Hoi An Ancient Town which is one of the heritage sites of the World has been becoming an ideal place not only for domestic but also for foreign tourists. Recently, Hoi An has been recognized as one of ten leading tourism cities in Asia, according to Condé Nast Traveler, the world’s premier travel magazine. Because of the unique beauty, there are a lot of tourists choosing Hoi An for their holiday. Especially, for the new couples, Hoi An is romantic place for their honeymoon. Honeymoon in such a place like Hoi An, Vietnam is a unforgettable memories.
Hoi An Town
Hội An, also Fai-Fo or Faifoo, is a city in Vietnam, located on the coast of the South China Sea in the South Central Coast region, in the Quảng Nam Province.
With approximately 120,000 inhabitants, Hội An is recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Hội An Ancient Town is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a South-East Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th century. Its buildings and its street plan reflect the influences, both indigenous and foreign, that have combined to produce this unique heritage site.
Hội An (會 安) translates as “peaceful meeting place”. In English and other European languages, the town was known historically as Faifo. This word is derived from Vietnamese Hội An phố (the town of Hội An), which was shortened to “Hoi-pho”, and then to “Faifo” Up to now, the ancient town of Hoi An intactly preserves its original architectures, including houses, temples, pogodas, streets, ports, civil buildings, religious structures and other non-religious worshipping structures. The every day lifestyle with deep-rooted customs and cultural activities is fascinating.
The town reflects a fusion of indigenous and foreign cultures (principally Chinese and Japanese with later European influences) that combined to produce this unique survival. There are 1,360 relics and landscapes. These relics are divided into eleven kinds, including 1,068 ancient houses, 19 pagodas, 43 temples, 23 communal houses, 38 family temples, 5 assembly halls, 11 old wells, one bridge, 44 ancient tombs. In old quarter, there are more than 1000 relic sites. So why this town make your honeymoon in Vietnam so special?
A dreamy and romantic city
You always feel the freedom, the sweet, the romantic and the love of your honeymoon.
You can feel the peace of the city every morning when you awake. The atmosphere is clear and quiet. After enjoying the breakfast, two of you can walk around the city, along the streets, and watch the tranquil river.
At night, Hoi An will offer you two a completely different picture: quaint but full of dreamy. Red various in shape handcraft lanterns hanging along the streets create a magic picture. These shimmering lanterns floating and flowing gently on the water make all space become magical, mysterious. You can also drop a lantern and pray for your life and love. It is going to come true.