Being an uncommon traditional city in the world, Hoi An can fully remain a thousand of architecture heritages such as ancient streets, ancient houses, Assembly halls, temples, pagodas, ancient wells or ancient tombs, etc...
You have a wide range of choice for your destinations including cultural constructions such as Bridge pagoda, Cam Pho temple, Tuy Tien Duong Minh Huong, Quan Cong Temple or museums such as museum of culture and history, museum of commercial Ceramics, of Sa Huynh culture or ancient houses and so on. Moreover, you can visit the craft and art workshops, XQ embroidery center and engaged in the recreational activities such as watching traditional art performances, watching movies, and participating the underwater activities or enjoy a cruise ride on Hoai River. Particularly, an unmissable attraction to visit in Hoi An is the Tra Que vegetable village with smooth green vegetable field with special taste selected to be one of ten most worth-to-visit destination in Vietnam.
Wherever you visit, gastronomy is what nobody takes no care and it is not an exception in Hoi An. You will be familiar with the names like Cao Lau Mrs Bé, Quảng noodle Mr and Mrs Hải, Phượng bread or Chicken rice Mrs Buội when learning about the local cuisine. Furthermore, you will be delighted with some snacks here with unusual tastes that can be easily recognized and distinguished after once enjoyed.
In general, the most ideal season to visit Hoi An is from February to April when the weather is in good condition with less rain and most pleasant temperature. There are two separated seasons of rain and dry seasons with some extreme hot and cold periods lasting for about a week each. A distinctive habit in Hoi An appealing to a large number of visitors from every regions coming here is the floating paper lanterns celebrated on 14th July of the lunar calendar on poetic Hòai river and in statue garden of Hoi An.
It is unavoidable to have moving and sympathetic emotions when immersing in the sparkling and fanciful beauty of thousands of paper lanterns floating on the river, watching an old woman selling sundries dreaming to the peaceful scenery of the Mid-autumn festival, or watching the little boys and girls peddling lanterns for tourists. All those things create a Hoi An with miracle attractiveness and irresistible urge in every person visiting the land.