Hoi An Travel Guide
Hoi An Local History
This town was a major international port during the 17th to 19th Century.
It was the first Chinese settlement in Southern Vietnam and still has an old-world enchantment about it.
Hoi An Attractions
Chuch Thanh Pagoda - Off Nguyen Truon To. This structure dates from 1454 and is the oldest Pagoda in Hoi An.
Cam Nam Village - Across the Cam Nam Bridge. A lovely village where you can buy local arts and crafts.
Chaozau Assembly Hall - 157 Nguyen Duy Hieu. This hall was built in 1776 by Chaozhou Chinese.
Safari Bar Cui a Dai Beach Hoian This ai friendly place offering good times. Great food. Has the largest selection of beers in cetral vienam. Owned by a crazy American surfer and his wife from CA. Great place to unwind and have fun.. Best burgers ever.
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Nguyet Thu Tailors 156 Tran Phu. Have your clothes made there with the nice designs in just a couple of hours. You'll find it's surprising to have the nice pieces of clothes made for your self just with a little spending.
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Hoi An Shopping
Hoi An offers tailor made clothing at over 200 tailor shops across town.
Pottery, weaved mats and wood carvings are available in surrounding arts and craft villages.
Hoi An Beaches
Cua Dai Beach - Travel 5km east from Hoi An for this safe beach area.
Hoi An Restaurants and Bars
A speciality from this area is cao lau, a doughy flat noodle that is mixed with croutons, bean sprouts and other greens and then finally rounded-off with slices of pork.
Hoi An Restaurants
Mermaid Restaurant - 2 Tran Phu. In general you will always find good food here and the bonus is that they serve breakfasts until late - perfect for those lazy days.
Faifoo Restaurant - 104 Tran Phu. To taste the local speciality coal au, make sure to stop by this restaurant. They offer great Vietnamese cuisine over all.
Hon Phuc Restaurant - 86 Bach Dang. This riverside restaurant serves a speciality dish of fish wrapped in banana leaves.
Banana Split Café - 53 Hoang Dieu. If you feel like something fruity, stop by here for some fresh fruit juice or one of their famous banana splits.
Hoi An Bars & Clubs
Zanzi Bar - 53-54 Nhi Trung. This bar offers a great selection of world music to their patrons.
Tam Tam Café & Bar - 110 Nguyen Thai Hoc. This is a perfect summer hangout with its lovely balcony. You can also catch a game of billiard inside, or nibble on something from the bar menu if you do feel hungry.
Peace Bar - 7 Le Loi. This bar is quite popular among Western tourists, especially with its great selection of Western music that they play.
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