Hoi An enters top 15 cities in Asia

The ancient town of Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam has entered the top 15 cities in Asia selected by Travel+Leisure’s World's Best Awards 2021.
Hoi An enters top 15 cities in Asia hinh anh 1Domestic and foreign tourists visit Hoi An ancient town. (Photo: VNA)
Hoi An enters top 15 cities in Asia hinh anh 2Hoi An is an ancient town located on the Hoai river in Quang Nam province, only 30 km south of Da Nang city. (Photo: VNA)
Hoi An enters top 15 cities in Asia hinh anh 3Hoi An used to be a busy international trading harbor which accommodated commercial ships from Japan, China, Holland, Spain and India. The town was also an important stop on the silk road at sea. In the photo: Foreign and domestic tourists visit the ancient town of Hoi An. (Photo: VNA)
Hoi An enters top 15 cities in Asia hinh anh 4Hoi An is an ideal place for culture explorers, food lovers and shoppers. Every year, the small town of nearly two square kilometers receives millions of visitors from around the world. (Photo: VNA)
Hoi An enters top 15 cities in Asia hinh anh 5Cau Bridge in Hoi An with unique architectural features. (Photo: VNA)
Hoi An enters top 15 cities in Asia hinh anh 6Chua Cau or Cau Bridge is considered the “heart” of the ancient town of Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam. It is a beautiful historical piece, featuring the cultural and architectural exchange between Vietnam and Japan. It was built near the Hoai River in the 16th century with donations from Japanese merchants. Therefore, Chua Cau is also called “The Japanese Bridge”. (Photo: VNA)
Hoi An enters top 15 cities in Asia hinh anh 7In 1999, the small city was recognised by the UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage site. It has been honoured by Travel Leisure many times in its list of world top cities in 2019, 10 best cities in Asia in 2018, and 50 best cities to visit in 2019. (Photo: VNA)
Hoi An enters top 15 cities in Asia hinh anh 8Hoi An is an ideal place for culture explorers, food lovers and shoppers. Every year, the small town of nearly two square kilometers receives millions of visitors from around the world. (Photo: VNA)
Hoi An enters top 15 cities in Asia hinh anh 9The ancient town of Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam enters the top 15 cities in Asia selected by Travel+Leisure’s World's Best Awards 2021. (Photo: VNA)
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