and night.

The old town is a lovely place to wander around. So many shops, restaurants and a plethora of tailors. Take a bot trip up the river and back, under the low bridge for a different... read more

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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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The old town is a lovely place to wander around. So many shops, restaurants and a plethora of tailors. Take a bot trip up the river and back, under the low bridge for a different view of the area. It costs about £4 for a ticket to goo in to the Old town, but this covers you for as many... More 

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Great vibe sums up Hoi An old town. The food is superb its hard to go wrong, the evening are post card perfect along the small streets and the river. The town is quiet compared to both Hanoi and Saigon with a reprieve from the traffic congestion, however it could be further enhanced by eliminating motor bikes between 10am and... More 

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I didn't expect the crowed and the entrance fee is quite painful. Its fine to pay for entrance fee if you can see where they use it, but it seems that they mistreated the river. The river is dirty, you can even smell it. I hate to think that they aren't taking good care of it. Its a tourist spot... More 

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I have done a lot of traveling and I have not seen so many tourists wall to wall like this for a long time. But there is a very big BUT. It really doesn't matter. Hoi An is a charming town to visit and can be very busy. However, in the daytime the streets are not so busy, especially in... More 

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It is one of the most famous places in Da Nang city which you surely pay a visit to there. The secenaries are very beautiful and impressive. There are many so many souveniers that you can buy for your friends, relatives

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We have spent 4days staying at Essence Resort (excellent) and have been into the old town during the day and night on each day we've been here. They have done a really good job of creating a top level tourist experience without it becoming completely cheesy (yet). We cam armed with recommendations for eating, tailors, drinking and managed to find... More 

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Food quality is almost bad. Not a place for entertainment. Just for doing photo. People are very friendly. Almost quiet after 9pm

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Visited the ancient town of Hoi An with my partner. I recommend visiting both during the day and night. The souvenir shops repeat themselves, so it can be tiring seeing the same things again and again, but that can be a plus, as you can bargain better deals for the same item! At night the town is magical with the... More 

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Truly charming in its own unique way, this colourful ancient town is definitely a must see. It really comes alive at nights, particularly on a Saturday night.

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Definitely a place must to visit if going to Vietnam. Lovely little town with a lot of things to do and see. Go to ancient town after dark and everyrhing it will be light up. Definitely will coming back next rime if i visit Vietnam again

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