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Hoi An general Info

Hoi An General Information
Hoi An Old Town is located 30km south of Danang City, and 60km northeast of Tam Ky. Hoi An used to be an international trade center by sea on the east area in the 16th and 17th centuries. It was the busiest trading port in Dang Trong region of Vietnam during the reign of Nguyen as merchants from Japan, China, Portugal, Spain, Holland etc. often stopped over to exchange and purchase commodities. Good to give some ideas what commodities being traded here during the period.

In the historical progress of establishment and development, Hoi An was known by foreign merchants as Faifo, Haisfo, Hoai pho. Based on archaeological relics and early records of architectural dwellings, Hoi An was also an important meeting place of many cultures, such as Champa, Vietnamese, Portuguese, Japanese and Chinese, and has been greatly impacted upon by Vietnamese and Chinese civilization.

Notes:
Address: Quang Nam Province, Vietnam.
Open daily, all year around.
Location: 30km south of Danang City, and 60km northeast of Tam Ky.
Day-time ticket: 120,000 VND/person, valid for 24 hours, applied for 5 out of 22 sightseeing places within Hoian which require admission fee.