News in Hoi An Ancient Town
Vishnu is regarded as the Preserver, one of three deities related to water in Hinduism. He was worshipped by the ancient Cham people and believed to bless the travellers up and down the Thu Bon river. The economic system and this particular belief made a special cultural character of the ancient Quang Nam.
The exhibition of the photo collection “Vietnam- 40 years after war” by Irish photographer Ian Thuiler has just been opened in Hoi An ancient town on the occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Ireland and Vietnam.
A scientific workshop on praticalizing the ecological irrigation solution to My Son Relics conservation and development was held by the Institute of Ecology and Works Protection (under the Vietnam Academy for Water Resources).
Hoi An is a shoppers heaven where you can find tailor shops everywhere on the streets. Today, Hoi An is also known as a shopping paradise that attracts tourists towards its wonderful souvenirs, handicrafts, antique pieces, silk materials and art paintings, and so on.
Thanks to their special products, Tra Que village has become an attractive destination for tourists, particularly foreigners. It has been a highlight for visitors to Hoi An since the first tour to the village was opened in 2004 by Hoi An Travel Company.
The Hoi An ancient town has been trading with the outside world since almost the 15th century. Once one of the busiest ports in all of South East Asia, the docksides of this relatively small central Vietnamese town were once awash with the sound of Chinese, Japanese, American, European and Indonesian traders, all bringing their wares to Vietnam’s doorstep.
Folk songs and traditional music are alive in Hoi An town .They are exciting, and interesting.
I lost every thing in Paris, but I found my life again in Hoi An," says Denis Bartard, a French businessman who made the historical seaside town his home 10 years ago.
The architecture of Hội An, which is almost entirely of wood, is a draw to visitors. It blends traditional Vietnamese designs and techniques with those from other countries, above all China and Japan, whose citizens settled there to trade and built houses and community centers to their own designs.
Foreign and domestic travelers enjoy their tour to the Thanh Ha Pottery Village. According to historical documents, in the 16th century, craftsmen from the central provinces of Nghe An and Thanh Hoa went to Thanh Ha (Quang Nam province) to establish the village and develop the pottery trade in the reign of the Nguyen Dynasty.
Going to My Son Holy Land and Hoi An ancient town, the first thing that visitors can feel is the primitive beauty of thousand years old, the rarely enduring beauty of the two world-class heritage sites.
Hoi An Ancient Town and My Son Sanctuary were almost razed to the ground and sank beneath the lake, if not for the intervention of Mr. Ho Nghinh, former Party Secretary of Quang Nam - Da Nang Province.
Craftsman Huynh Ri, 74, from Kim Bong Village in ancient Hoi An Town, still makes wooden carvings, but his age limits his output.
Situated in a narrow alley on Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street in Hoi An City, there stands a house built in 1806 that sheltered 14 generations of former headmasters of the Royal Army, Nguyen Tuong Van's (1774-1822) family.
From April 1, all officials and government employees of Hoi An ancient town will have to go to work by bicycles, said Hoi An Party Chief – Mr. Nguyen Su.
Upon each occasion from the mainland to Cu Lao Cham island ( Hoi An Ancient Town) met on the full moon, I’ll be the people you go to the beach offers dishes made from “her breast”snails.(ốc “vú nàng”) By simple moon season “vú nàng” snails appear more.
Hoi An flourished thanks to its port, attracting traders from China, Japan and the Mediterranean in the 16th, 17th centuries. Out of this mixture of cultures, a unique style of Vietnamese cooking developed, drawing upon a wide range of flavours, influences and cooking techniques.
Perhaps the long, street food is an indispensable character of the people of Hoi An. Morning is a gift of light noodle, any beach, any bun; dimensional gift any way cake rolls, rolls ....
Central Quang Nam province will, from now to 2020, focus on improving the perception on tourism development and human resources training for the sector to meet rising demands, thus shifting its economic base from agriculture to industry, with services occupying a large ratio of the economy.
The ancient city of Hoi An in central Quang Nam province celebrated the arrival of the 6 millionth foreign tourist who visited the old quarter at the Japanese Bridge, on February 28.
Building and developing a brand name for the Vietnamese tourism market is a key solution to help the sector reach this year’s target of welcoming 8 million foreign and 40 million domestic tourists, and earning 220 trillion VND (10.34 billion USD), domestic tourism managers have said.
An Indian magazine, India Times, has named Hoi An, a World Heritage Site located in the central province of Quang Nam, one of the world's most romantic cities.
Vietnam is among the top 50 attractive tourist destinations globally, said the www.movehub.com - a website frequented by people who want to move abroad.
Nearly 120 foreign tourists arrived in the central city of Da Nang on January 31 on Flight MI630 operated by Singapore’s Silk Air, becoming the first visitors of the Year of the Horse to the beach city.
Being geographically located in the tropical zone, Vietnam is truly a heaven of various kinds of fruit. First-time visitors to the country will be amazed at the countless number of colourful fruits sold at reasonable prices in every street and market all year round.
The Van Mieu-Quoc Tu Giam (Temple of Literature) in Hanoi welcomed around 100,000 visitors in the first five days of the Year of Horse, an official from the site’s Centre for Cultural and Scientific Activities has revealed.
All tours to Son Doong cave, described as the world’s largest cave, in the central province of Quang Binh have been fully booked up to 2015.
The provinces of Lam Dong, Dak Lak, Dak Nong, Gia Lai and Kon Tum have joined hands to develop infrastructure and design various kinds of tours to popularise regional culture to serve the 2014 national tourism year, themed “Central Highlands, Great Jungle”.
The country is best known for its bays dotted with dramatic limestone stacks, rice-paddies and coffee plantations, quiet beaches and bustling, pagoda-filled cities. With more and more people discovering these and other attractions, tour operators are welcoming a boom in bookings.