6 Wonders of Hoi An, Vietnam

Let's open the six wonders of Hoi An in Vietnam!! Go!!

Let’s open the six wonders of Hoi An in Vietnam!! Go!!

Hoi An is recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

1- Time seems to stop in Hoi An (aka Faifo).  Hoi An Ancient Town is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a South-East Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th century.

The two-century old beauty.

During the last two centuries, battles and wars made the history of Vietnam. Which miracle has kept Hoi An untouched?

2- Hoi An was the port where traders from Europe, India, China and Japan met. Some settled down and brought their cultures to Hoi An. This answers for the unique cultural blend here.

During the last two centuries, battles and wars made the history of Vietnam. Which miracle has kept Hoi An untouched?

Building that display a unique blend of local and foreign influences.

On a door of one Chinese temple.

On a door of one Chinese temple.

3- The icon of Hoi An: the Japanese bridge that locates next to a Chinese temple. The bridge was a link between Japanese and Chinese areas of Hoi An. Both were constructed by Vietnamese workers.

Me on the Japanese bridge.

Me on the Japanese bridge.

Like a princess waiting for her prince on the bridge!!

Like a princess waiting for her prince on the bridge!!

4- A good visit to Vietnamese arts…

Stamp maker.

Stamp maker.

Traditional music.

Traditional music.

Calligraphy.

Calligraphy.

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Pottery.

5- The colorful hand-crafted lanterns make Hoi An’s “branded” scene.

In each lantern there lives a dream...

In each lantern there lives a dream…

Blending in...

Blending in…

6- A kitchen of Vietnamese cuisine, from street vendors to hi-end restaurants.

Fried cakes.

Fried cakes.

Tourists can cook!! >.<

Tourists can cook!! >.<

We made this feast!!

We made this feast!!

TADA!!! Sớm gặp bạn ở Hội An. That means “see you soon in Hoi An”!

Sweet!

Sweet!

One thought on “6 Wonders of Hoi An, Vietnam

  1. May 11, 2013 at 9:56 PM

    Chị làm thêm về ” mắt cửa” ấy,cái treo trước của nhà. Còn làng rau trà quế nữa chị ơi.Chị không giới thiệu về món cao lầu,mỳ quảng à.Còn cả bài chòi nữa.

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